Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) are delighted to announce the launch of their Cycle Challenge for 2023 – this year a stunning route through Bohemia and along the Danube has been planned, starting from Prague, and finishing in Vienna. The Cycle Challenge is IHF’s largest and longest standing fundraising event, running every year since 2009 and proudly supported by Kingspan … [Read more...] about Irish Hospice Foundation launch a Bohemian Rhapsody Cycle Challenge from Prague to Vienna
The only way is up….. scaling new heights for Cancer Care West
Originally from Bray in Co. Wicklow but living in Galway for the past 7 years, 29-year-old Radiation Therapist Aisling McDonnell will scale new heights for local charity Cancer Care West this July. After taking part in too many adventure races to mention and enjoying long distance running, Aisling has now set the challenge of climbing Kilimanjaro. She will scale the mountain … [Read more...] about The only way is up….. scaling new heights for Cancer Care West
Cancer Survivor Dean Hall to be first person to swim full length of River Shannon
Cancer survivor Dean Hall from Oregon in the Unites States, plans to be the first person in history to swim the entire length of the River Shannon. No stranger to long distance swimming, Dean became the first person to swim 184 miles of the Willamette River in his home state in 2014. His message is one of healing and hope. Hall will also be raising awareness of Childhood … [Read more...] about Cancer Survivor Dean Hall to be first person to swim full length of River Shannon
This September – Walk or Cycle the Camino!
This September Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind is offering 30 people the opportunity of a lifetime to travel the Camino De Santiago de Compestella while raising much needed funds for the charity. There are two events to choose from. You can cycle or walk from Leon to Santiago taking in the stunning countryside of Northern Spain with memories to last a lifetime. … [Read more...] about This September – Walk or Cycle the Camino!
Preston Brothers Head to Loch Ness for Marathon Fundraising Effort
A band of brothers from Preston are embarking on an ambitious running challenge in the Highlands of Scotland to help make a better life for children in Africa. Despite never having run long-distance before, the Coxheads – John (26), Edward (24), Mark (20) and David (18) – will take on the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon on September 27, alongside fiancé Laura Bocking (24) and … [Read more...] about Preston Brothers Head to Loch Ness for Marathon Fundraising Effort