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Join us in Athlone on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 for a 5k/10k run at 8pm.

Your €25 donation will play a big part in helping the Mark Pollock Trust to reach its €500,000 fundraising aim this year to fast-track a cure for paralysis, which will change the lives of millions of paralysed people around the world.

There are a limited number of places available so make sure to sign up early so you don't miss out!


This year's Athlone run will again be championed by Leo Smith.

The Route:

The start and finish line will be located beside the Spar shop Garrycastle, Athlone.  The 5km route will be along Cartrontroy, retreat road and then out around Athlone I.T. and back to the Spar shop Garrycastle.  Those wishing to complete 10km will repeat this loop.

Whether you are completing the 5km run or 10km run, please aim to arrive at 19.30 (7.30pm) so that we can ensure everyone will receive their flashing armband and buff and have a group photo before we go running!


In return for your donation, you will receive a run entry, Run in the Dark buff and flashing armband.

Refreshments will be distributed to all participants at the finish line.

Chip-timing is not in operation for our pop-up events.

A group photo will be taken with all participants in advance of the run.

Registration will close at 6pm sharp on Tuesday 14th November.

For any queries relating to this event please feel free to contact Leo Smith Athlone Community College [email protected]