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Join us at Letterkenny Town Park on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 for a 5k run/walk 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 limited places available so make sure to sign up early so you don't miss out!


This year's Donegal run will again be championed by Sonia McGarvey, mother of Noirin who sustained a spinal cord injury at the age of 4.

The inspiration comes from watching Mark Pollock’s documentary ‘Unbreakable’ and the similarities struck a cord- the grueling rehabilitation, learning to live with a spinal cord injury and searching for the cure.

The Route:

This year's event will take place at Letterkenny Town Park.
Thanks to Letterkenny parkrun for the idea - check out the route here 

The course is 5km long and consists of three laps run anti clockwise. 
Run packs and refreshments (post event) will be distributed in the vestry (old St Conal's Chapel) in Letterkenny Town Park.
There are wheelchair accessible toilets available here.


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*All registration will take place online.

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

*The route is generally wheelchair accessible with some short paths that may be more challenging but avoidable!

*Head torches or handheld torches are required as some places are completely unlit

*There is a family ticket for this event - to register for a family ticket choose Family Entry.
  After registering your family you will be sent a discount code which you will use to Claim A Family Place. You will need to register all of your family      members for insurance purposes so it is necessary to use the Claim A Family Place section when you have registered using Family Entry.

*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.