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Join us in Galway on Wednesday 15th November, 2017 for a 5k or 10k run along the Salthill Promenade 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 Galway run will again be championed by Joanne Sweeney-Burke.


Commencing at the entrance gates to Mutton Island on the seafront, participants will start the run along the 3m footpath of Gratton road for 700 m and then proceed to join the 4m wide salt hill promenade and continue the run until they reach black rock wall at 2.5km.

They will then u turn and run back along the same route until they reach the entrance gates at Mutton Island. At this point the 5km runners will finish and 10 km runners will run the route one extra time.

The runners will be on public pathways at all times and no public roads will be crossed for the run.

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!

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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.