Leitrim Canal Run 5 Km says thanks

Thank you to the over 200 walkers and runners that attended the Leitrim Village Canal fun run and walk on Sunday, July 22.

Thank you to the over 200 walkers and runners that attended the Leitrim Village Canal fun run and walk on Sunday, July 22.

This was a real community day out with young and not so young taking part. The event raised €1500 for the North West Hospice and Leitrim National School.

A big thank you to the parents association of Leitrim NS namely Orla Beirne, Carmel Curley, Fiona Dolan and Aisling O’Boyd for registration and timekeeping.

Thanks to the Civil Defence, to our stewards Brian Connors, Gabriel Cox, Gerry Murphy, John & Adam Casey, Niall, Sean and Micheal Guckian, Eugene, Joe Earley, Jim Doran, Johnny Gill, Brendan Prior and Seamus Flynn.

Thanks to our MC Enda McDonagh, also to Coleen Regan, Catherine Moreton, Bridie Doran and Hilda Reylonds for organising tea and refreshments after the race. Thanks to Leitrim NS board of management for the use of the school.

Special thanks to Waterways Ireland for sponsorship of trophies and John Peirce, Chairman of the Midsummer Festival & Seamus Regan for their support for the race over the past number of months. Finally thank you to the Mulvey family for presenting the Cyril Mulvey perpetual cup to the Male and Female race winners.