CALCUTTA RUN 2018


CALCUTTA RUN 2018

DATE FOR DIARY

Saturday 26th May 2018 has been announced as the date for this year's Calcutta Run. Start time is

11.00 from Solicitors' headquarters at The Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7.

Both start and finish lines are at Blackhall Place.

RUNNERS AND CYCLISTS

For runners and walkers there is both a 5k route and a 10k runners. Children and dogs welcome!

Registration takes place from 09.15 to 10.15. Start time is 11.00.

This is the second year of the sponsored cycle.

For the cyclists there is either a 50k route or a 100k route.

Registration takes place from 07.30 to 08.30 at the Law Society. Cyclists will depart at 09.00.

ROUTE

The route will take participants through Dublin's scenic Phoenix Park.

CHARITIES SUPPORTED

All proceeds raised go towards helping the homeless in Dublin and Calcutta.

The charities being supported this year are The Hope Foundation and The Peter McVerry Trust.

The Hope Foundation support street and slum children in Calcutta. The Hope Foundation's mission statement is that

it should never hurt to be a child.

The Peter McVerry Trust, for the last 35 years, has provided a wide range of services. These include homeless and housing services. They also include drug treatment and detox. programs.

MONIES RAISED

Last year 1,200 people took part in the event raising €230,000. This year the aim is to raise €300,000.

FINISH LINE FESTIVAL

After the event participants can enjoy a bbq, bar, and vintage stands in the grounds of The Law Society in Blackhall Place. Family and friends are also welcome. There are kiddy activiteis also. These usually include bouncy castles and so forth.

TRAINING PLANS

Training plans for both 5k and 10k runs have been published on the Calcutta run website.

HESLIN RYAN SOLICITORS

Heslin Ryan Solicitors will field a team to participate in this year's Calcutta run. Anybody interested in taking part with us contact us on (052) 61 25350 or by clicking the link http://www.heslinryan.com/contact


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