This week the Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School Castleisland are celebrating being chosen by the VHI to receive a €100 award for their participation in this year’s virtual mini-marathon event.
Final Stage at An Ríocht
“Over five days and five classes, the ambitious group of 27 accumulated 10k running distance and completed the final stage of the mini-marathon in Castleisland’s fantastic sporting facility, An Ríocht Athletic Club,” said coach / teacher, Karen O’Connor.
A Team Effort
“Transition Year students Kelly Nix and Emma Buckley led the charge to the finish line, however the event was very much a team effort and each participant can be proud of their achievements.
“The group members identified Breast Cancer Ireland as their chosen charity and have succeeded in raising in excess of €250 for this most deserving cause.
“A representative from the charity will visit the school in the coming weeks,” said Ms. O’Connor.
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