Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

Build4Life Kerry Airport Runway 5K Fun Run 18-9-2016
Members of the Kerry Airport Runway 5K Fun Run organising group flagging their big event for Friday, October 7th at 8-30pm. Build4Life campaigner, Joe Browne (left) is pictured with Castleisland Rugby Club members: Conor O’Sullivan, Bill Horgan, Brian O’Sullivan and Dan Casey. ©Photograph: John Reidy

The Garvey’s SuperValu Group has announced its sponsorship of the Kerry Airport 5K Fun Run in aid of the Build4Llife Cystic Fibrosis Charity.

The Kerry Airport run will take place on Friday, October 7th at 8.30pm along the two kilometer runway under lights and will offer participants this rare experience and opportunity.

Details of the event, in association with the rugby clubs of West Munster, were launched recently.

“It is hoped to raise a significant sum for this locally based charity which has been to the forefront in raising funds to develop life saving isolation inpatient and outpatient facilities,” said a spokesman for Castleisland Rugby Club – which is promoting the unique event.

Benefit for Adults and Children

“These facilities will benefit both adults and children with CF attending Cork University Hospital which allows them to enter the hospital environment free from the risk of cross infection.

“It’s the first of its kind to take place at Kerry Airport. Similar events have been held previously at Shannon and Knock airports and have been hugely successful.

Emphasis is on Enjoyment

“The emphasis will be on enjoyment on the night and all fitness levels will be catered for. Participants are being invited to run, jog or walk and its all about getting out and doing a little to improving your fitness and staying healthy.

“We are extremely grateful to Kerry Airport for facilitating our event and to the the Garvey’s SuperValu Group as our main sponsor. We would also like to acknowledge the contributions of Lee Strand and all our local contributors,” the spokesperson concluded. Participants can register online through:

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