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Calling on all Marathon Runners!


from CONCERN (August 2008) Concern Worldwide are asking people taking part in the Dublin City Marathon on October 27th next, to raise sponsorship for Concern ‘s Primary Education in Africa Fund In preparation for the event Concern Worldwide Marathon Team will be invited to an exclusive Chi running training day with legendry Irish marathon and cross country runner Catherina McKiernan. Chi running combines the technique of T’ai Chi with traditional running to protect against injury and muscle deterioration. Olympic medallist and previous marathon winner John Treacy will give the team a motivational talk.

All the money raised will go towards the Concern primary education in Africa fund. The money will be used to train teachers, provide schools with sanitary facilities and clean drinking water. Books, stationery and sports equipment will also be bought for school children.

So get your running shoes on for Concern and help give a child the gift of an education. For more information on the event and how to register with log onto www.concern.net/dublinmarathon