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FINN VALLEY A.C. St. Stephens Day 5k


Finn Valley a c this week launched their annual St Stephens Day 5k run /walk/ jog the 39th annual organisation of the popular community event which in 2008 attracted close to 800 to the start line . The dedicated charity on this occassion is Multiple Sclerosis ( Donegal Branch ) proceeds to support the families and friends of those affected . M S is a disabling neurological condition a condition of the central nervous system for which there is NO KNOWN CURE . Symptoms include tingling,numbness,balance,weakness in one or more limbs,blurred vision,slurred speech,paralysis and cognitive difficulties. The aim of the local branch is no doubt to enable and empower those affected by M S to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential .

Support undertaken locally includes counselling ,couples weekends,newly diagnosed events,teenage events for young people whose parents are affected,physiotheraphy and advise and encouragement with exercise programmes to get the balance right . Its interesting to note with 400 approx noted sufferers in the Donegal area, its the highest incident per capita in the country .

Hence Finn Valley extend a warm welcome to the entire local and Donegal community to participate making it once again a great community event for all ages.

 Refreshments served afterwards

 Prizes Galore

 A great family day out

 Enter on the day


Entry Fee:
Adults €10.00
Students/youths €5.00

Come along run, jog, walk while supporting a great charity