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Croi Join the Croí Team and help raise valuable funds in support of our work in the area of Sudden Cardiac Death and Community/ Public Access Defibrillation New York With a Difference!

The ING New York City Marathon has long been recognised as one of the world’s greatest experiences!

For the past 9 years Croí have brought people from all over Ireland to complete in this amazing 26.2mile course. We are currently recruiting for the 2009 event, taking place on Sunday 1st Nov. Join the Croí Team and help raise valuable funds in support of our work in the area of Sudden Cardiac Death and Community/ Public Access Defibrillation. Walkers & Runners are equally welcome. We guarantee a superb and professionally managed tour experience. Once your guaranteed entry has been secured we provide training and fundraising support and guidance. All Croí Team members have the benefit of a Team Physio who is available for the duration of their tour. Entries to this event are like golddust but Croí have access to a limited number of guaranteed places! Demand always exceeds availability so don’t delay – contact us today! For further information or to sign-up contact [email protected]; 091-544310 , www.croi.ie

The Island Experience!

Entries are now open for the 4th Annual Inishbofin Half Marathon taking place from May 15th to 17th 2009! Set on the idyllic island of Inishbofin, a stunningly beautiful and tranquil island off the west coast of Ireland….this is a guaranteed weekend of fun and challenge. This event is offered as a weekend package, which includes 2-nights Bed & Breakfast and evening meals (Friday & Saturday), race entry, lunch on Saturday and return ferry transfers to and from Cleggan. The half marathon will take place on Saturday, May 16th, 10.00 am. The route offers stunning views from every side of the island and will be challenging!

Places for this unique event are limited to 80 and are available strictly on a first-come, first-served basis. We are now down to our last 10 places for this event so sign-up Now!!!!! For further information or to sign-up contact [email protected]; 091-544310 . www.croi.ie/inishbofin-half-marathon-entry-deposit

Women’s Mini Marathon

The 2009 10K Women’s Mini Marathon takes place on June Bank Holiday Monday, 1st June in Dublin. This is the biggest all women’s event of its kind in the World with over 40,000 participants in 2008 raising millions of euro for charities. We are appealing for women to join the Croí team to raise vital funds for the prevention of Heart Disease in the West of Ireland. Your Croí entry pack contains an official entry form, sponsorship forms and race information. This year we are delighted to be supported by Bellissimo Hair, Health and Beauty Salon. All members of the Croí team will receive an official t-shirt and a Bellissimo Discount Voucher. The participant who raises the most funds will receive a Sheer Relaxation Package which includes a full body massage and facial. For more information and entry details contact Sue 091 544331 , [email protected], or text 10k to 086 8193692 or log onto www.croi.ie.

Prom Fun-Walk

The Annual Merlin Park Hospital Walkers & Friends 5 Mile Prom Fun-Walk, takes place on Sunday, May 3rd 2009, departing at 12 noon from Claddagh Hall. All levels of fitness can participate in this event and raise vital funds for the fight against heart disease. For a registration pack please call Sarah-Jane today on 091-763520 or email [email protected]

Lough Corrib Cycle

The Annual Croí Lough Corrib Cycle is a fun-cycle, offering the option of a 29-mile or a 75-mile route through scenic Connemara supporting the fight against heart disease. The event kicks off with a complimentary breakfast and cyclists depart Galway on a route through to Maam Valley (29-miles), and finishing back in Galway (75-miles). Last year, over 500 cyclists from all over Ireland participated in this fun cycle, which is fully supported with cycle repair crews, first aid and refreshment stations en-route. Now established as one of the biggest charity cycles in the West of Ireland, this event is a must for cycling enthusiasts (minimum age unaccompanied by an adult is 16). The event’s main sponsor is Corrib Oil who have consistently & generously partnered with Croí since the first cycle in 1993. For further information / entry forms and sponsorship pack, contact Sue on 091-544331 , [email protected] or visit www.croi.ie/sites/files/croi/cycle_sign_on_09.pdf

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