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Womens Mini Marathon Galway is officially launched by local sponors.


On your Marks! Time to get ready for 27th June. The second annual Women’s Mini Marathon Galway will take place on Sunday 27th June 2010 and will commence from Southpark, Galway. The event is organised by Galway Simon Community and is kindly sponsored by Bons Secours Hospital and NRG Health and Fitness. After the huge success of last years event, the organisers are expecting far more entries so early registration is advised.

This 10 kilometre road race has been set up to cater for ladies of all fitness levels to experience the camaraderie of such an event on their doorstep. Participants can run, jog or walk the route which will include the beautiful Salthill Prom along the way. All finishers will get a Race Medal and T Shirt. The event will be AAI registered, will have chip timing for accurate results, and will have water stations along the route.

The event is being organised by Galway Simon Community with all proceeds from the registrations going to help women who are experiencing homelessness in the west of Ireland. Speaking at the launch of the event, Barry McCann stated “although Galway Simon are organising the race, participants can still raise additional funds for whichever charity is close to their heart. As an added incentive to Run for Simon, we are offering to refund the registration fee to all women who raise over €150 for Galway Simon Community.”

Registration is now open and costs €25 per entrant. You can register on this site or by calling Barry on 091 589415. 


Also check out our new website at www.womensminimarathongalway.ie