May 19, 2024

Gartan shall be buzzing with exercise this Saturday as Donegal Sports activities Partnership together with sponsors Group Donegal Oil will host the second Girls’s Solely Multi-Sport Journey Problem at Gartan Out of doors Training and Coaching Centre.

This occasion is aimed to encourage participation in out of doors actions for all age teams and health skills for everybody, all through Donegal.

Greater than 250 ladies have registered to participate within the charity occasion on April twenty seventh, with the bulk having by no means accomplished something like this of their lives earlier than. A 4km Stroll/Jog/Run, 20km Cycle and a 1km Kayak lie in retailer for the rivals within the non-timed occasion that’s centered on the enjoyment of collaborating.

Arthur McMahon, Managing Director of Donegal Oil and sponsor of the occasion stated: “After a vastly profitable first occasion final yr, we had been approached once more by numerous ladies within the county who participated and to get them again out coaching and have one thing to sit up for with their associates and work colleagues.

“After a number of discussions with Myles Sweeney of Donegal Sports activities Partnership, Rory Kennedy. Grace Ann McGarvey and Shaun Stewart and Gartan Out of doors Training and Coaching Centre, we had been delighted that we may once more host the occasion once more this yr.

“Shaun Stewart is our Course Director and he has designed the route that can include a 4km Stroll/Jog/Run, 20km Cycle and a 1km Kayak.

“The women who accomplished the occasion final yr gave us suggestions that they actually loved this un chipped occasion and the truth that they accomplished the occasion, many for the primary time ever gave them a way of accomplishment they by no means felt doable.

“Therefore as soon as we opened registration, we couldn’t consider that over 250 ladies signed up within the first week. We’re not speaking about mad stuff right here, simply getting out within the contemporary air and getting the blood pumping a bit. It actually can do wonders in your head. Each single certainly one of these girls are superb.”

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Donegal Sports activities Partnership (DSP) Co-ordinator Myles Sweeney added “Sports activities occasions which give alternatives for girls to take part are a key focus of Sport Eire and the Donegal Sports activities Partnership and varieties a part of the the Nationwide Girls in Sport technique. We’re delighted to companion with Group Donegal Oil for this occasion this Saturday April twenty seventh once more this yr and and our crew are sit up for supporting as many ladies as doable which are collaborating in what shall be one other enjoyable occasion at Gartan Out of doors Training and Coaching Centre.”

All cash raised from registration entry charges and donations will go instantly to 2 Donegal Girls’s Charities: Donegal Girls’s Centre and Donegal Girls’s Home Violence Service – DWDVS. Each charities had been delighted to profit from final yr’s occasion they usually had been capable of present hours of further counselling providers to ladies in each centres.

The registration begins on the Boathouse at Gartan from 8-9am and the primary wave of contributors will go away at 10am. It’s anticipated that the final wave shall be accomplished by 1pm. All spectators are welcome to return alongside and cheer the women on.

Particulars of the parking restrictions and of the occasion shall be posted on, so maintain an eye fixed out!

Greater than 250 ladies to take pleasure in multi-sport problem this Saturday was final modified: April twenty third, 2024 by Rachel McLaughlin