May 19, 2024

Lots of of girls in Donegal got here collectively to problem themselves and rejoice achievement on the second Girls’s Solely Multi-Sport Journey Problem final Saturday.

Donegal Sports activities Partnership together with sponsors Arthur McMahon from Donegal Oil Firm hosted the problem at Gartan Out of doors Schooling and Coaching Centre.

In opposition to the backdrop of the beautiful Gartan Lake, the occasion showcased the spirit of girls as they undertook a 4k Run, 20k Cycle and 1K Kayak. 

This occasion was aimed to encourage participation in outside actions for all age teams and health skills. Over 250 girls registered and simply over 200 took half on the day. The bulk have by no means carried out something like this of their lives earlier than.

Girls’s Solely Multi-Sport Enjoyable Occasion in County Donegal on April twenty seventh previous was a spectacular success. Photograph by Danny Nee

The adrenaline-fuelled pleasure on the Group Donegal Oil Girls’s Journey Race reached its pinnacle as members crossed the end line, culminating in an unforgettable show of feminine athleticism, camaraderie, and empowerment.

The occasion, served as a platform for empowerment. By teamwork, perseverance, and sheer dedication, they conquered each impediment, proving that there are not any boundaries to what they’ll obtain.

Occasion Co-ordinator Shaun Stewart commented, “We had been simply thrilled to witness the unbelievable achievements of all the ladies who participated within the occasion final Saturday. This race isn’t just about crossing the end line, it’s about pushing boundaries, overcoming obstacles, and empowering one another to succeed in new heights. We’re immensely pleased with each participant and the bonds they’ve shaped and what they achieved from coaching to collaborating on the day.”

“The ambiance, to not point out the sunshine was electrical on the day. Gartan was simply buzzing with inspiration and dedication from these girls. They got here from all throughout the County, Northern Eire, Sligo, Cork and Galway. To have had such a attain geographically was simply superb for the organising crew. An enormous kudos goes out to every and everybody of them. Greeting them on the end line, it was an awesome sure to do it once more subsequent 12 months,” mentioned Arthur McMahon, Donegal Oil Firm.

Organising committee, Myles Sweeney of Donegal Sports activities Partnership, Arthur McMahon, Donegal Oil Firm, Rory Kennedy, Good Renewables, Grace Ann McGarvey, Grace Ann Consultancy and Shaun Stewart, Occasion Co-ordinator had been all amazed and delighted on the variety of girls registered to participate in 12 months two.

Donegal Sports activities Partnership (DSP) CEO Myles Sweeney added “Sports activities occasions which offer alternatives for ladies of all skills 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 extraordinarily pleased with each lady who personally challenged themselves to finish the occasion.”

Each single cent 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 learn from final 12 months’s occasion they usually had been in a position to present hours of extra counselling providers to girls in each centres and intend to do the identical once more from this 12 months’s fundraising.

Large thanks to all of the employees at Donegal Sports activities Partnership, Gartan Out of doors Schooling Centre, Eco Atlantic Adventures, Ciara McVeigh, Danny Nee, Geraldine Diver, Geraldine Hemsley, all media shops for protection, Maple Group (Castlefinn Retailer) for the sandwiches afterwards, Highland Radio, Áine Tuffy, Crimson Cross, Kibbon Koffee, all of the volunteers who helped on the day and to everybody who supported and helped in any means.

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