July 14, 2024

The newly elected North West 10k committee is popping their consideration to the twenty seventh staging of the charity occasion which has raised €931,000 for 38 charities since 1997.

Tuesday night’s AGM within the Mount Errigal Resort noticed the outgoing committee and government re-elected for an additional 12 months.

Chairperson Neil Martin stated that the twenty sixth operating of the 10k street race had proved to be one other huge success with three charities receiving €9,057 every.

“As typical it’s honest to say that we excelled in our presentation of the occasion and the transfer to the Financial institution Vacation Monday appears to be working,” Neil stated.

“As soon as once more we have been very fortunate within the charities we selected this 12 months. St. Bernadette’s Particular College, A number of Sclerosis Donegal Department and Letterkenny Group Improvement Undertaking CLG labored significantly nicely with one another and have been very enthusiastic from the get-go.

“We now have raised €931,734 for the 38 numerous charities in Donegal. My thanks once more to the three charities.

“My due to all of the sponsors for his or her help once more this 12 months and specifically the 5 predominant sponsors Mount Errigal Resort, Donegal Every day, Worth Centre, Century Advanced and Brian McCormack Intersport. Their help ensures that there’s extra money for the charities.

All 10 native Municipal District Councillors gave precious monetary help and I thank every of them for his or her contribution” Mr Martin stated

He additionally acknowledged the Gardai, below the management of Sergeant Eunan Walsh, for his or her assist and steerage particularly on the day of the race. Letterkenny Chamber has been offering administration help from the beginning in 1997 and that help has continued to the current day below present CEO Toni Forrester.

Neil stated: “I additionally should thank Toni Forrester, CEO Letterkenny Chamber of Commerce and the workers for his or her assist and help over the 12 months. The Chamber is a focus when we have to trade sponsor playing cards and so forth. The native media performs an enormous half in selling the 10k within the build-up and it additionally offers the charities elevated publicity about themselves and hopefully it opens different doorways for them by way of monetary assist. Thanks to all of the officers and committee in your help and dedication over the past 12 months. We’re very fortunate to have so many volunteers to assist out.”

The twenty seventh North West 10k will happen on the Financial institution Vacation Monday, sixth of Might 2024. The Committee will probably be in search of expressions of curiosity from registered charity organisations to be beneficiaries of subsequent 12 months’s occasion. Additional particulars on the appliance course of will probably be launched on the finish of November.

Newly-elected North West 10k committee seems ahead to 2024 occasion was final modified: November eighth, 2023 by Rachel McLaughlin