Railway Union RFC will be running for charity in the second annual Sandymount Night Run on Tuesday March 3.
"As part of our charity initiatives this year, we'll be participating in Sandymount Night Run in aid of the Umbrella Foundation, a fantastic charity who work to alleviate the impact of trafficking, poverty and war on children and their families in Nepal," explained Railway's Fiona Spillane. "The event organiser Eoin Ryan has very kindly agreed to donate a portion of the entrance fee to the charity and this amount will be matched by our members."
The run has an option of two distances of 5k and 10k. The entrance fee for the 5k run is €20 and the 10k is €25, with €10 from each entrance fee going directly to the Umbrella Foundation.
"We've chosen this charity as our Girls U18s are reigning Umbrella 7s champions and will be looking for retain their title in Terenure on the Saturday after the run. Our Girls U15s will also be competing in the competition for the first time. In addition, our Girls U18s and U15s will be sourcing their own sponsorship," she added.
The event is limited to 1,000 participants, with 50 places reserved for Railway. Entry is open to all members and friends of Railway and it caters for the competitive athletes to joggers and walkers. In addition, all those who complete the event will receive a finisher's medal.