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Tipp hurling star Eoin Kelly supports cancer Run for Life

Tipp hurler Eoin Kelly with Karen OConnor, Datapac; Lena Murphy, Beat 102-103; and Claire Moriarty, South East Run for Life.

Tipp hurler Eoin Kelly with Karen OConnor, Datapac; Lena Murphy, Beat 102-103; and Claire Moriarty, South East Run for Life.

The South East Cancer Foundation/Solas Centre has announced a partnership with Datapac for the 2014 South East Run for Life.

Karen O’Connor, General Manager of Datapac said - “The South East Run for Life is a truly inspiring event to be involved with and it will be a privilege to work with the Solas Centre to ensure the event’s success.”

Former Tipperary All Ireland winning captain Eoin Kelly is fully behind the venture and offers it his full support.

Now in its seventh year, The Solas Centre South East Run for Life is the highlight of the South East’s sporting calendar. Almost 2,000 participants and spectators are expected to participate in this year’s event which takes place on Sunday, October 5.

Every year across Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary, Carlow and Kilkenny 2,000 people are diagnosed with cancer. This year the Solas Centre aims to have 2,000 sponsored participants run, jog or walk the 10 mile route; that’s one runner, to represent the 2,000

people diagnosed with cancer across the south east region.

The South Eastern Cancer Foundation’s Solas Centre is a charity 100% reliant on income raised through fundraising to support its services. Based in a state of the art facility, the Solas Centre is regarded as one of the leading cancer support facilities in the country. The centre is a haven for those affected by cancer, where they can avail of confidential, informal and free support services such as counselling, psychotherapy therapy, massage, reflexology and support groups provided by highly trained individuals in a professional manner.

According to Dr. Brian Creedon, Chairman South Eastern Cancer Foundation, the success of the Solas Centre is down to the generosity and support of all communities across Tipperary and the South East.

“Our goal is to provide the very best cancer support services to those who have been diagnosed with cancer. In order to do so we must fundraise. The South East Run for Life is a wonderful way for participants to get out, get fit, have fun and raise money for a good

cause.”

If you want to take part in the South East Run for Life 2014 on Sunday, October 5, sponsorship cards are available to download at www.solascentre.ie, or can be collected from the Solas Centre at Williamstown, Waterford. Alternatively you can visit Beat 102 103 studios or AIB branches.

 

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