Splash of colour ex­pected at Hos­pice run in Wick­low town

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

A FUN 5k awaits the whole fam­ily in Wick­low town as part of fundrais­ing ef­forts on be­half of the cam­paign for Wick­low Hos­pice.

Par­tic­i­pants are in­vited to run along the pic­turesque coast­line of the Mur­rough for 5k, all the while hav­ing coloured paint thrown at you and the rest of your fam­ily mem­bers.

The Colour Run takes place on July 21, start­ing at 10 a.m.. The event is suit­able for the whole fam­ily and the only ad­vice you are of­fered is .... wear an old white top.

Regis­tra­tion starts at 9 a.m. at The Brass Fox. The en­try costs are €30 for a fam­ily, €20 for an adult and €10 for a child un­der 16.

All pro­ceeds go to Wick­low Hos­pice. There are also plenty of great spot prizes to be won.

The first 200 peo­ple to sign up to par­tic­i­pate will each re­ceive a pair of free sun­glasses. To reg­is­ter on­line visit www.it­splain­sail­ing.com/ club/wick­lowhos­pice. You also have the op­tion of pay­ing on the day, should you choose to do so.

Con­struc­tion of the Wick­low Hos­pice is al­ready un­der­way at Magher­amore and should be com­plete by the end of the year.

Get­ting in some prac­tice at the launch of the Colour Run in aid of Wick­low Hos­pice.

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