WHAT’S ON: Santa 5km Fun Run To Be Held In Memory Of Fiona


Organisers of the Tralee 5km Santa Fun Run pictured at the launch of last years event.

EVEN THOUGH it is still just November, it’s not too early to sign up for one the mainstay events of the local Christmas calendar, the Tralee Santa 5km Fun Run.

This will the third year of the hugely popular event which is welcoming and encouraging everyone from ‘sprinters, walkers and joggers’ to the event which will take place on Sunday December 13th at 11am.

Last years run helped to raise an amazing €8,600 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities Ireland.

The 2015 version will again be run in memory of Tralee girl Fiona Moore who who died in May 2013 at the age of 16 from Primary Pulmonary hypertension, while awaiting a lung transplant and which will raise money for the Heart Childrens Ireland charity.

A family of four is set to cost €20, an adult will cost €10, U16’s will be €5 while any festive minded pets that wish to take part will be let in for free.

To register for the event, you can head over to the registration site HERE and sign up for the worthy cause and what guarantees to be a fun day out.

The aim of this years chosen charity, Heart Childrens Ireland, is to support children who suffer from congenital heart defects, their parents and their families. The group also does their best to try and support the bereaved families whose children have died from heart related issues.

To find more about the charity, you can do so on their website HERE. 


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