[blockquote]The Terenure 5 Mile race launch took place this past Tuesday. The event was a great success. Below you can reada summary of events from the press release put out by Special Olympics Ireland. Also a few Sporstworld athletes had pictures taken with  Kenneth Quig, Breda Doyle and Ethan Browne  who train with the Special Olympics team[/blockquote]

At the launch on 6th March, Mr. Paddy Lynch, Chairperson of Sportsworld Running Club welcomed attendees and introduced guest speakers, Mr. Maurice Redmond, Chairperson of Special Olympics Eastern Region, Mr. Patrick Nally, Director of Marketing, RSA & Ms. Lucinda Creighton TD, Minister for European Affairs.

Mr. Redmond expressed his delight and gratitude to the race organising committee for choosing Special Olympics Eastern region as the charity partner.

Mr. Nally highlighted his delight at RSA’s involvement as Premier Sponsor for the race and  hopes to see many of his colleagues participate on race day.

Ms. Creighton gave her endorsement to the race and expressed her delight at the manner in which the local community, businesses and local residents alike have embraced this event.  Lucinda has given her commitment to support the race by signing up to participate in it on 13th May.

press release of launch