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MS one year on – Vhi Women’s mini marathon

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 24th October 2017 | 0 comments
My Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis came on the June bank holiday Monday of 2016; a weekend that I will never forget for the rest of my life. 

Southside women help raise €100,000 in mini-marathon

By Vhiadmin Thursday, 15th June 2017 | 0 comments
HUNDREDS of Southside women joined in the mammoth effort that helped raise €100,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland in the recent VHI Women's Mini-Marathon.

Vhi Herald Team Mary and Sarah Jane - Race Ready!

By vhiadmin Friday, 2nd June 2017 | 0 comments
With just days to go to the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, Mary and Sarah Jane Allen are feeling fit, healthy and ready to take on the challenge!
Helen Maguire passed away from breast cancer in 2002 after availing from the Marie Keating Foundation’s services. Since then, her family and friends take part in the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in her memory to raise funds for the foundation.
After an extremely busy few months for Rachel and Isabel Brown, the mother and daughter duo from Blackrock in Dublin finally completed their college exams- coincidentally on the same day.

Alison Curtis from Today FM overcoming nerves

By vhiadmin Wednesday, 24th May 2017 | 0 comments
Two weekends ago David Gillick was on my show Saturday Breakfast and he imparted a good few words of wisdom but most importantly, words of reassurance. I think as we approach the big day nerves start settling in, I certainly know that they are for me.
Mother and daughter duo Mary and Sarah Jane Allen from Co. Laois will be lining out together at the start of the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in less than three weeks’ time and have really enjoyed building their fitness in preparation for the big day.
Orla Watters fundraises over €5,500 for Spinal Injuries Ireland at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to mark 10 years since her brother’s spinal cord injury

Nissan Courtesy Car at Your Service

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 16th May 2017 | 0 comments
Nissan are delighted again, to be the official car sponsor for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon the largest all women’s event of its kind in the world!

Vhi Herald Rachel and Isabel- Closing in on June 5th

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 16th May 2017 | 0 comments
With less than 4 weeks to go to the 2017 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, Rachel and Isabel Brown are feeling excited and although both ladies have been extremely busy with college exams, they are happy to be on the home stretch and are looking forward to easing back on training in the coming weeks.

Raising vital funds for the IMNDA

By vhiadmin Monday, 8th May 2017 | 0 comments
Anna Conway talks to us about her father, Paddy Leahy who passed away from motor neurone disease in 2007.
The countdown is well and truly on for the Vhi Women’s Mini-Marathon and Intersport Elverys’ race ambassador and well-renowned make-up artist, Hayley Coleman, gives us an update on how her race training is faring so far.

"Attending LauraLynn has really improved Emily’s life"

By vhiadmin Tuesday, 25th April 2017 | 0 comments
Nikki Browne, mum to seven-year-old Mia and three year old Emily is doing this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of LauraLynn, Ireland’s children’s hospice.
Walkers Sarah Jane and Mary Allen’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon preparation is going well, with just over six weeks to go to the big day. This will be the second time the mother and daughter from Co Laois participate in the event and they are hoping to get through it in a good time and injury free. The pair have been getting fitter over the past couple of months by exercising regularly and gradually increasing their walking distances.
Vhi Support Team member, David Gillick is encouraging women preparing for the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon to get down to their local parkrun and kick start their training on April 22nd.

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