The Irish Wheelchair Association Youth Service is hosting a Run ‘n’ Roll 5k and Stroll ‘n’ Roll 2.5k next month.
The fun filled, family event will take place on September 1st in St Anne’s Park, Clontarf.
The venue provides an accessible route ensuring runners, walkers, wheelchair users and buggies are all safely catered for.
The first 300 people to sign up will receive a specially made ‘Run ‘n’ Roll T-shirt. All participants under 12 will receive a bespoke medal.
The event will feature face painting, a pre-race warm up, refreshments and family entertainment.
Finish line entertainment includes special guest from the 98FM team, who will have their Thunder bus in St Anne’s park, to cheer on participants as they cross the finish line.
This event will raise vital funds to support Irish Wheelchair Association Youth Services, to provide a range of clubs and activities in the greater Dublin area.
To sign up for the Run ‘n’ Roll or the Stroll ‘n’ Roll, click here.
You can find out more information about the event here.
The Irish Wheelchair Association runs youth clubs for teenagers in Clontarf, Clondalkin and Bray where young people with physical disabilities can socialise and get involved in exciting projects and events.
Dave Barry, Irish Wheelchair Association Youth Worker explains “Irish Wheelchair Associations Youth Service aims to support young people aged 13 to 30 years to be active in their own development and in the development of society.
"We also run QQI-accredited life skills training for young people with physical disabilities supporting them to access further education and employment and volunteering opportunities.”