Running for Rise charity in Portlaoise

Calling all walkers, runners and joggers to take part in the Portlaoise Mini-Mini-Marathon on Friday, May 17 in aid of the RISE Foundation.

Calling all walkers, runners and joggers to take part in the Portlaoise Mini-Mini-Marathon on Friday, May 17 in aid of the RISE Foundation.

The RISE Foundation is dedicated to providing recovery in a safe environment for families with loved ones in addiction. The singer Frances Black will be there for support.

Starting at Centerpoint car park at 6.30pm. the 5.5 kam route will be out the ring road, around by Fairgreen and back in the Mountmellick Road. All welcome, make it a family occasion, bring the children in the buggy.

The charity asks that participants amake a donation of €5 to the RISE Foundation and a monster raffle will be held at the end of the walk.

If you are available to help on the day or are part of a band who would like to play enroute to add to the atmosphere or wish to sponsor a prize please phone Brenda on 085 8551107.