The Good Run is a choice of 2.5km and 5km runs taking place in
St. Anne's Park, Raheny on Good Friday, 19 April 2019
IN AID OF
The Good Run is a charity fun run taking place on Good Friday, 19 April 2019 in the stunning grounds of St. Anne’s Park, Raheny in Dublin. Proceeds raised from the event will go towards supporting the fight against Motor Neurone Disease.
You can choose to run either the 5km or the shorter 2.5km option.
50% of proceeds will be donated to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) and
50% will be donated to Project MinE (a research programme dedicated to discovering the genetic cause of MND to enable treatment to be developed).
Walkers, runners and families are invited to take part and join in the fun while taking in the atmosphere of St Anne’s Park.
Over €68,000 has been raised by The Good Run to date thanks to your support!
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive neurological condition that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. This means messages gradually stop reaching the muscles, which leads to weakness and wasting.
MND can affect how you walk, talk, eat, drink and breathe. However, not all symptoms necessarily happen to everyone and it is unlikely they will all develop at the same time, or in any specific order.
The cause of MND is not known. There may be environmental factors that trigger the damage in people who are susceptible to the disease. On going research is necessary to find out the nature of these environmental factors, and what makes one person more susceptible than another.
MND strikes people of all ages and currently there is no cure, however symptoms can be managed to help the person achieve the best possible quality of life.
The Good Run aims to raise funding for organisations conducting research and providing essential care and support to people with Motor Neuron Disease.
The Good Run has raised over €68,000 for the IMNDA and Project MinE from it's 2015, 2016,2017 and 2018 events.