Locals complete Mini Marathon in aid of Irish Cancer Society

Several local women were among the 40,000 to take part in the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin during the June bank holiday weekend.

Several local women were among the 40,000 to take part in the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin during the June bank holiday weekend.

Included among them were Kathleen Slevin from Shankhill, Kate Hennessy from Castlecomer, and Linda Fitzpatrick, Jo Ryan and Shelly Foskin from Mullinavat, who all raised money for the Irish Cancer Society through their participation in the event. Overall the mini marathon is estimate to raise €14 million for charities this year.