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The Good Run 2018- What You Need to Know

The Good Run 2018- What You Need to Know


The Good Run is a fantastic event happening at the end of March. This Good Run is a charity fun run. The run takes place on Good Friday the 30th of March 2018 at 9.30am, in the beautiful grounds of St. Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin. Above all, the proceeds from the run will go towards supporting the fight against Motor Neuron Disease. In addition funds raised will support organisations conducting research and providing essential care and support to people with Motor Neuron Disease.

Motor Neuron Disease

Motor Neuron Disease (MND) is a progressive neurological disease. It affects the motor neurons or nerves, in the spinal cord and brain. As a result, messages gradually stop reaching the muscles, leading to muscle wastage and weakness. The cause of MND is unknown. Many think environmental factors may be influential. There is needs to be on-going research to find the cause. For more information on MND or to donate today, check out their website.

The Good Run

The Good Run is a family event where you can choose either 5km or the shorter course of 2.5km, perfect for people of all abilities. The event is family friendly atmosphere and you can walk or run. This is the prefect event to start off the Easter week end before helping yourself to some delicious chocolate Easter eggs. 50% of proceeds will be donated to the Irish Motor Neuron 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).

For further details on the Good Run and how to sign up, check out the dedicated Facebook page. Here at Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic we would like to wish all participants and organisers of the event, the best of luck and we hope everyone has a wonderful day at this worthy fundraiser.

Please contact the clinic if you would like to book an appointment with one of our physiotherapist. Our clinic has both early morning and late evening appointments available to suit everyone’s schedule. We offer pilates classes, if you are interested contact the clinic today for your free assessment. We have a range of Pilates classes to suit all levels and also offer one-to-one Pilates.

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