Entries by clive

Our very own Sligo Marathon

Like many of you, we had big plans for 2020. Amazing times with ambassadors, staff and people interacting with our organisation….lots of social gatherings arranged for 2020 then Covid19 happened! All of our social plans to see you all; our supporters and ambassadors were taken away. We had relay teams set to run the Belfast marathon, one ambassador in particular; Andrew was also set to run the Longford marathon, but both races were cancelled.  Deflated….after all of our training Andrew was determined to continue. While most of us were running a leg of the marathon Andrew was running the full 26.2 Miles he had invested his time and energy to […]

Why I am Running a Marathon this Summer…by Andrew Nicoll

Recently Ireland has been downgraded to the tier two watch list by the annual Trafficking in Persons report. This means that Ireland is not meeting the minimum standards in the battle against human trafficking which is a real disappointment, especially for all the hard work that has been invested in awareness raising and the dedication of those who are fighting this blight in our communities. As a progressive country we should all be outraged at this and in response I have decided to play my small part by running a marathon to raise funds for an excellent charity called Invisible Traffick. Invisible Traffick works tirelessly to raise awareness on the […]