POUND THE PAVEMENTS AT THE SIMON HOME RUN

Join thousands of people in the Phoenix Park and support Dublin Simon Community

Dublin, 10 February 2020: Join Dublin Simon Community in the Phoenix Park for their Annual 5 Mile (8K) Home Run on Saturday 7th of March and support people who are facing homelessness.

The race is now in its 37th year, making it the longest running charity run in Ireland. This year’s run promises fun for all the family, with food and children’s entertainment in the tented village. Remember kids under 12 go for free!

There is something for every member of the family, even babies, with the addition of the Fastest Buggy Challenge.

All registered runners will also be in with a chance of winning a €1,000 cash prize, which has kindly been donated by a corporate sponsor.

Register now and learn more by visiting https://www.dubsimon.ie/get-involved/our-events/home-run/

 

When: Saturday 7th March at 10.30am

Where: The Phoenix Park, Dublin

 

ENDS

 

 

About Simon Home Run

The Simon Home Run is now in its 37th year, and is the longest running charity run in the Phoenix Park. Every year, thousands of runners, joggers and walkers congregate in the Phoenix Park for the 5 mile run (8km) and hit the pavement, not just for fun but for homes! The issue of homelessness and housing has reached crisis point, and Dublin Simon Community is calling on people to show urgency in supporting the people that they help every single day of the year.


About Dublin Simon Community

Dublin Simon Community provides services to over 7,600 people in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan and Louth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Services range from:

  • Housing provision, tenancy sustainment & settlement services, housing advice & information services helping people to make the move out of homelessness & working with households at risk;
  • Specialist health & treatment services addressing some of the issues which may have contributed to homeless occurring or may be a consequence of their homelessness;
  • Emergency accommodation & support providing people with a place of welcome, warmth & safety;
  • Soup runs & outreach teams who are often the first point of contact for people sleeping rough.

 

 

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