Up To 2,000 To Hit Shannon Airport For Runway Run Tonight

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Up to 2,000 people are expected to descend on Shannon Airport this evening for the fourth annual Shannon Runway Run.

The event transform’s the region’s runway – one of the longest in Europe – into a 5km walk or run course, with proceeds going to Cahercalla Community Hospital & Hospice, and Home Share Clare.

Clare Everest climber John Burke and his wife, actress Aoibhinn Garrihy will sound the starting gun.


Organiser Pamela Brooks says there’s still time to sign up: