€5,000 raised for Peter McVerry

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Paula Campbell

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Paula Campbell

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€5,000 raised for Peter McVerry

Johnny Murtagh at the 2015 launch

The 2016 Thoroughbred Race raised a whopping €5,000 to this years chosen charity The Peter McVerry Trust.

The popular run, which was held back in July, is only in it’s third year.

“The books are balanced for the 2016 Thoroughbred and we are delighted to let you all know that we found ourselves in the very favourable position of being able to donate a massive €5000 to this years chosen charity The Peter McVerry Trust,”organisers stated on Facebook.

“The truth is we could not have achieved what we did without all participants in what’s now established as Kildare’s premier road racing event, The Thoroughbred RunKildare.”

Next year’s run will be held on Sunday June 18 2017, It will be the fourth Father’s Day Thoroughbred ‘Race.

“RunKildare goes to post again and given that it’s our fourth year we’re adding a fourth race,”

”We“re bringing a marathon back to Kildare Town in 2017.”

“With your continued support we hope to do it all again next year so watch out for the registration links which will go live very soon”.