Athy fun run in memory of the late John Wall

Proceeds going to cancer research

Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter


Fun run in memory of the late John Wall with proceeds going to cancer research

John Wall

The second annual John Wall Memorial “Rural Run" will take place from Castlemitchell GFC on Saturday, August 3 at 12 noon. 

The late John Wall was a son of former Labour TD Jack and brother to local Cllr Mark Wall.

The former member of Castlemitchell GAA Club, who passed away in October 2017.

Last year over 700 people took part in the Run and raised a total of €14,500 for St Brigid’s Hospice and home care services.

The admission for Adults is €10 while Children are €5.

All profits from the run will go to Irish Cancer Society.

Registration takes place on the morning of the run. 

The late John Wall was in care of the Hospice in the weeks prior to his passing.