Thousands take to the streets for good causes

by Staff Reporter

Nearly 33,000 participants took to the streets of Dublin to run, walk and jog the 10km route in the women’s mini-marathon, raising much-needed funds for hundreds of charities around the country. The winner of Monday’s race was Ann-Marie McGlynn from Strabane in Tyrone who crossed the finish line in a time of 00.33.55. She was followed by Laura Shaughnessy from Rathfarnham in Dublin who came second and Catherina Mullen from Dunboyne, Co Meath in third place.

Participants at the start of the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017. Picture: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Runners celebrate crossing the finish line during the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017. Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Runners celebrate crossing the finish line during the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017. Picture: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Ciara Smyth and Megan Counihan from Meath

Tadhg, Barry, Aisling and Liam Judge from Dublin

Friends from Clondalkin walk for Spinal Injuries Ireland

Victoria Fitz-Henry, Leigh Bolger and suzanne Leyden from Carlow. On the Run for Cystic Fibrosis

Niamh Doyle, Orla O Leary, Sheena McCabe, Niamh O leary, Michelle O Leary and Nicola Ryan

Team Ellie and Darcie from Dundalk

Ciara Brennan and Claire Stacey from Wexford

Ciara Dickson from Meath, Treasa Sheridan from Meath and Margaret Harkin from San Francisco

Claire kavanagh, Mary Courtney and Anne McSherry

Saran McDonald, Yvonne Russell, Karen Collier and Brenda Wilson-Parr

Claire Richardson, Anneli Meier, Martine Vandersanden, Gabreille Fitzgerald and Tina Willemen from Dublin

Letterkenny Ladies

Ciara Welsh, Kayleigh McEvoy, Emma Wilson and Jenna Barry from Waterford

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