42 Km Marathon for Parkinson’s Ireland
Keelin Skillington from Riverstown will be running his first ever marathon on the 5th of September to raise funds for the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland and increase awareness of Parkinson’s disease. Keelin is 19 years old and a 6th year student in GCC, his grandfather was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and his health has deteriorated recently.
The 42.2km marathon will start in Watergrasshill, at the entrance of the Hamptons estate and will finish in Riverview Estate, Ballyvolane.
Parkinson’s Association of Ireland is not funded by the government, relying solely on donations to provide support to over 12,000 people.
All donations will fund continued research and provide support to people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.