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UK – RRT Northern Ireland Support Causeway Coast

Having established itself as one of the most scenic marathons in the world, the Causeway Coast Marathon attracts participants from across the globe that come to compete alongside fellow runners at this fantastic event, raising money for charities in the UK and Ireland.  

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Those participating on 27th October followed the paths, tracks, beaches and coastline of the Causeway Coast Way – probably one of the most spectacular coastlines in the whole world. The entire route passes through magnificent scenery, including the renowned Giant’s Causeway, with amazing views of the wide bays, sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs and offshore rocks, all of which characterise the Causeway Coast, making its beauty and uniqueness world famous.

The RRT teams from Northern Ireland were very pleased to provide their assistance and free of charge refreshments to the organizers of this event, and to those making the sacrifice for charity in participating in the marathon.

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Over 40 volunteers from the RRT Ireland North West and South Down teams, managed refreshment food stations along the whole route, and many exhausted runners will remember the smiling faces and the welcome bottles of water providing them the necessary hydration for the next stint of the course.  RRT also provided marshalling services to ensure runners participating were kept safe, and didn’t get lost.

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The event was a huge success resulting in large amounts of cash generated for charities such as Chest, Heart and Stroke NI, YMCA, and Oxfam.  Organizers commented that without RRT they wouldn’t have been able to carry off the event in the way they did, and expressed sincere appreciation for all their effort, help and enthusiasm.  

Volunteers:

Londonderry                                                               Warrenpoint

Glenn McCormack                                                        Desi Brennan

Roslyn McCormack                                                      Scott Humphris

David White                                                                 Charlotte Humphris

Kenny McMullan                                                          Michelle Hamilton

Joanna White                                                                Bonnie Crozier

Chloe Glass                                                                  Harley Brennan

Karin McKnight                                                            Matthew Glass

Tiff Parsons                                                                   Kevin Purdy

Phoebe Auld                                                                 Lee Hamilton

Lynda Auld                                                                   Lester Coldrick

Heather McKnight                                                        Simon Dore

Darryl White                                                                 Jerry Glass

Patrick Auld                                                                  Jodie Kilbey

Edward McMullan                                                        Lisa Kilbey

Shane Parsons                                                              Aileen Purdy

Anthony McMullan

Keith Picton

Marcus Picton

Terry White

Stephanie Glass

Lorraine White

Ben White

Reuben White

Jordon McMullan

Roger Parsons

Lawrence Glass

Anna White

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Charities Supported in this event:

• Chest Heart & Stroke NI
• Oxfam Ireland
• Action on Hearing Loss Northern Ireland
• Bóthar Northern Ireland
• YMCA
• Cardiac Risk in the Young
• Diabetes Ireland
• Run For Autism HAND
• MAC – Making A Change
• Marie Keating Foundation
• Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice
• Northern Ireland Hospice
• Make – A – Wish UK
• Meningitis Research Foundation
• Sea Shepherd Ireland
• Special Olympics Connaught
• Southern Area Hospice Services
• A Dog’s Life
• Irish Cancer Society
• ISPCA
• ENDOMETRIOSIS ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND

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