THOUSANDS of fun seekers will flock to Malahide Castle on Saturday, May 14 to lace up their runners and get set for the Barretstown 5K Fun Run and action packed family day with a competition to win a brand new Nissan Pixo.
Everyone from first-timers to serious athletes, young and old are encouraged to join in the fun and work up a sweat for Barretstown, a specially designed camp which provides therapeutic recreation programs for children with serious illnesses and their families.
A festival atmosphere will fill the air at Malahide Castle with an action packed day featuring a children’s village, football tournament, outdoor step class, strongest man competition, horse and carriage trips, face painters, magic show, Puffing Billy train trips, inflatables for kids, balloon artist and Laser storm arena.
A Marquee will house a band stand with music all day and food and drink, stalls selling cakes, breads and pies and guest performances from the LAPD and German Polizia. Egg n Spoon races, 3 legged race and wheelbarrow races are designed to attract kids and big kids alike! The winners will also be drawn in the monster prize competition on the day with 30 fabulous prizes. First prize is a brand new Nissan Pixo, 2nd prize is €1000, 3rd prize is a luxury spa break at Galgorm resort and spa with a further 27 prizes of gourmet dinners, hampers, weekend breaks and bumper prizes.
Each fun run competitor will get a free ticket and further tickets are now on sale at €5 from www.barretstownfunrun.org