Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Great Pink Run raises over 30K for Breast Cancer Research

05 September 2011
Over 970 participants ran, jogged and walked the 5k distance in the torrential rain on Sunday 4th September to support the inaugral Great Pink Run . Over €30,000 was raised that will go directly to support vital breast cancer research programmes in RCSI.

 

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Bootcamp Ireland were on hand at the beginning of the race to get everyone limbered up before the start. Our RCSI's Senior Management Team was represented very ably by Eunan Friel, Managing Director of the Department of Surgical Affairs who finished the race in 24th place with in an impressive 00:20:45! Super result. Winning runner was Eoin Flynn who crossed the line in a super time of 00:15:51.

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(L-R) Prof Arnie Hill, Breast Cancer Ireland & Head of the Department of Surgery RCSI; Prof Cathal Kelly, CEO of RCSI and Mr. Eunan Friel, Managing Director of the Department of Surgical Affairs

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Winning runner Eoin Flynn crosses the finish line