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SVP needs your help. Will you join us in the Run For SVP?

The Flora Women's Mini-Marathonand the Kildare 10k, Half-Marathon, Full Marathon charity races are coming up soon and we are looking for runners of all ages and ability to join our campaign to help 200,000 people in need in Ireland this year.

We need your help to give families in Ireland a new start.

SVP helps thousands of families all over the country every day. We visit them in their homes - supporting them through adult education, educational support for their children, helping with food, light, heat and all the other things a family needs.

We also provide more beds to the homeless than any other organisation in Ireland.

The money you raise will make a huge difference to thousands of people in real need around the country.

Flora Women's Mini-Marathon - Are you running or walking for charity?

This year’s Mini Marathon will take place on Bank Holiday Monday the 4th of June 2012 and you can run, jog, walk or crawl the 10km distance.

To Register: Please see www.womensminimarathon.ie or see the Evening Herald on Wednesdays and Saturdays. All Participants must enter on an official entry form.

Be In With A Chance In With A Chance To Win An Exclusive VIP Break With The Wineport Lodge Hotel.

The Flora Women's MIni-marathon runner who raises the most funds online for SVP will win an exclusive VIP break at the luxurious Wineport Lodge Hotel in Athlone. To enter simply create your online fundraising page.

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Run Kildare - 10k, Half-Marathon & Full-Marathon

This year the Kildare Marathon announces the introduction of 2 new races to the 2012 event. On Sunday 13th May at The Curragh Racecourse, participants will be lining up to run a variety of distances in one of the most beautiful inland parts of the country.

Participants will walk, jog or run The Curragh 10K, The Kildare Half Marathon or The Kildare Full Marathon. Each course will bring you around the flat landscape of the beautiful Curragh and will take you through some of the most beautiful areas in the County of Kildare.

You will not be disappointed when you book your place for the fastest and three most friendly races in the country. Register now. Don't forget to tick SVP in the registration form as your charity of choice.

Your Fundraising Pack

Once you have registered for your any event please contact Michael on 01-8299027 or email fundraising@svp.ie . SVP will support you by sending out a fundraising pack, keeping you informed of group runs and by giving you all the encouragement and support we can.

You can also set up your own unique sponsorship page on the SVP website where you can direct people to donate, aswell as upload your own photos and information.

Whether you are an ironman doing the Connemarathon or one of those more relaxed runners who enjoys the mini-marathon for all the fun and friendhip of the day we would love you to do it for St Vincent de Paul and make a real difference to the lives of people in Ireland.

Best of luck with your training and thank you for thinking of us.