Local soccer club, Albion Rovers and the Rainbow Club, one of the outstanding organisations working with children and young adults with disabilities in the local area will host a Rainbow Challenge 5k fun run and family fun day on Sunday July 24th. Proudly supported by Western Motors Volkswagen, the day will take place in at Muiredach’s Park starting from 10am.
Liam Callan, Albion Rovers, Conor Grimes, Louth GAA star and former Albion Rovers player and FAI Chief Executive, John Delaney
The event will see Irish International and Liverpool legend Ronnie Whelan host an obstacle course and skill school. The event will also include many family activities for all ages to enjoy including a junior obstacle course, children’s zone, arts & craft stalls, cooking demonstrations and live music.
Commenting on the sponsorship, Simon McCormack, principal dealer in Western Motors Volkswagen said: “We are delighted to support this event and support such a worthy charity and cause. The funds raised are much needed and will have a positive impact for our local community. On behalf of Western Motors Volkswagen, I would like to wish everyone taking part in the run the best of luck.”
The local Rainbow club has been running for 12 years and is situated in Drogheda Town Clubhouse, Marian Park, with seven staff members who help to run three Youth Clubs, with ages ranging from 10-18 and over. They also run a club on a Saturday morning for younger children aged 4-10. Entry for the fun run is €20 and with an additional charge of €10 for those who wish to take part in the skills session with Ronnie Whelan. Western Motors Volkswagen are proudly sponsoring the Rainbow Challenge to support under age soccer and the Irish Wheelchair Association.