Sli Eíle’s marathon man!
Padraig Swan, Director of Sli Eíle, is on the run again! Last year he raised over €100,000 running various marathons. In 2010, though, he wants to clock even more miles and raise even more money for Sli Eíle’s work with the homeless, prisoners and youth. According to Padraig, “I have entered the race of my life on May 30th when I will run from Pietermaritzburg to Durban [South Africa], a winding and sometimes very hilly distance of 90kms – that’s a simple 56 miles!” And he has a few warm-up marathons beforehand, one in Connemara (April 11th – 39.3 miles) and one in Belfast (May 3rd, 26miles). After a short break in the summer and a few 10k runs he will run the Dingle Marathon in September and the Causeway Marathon in October. The intrepid voyager will finally finish the challenge with his seventh Dublin Marathon in October.