Nikki Bradley will officially start tomorrow morning’s RunDonegal Women’s 5k.
The race gets underway at 11am and registration fee of €10 includes a pink t-shirt – sponsored by the Kelly Group in London, a bottle of water, sponsored by Celtic Water of Monaghan and tea, coffee and a scone sponsored by the Finn Valley Centre.
The proceeds from this weekend’s run and walk will again go to the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.
The RunDonegal Women’s 5K has established itself as one of the biggest races in the north west and attracted a field of almost 800 last year.
Letterkenny woman Nikki Bradley is an adaptive adventurer and motivational speaker, will be a key source of encouragement for the OT leaders when they take on fitness challenges.
Nikki has been battling a rare form of bone cancer since she was 16.
A battle with bone cancer Ewings Sarcoma at the age of 16 resulted in her needing two hip replacements by the age of 26.
She has since used her experience to set a positive example to others by establishing the fitness based awareness campaign called Fighting Fit For Ewing’s.
Daring adventures such as the Four Peaks Challenge, the Fan Dance and scaling Icelandic glaciers are just some of her achievements in recent years.
“RunDonegal Women’s 5K has certainly got progressively bigger over the years and we are encouraging women of all ages to come along on Sunday, get registered and get walking or running,” Grace Boyle, the Chairperson of the RunDonegal Women’s 5k, commented.
“We are hoping the Sunday will see women get back into some regularly walking and running.
“This will be the third year the proceeds will go to the Brid Carr Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and of course, we are also hoping to raise awareness of ovarian cancer through the event.”
Registration at the Finn Valley Centre is ongoing up to 10.30 tomorrow morning.