North West 10k raises €34,500


The 20th North West 10k Run & Walk has raised €34,500 for two charities.

The impressive figure was revealed this week in the Mount Errigal Hotel as cheques for €17,250 were presented to the Donegal branches of the Spina Bifida and Irish Pilgrimage Trust.

10k Chairperson James Boyle praised the efforts of the two benefiting charities and his committee with proceeds up some €7,000 on last year.

The North West 10k which celebrated it’s 20th anniversary this year has now raised a total of €750,000 for 31 charities since the first event was staged in 1997.