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Laois school set to hold 5km run to raise funds for sensory garden

A Laois primary school is holding a 5km fun run on Friday June 21 in order to raise funds for a sensory garden.

Tobair an Leinn NS will hold MidSummer 5km Fun Run at 7.30pm in Raheen in Laois.

The race takes place in the village of Raheen, taking a route through the village, then continuing through Dan Tynan’s Farm(all on tarred road) before concluding back in the village.

There will be prizes for the first three finishers in the Men’s, Women’s and Youth categories.

There is also have a 1km run for younger children and all children that participate will receive a medal.

Entry fees are as follows: €10 for one person, €20 for families while the 1km run is €4.

Registration is from 6.30pm and a big crowd is expected to attend.

The school say: “All funds raised will go towards the school and developing a sensory garden for the school and community.

“There will be a 1km fun run for children also. Thank you to Dan Tynan and Staff for the use of their farm. Registration in the school from 6.30pm and refreshments will be served afterwards.

“All funds raised will go directly to the school to help build a community sensory garden.”

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