Stephens Day 5k at Finn Valley

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Families ,athletes  local and world class ,walkers ,joggers have been coming together for 45 years plus for the annual St Stephens Day 5k at Finn Vallley Centre . Its a community event in the wider sense those home for the holiday period meet up . A run/walk ,a community social occassion and as such has attracted as many as 800 to come out after the christmas festivities for a  breath of fresh air and take the opportunity to meet up . Yes its a race at one level Olympic champions Mo Farah and Vivian Cheryuiot ,Kenya hold the records but its a peoples event and therein lies the success and longevity of this . 
Each year Finn Valley have been privileged to have a prestige personality to fire the start gun and set them on their way at 2pm . Jason Quigley ,Philip Deignan ,Frank Mc Glynn ,Sinead Jennings ,Catriona Jennings Larissa Muldoon from the world of sport and there was local lady Cora Harvey while Mayor of Donegal a competitor on this occassion ,Pat the Cope and local personality Mickey the Post to name but a few . 

Its Stephens Day 12 noon  and while entry is open until 11-30 on the day organisers would invite as many as possible to pre enter by calling in to the Finn Valley Centre in the coming weeks 

 



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