Stephens Day 5k at Finn Valley


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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