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IKA Run for a Life 2016

RTE's Vivienne Traynor supported charity fun run for Irish Kidney Association as young family member awaits kidney transplant.

Hundreds of people turned out for the Irish Kidney Association’s annual ‘Run for a Life’ family fun run at Corkagh Park in Clondalkin, Dublin 22  (Saturday, 28th May) in support of organ donation and to raise funds for the Irish Kidney Association.  

Among those participating was the ambassador for Organ Donor Awareness 2016, RTÉ’s Vivienne Traynor, a living kidney donor, and her extended family including her relative Michaela Delany, (age 16) from Clondalkin, Dublin who is waiting for a second kidney transplant, having undergone her first when she was just two years old.

The event is sponsored by Astellas Pharma Co Ltd. and members of the public of all ages took part walking, jogging or running competitively in both a chip timed 2.5km, 5km and 10km distance.

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