East Coast Athletic Club to run 24 hours for Larne RNLI
On Friday 18 August members of the East Coast Athletic Club will kick off a 24 hour continuous run to raise money for their Charity of the Year, Larne RNLI.
Over the course of the 24 hours, from 6pm on Friday 18 August to 6pm on Saturday 19 August , at least four East Coast members will run during each one hour slot around Sandy Bay Playing Fields.
Larne Lifeboat crew members and fundraising committee will also take part in the event.
East Coast have set up a crowdfunding page where you can donate www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/ECAC24hourRun. Please call to Sandy Bay and show your support to all the runners.
RNLI media contacts
For information please contact Fiona Kirkpatrick Larne RNLI Volunteer Deputy Lifeboat Press Officer Tel: 077 3805 9405 email Fiona_Kirkpatrick@rnli.org.uk or Niamh Stephenson RNLI Public Relations Manager on 00 353 87 1254 124 email Niamh_Stephenson@rnli.org.uk or Nuala McAloon RNLI Press Officer Tel: 00 353 87 6483547 email Nuala_McAloon@rnli.org.uk
For more information on the RNLI please visit www.rnli.org. News releases and other media resources, including RSS feeds, downloadable photos and video, are available at the RNLI Press Centre www.rnli.org/press
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 235 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 100 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent of coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 140,000 lives. The RNLI is a charity registered in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.
A charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SCO37736). Charity number 2000 3326 in the Republic of Ireland