2019 Hill Walk.
This year's Hill Walk for St. Francis Hospice, our 21st, takes us to Glendalough in the beautiful county of Wicklow. There are two walks planned, of which further details will be available soon. The shorter walk is for those less experienced. The details to hand are as follows:
Date: Sunday April 28th.
Time: Bus leaves Grand Hotel at 10.00 am sharp.
After walk: Refreshments in the Glendalough Hotel (3.30 pm approx.)
Return: Back in Malahide 6.30 pm approx.
Participation is the same as usual :
Pick up a sponsorship card (Stephen MacDonagh 086 0612984 or email@example.com). Collect €130 and you are good to go.
You should be in good health and used to walking.
Wear suitable clothing ,warm socks and comfortable footwear (boots with ankle support preferably).
Take account of the prevailing weather conditions and, if necessary, bring a change of clothing/footwear for the return journey. Sunblock may also be required (with a bit of luck!)
Carry a backpack with liquid and a light lunch for one stop.
The organisers will carry a first aid kit but it is advisable to carry a couple of plasters and blister pads.
Click on any image for a larger version.