Limerick, Ireland — Over 2,000 men and women from across Limerick and Ireland took part in the Cook Medical Mini Marathon today, Sunday, 25 September.
Starting at University Limerick Sports Arena, participants of all ages and abilities came together to run, jog and walk the 5 km and 10 km courses, while raising funds for charities in Limerick, the Mid-West and nationwide.
This year’s event saw the name change from “Women’s Mini Marathon” to “Mini Marathon,” which brought great excitement and fun to Limerick as families, friends and colleagues came together to celebrate at the finish line.
Commenting on today’s event, Angela Moloney, Director of Ethics & Compliance, EMEA at Cook Medical said, “Today’s event celebrated inclusivity and togetherness, and I want to say well done to everyone who participated, everyone’s a winner here today.”
“Every year it gives me great pleasure to be part of such a fulfilling, fun and motivational event. Seeing everyone come back together to participate is truly inspiring. We are delighted to be part of this remarkable event.”
Also speaking at the event, Race Director John Cleary said, “I’m absolutely delighted to see the great turnout today as we return to our physical event. The mini marathon is a great opportunity for everyone to get involved in the local community, and it’s encouraging to see so many people getting out and active again.”
About Cook Medical
Since 1963, Cook Medical has worked closely with physicians to develop technologies that eliminate the need for open surgery. Today we invent, manufacture and deliver a unique portfolio of medical devices to the healthcare systems of the world. Serving patients is a privilege and we demand the highest standards of quality, ethics and service. We have remained family owned so that we have the freedom to focus on what we care about: our patients, our employees and our communities.