The 2016 Liberties Fun Run | St. James's Hospital Foundation The 2016 Liberties Fun Run | St. James's Hospital Foundation

Liberties Fun Run raises €50k for GUIDe Clinic

Many thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s Liberties Fun Run. We were delighted to present a cheque for a staggering €50,000 to the GUIDe Clinic at St. James’s Hospital Dublin.

 

On Thursday, 21st of July 2016, St James’s Hospital Foundation held the 8th Annual Liberties Fun Run in aid of St James’s Hospital.

 

This unique 6k timed road race took participants through the heart of old Dublin.

 

Starting & finishing in the beautiful grounds of IMMA / Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the route took in some of the most famous sites throughout the Liberties including St James’s Gate, Francis Street and the Coombe.

 

All of the proceeds from the 2016 Liberties Fun Run went directly to the GUIDe Clinic here at St James’s Hospital to upgrade patient facilities.

 

 

About the GUIDe Clinic:

 

The GUIDe Clinic at St James’s Hospital was established in 1987 and provides the largest free treatment centre for HIV and sexual health in Ireland.

 

The primary objectives of our Clinic is to increase access and reduce waiting times for walk in STI patients and overall work towards better sexual health in the wider population.

 

When the clinic was established over twenty-five years ago the annual patient attendance was 9,033. It now has over 27,000 people attending annually and has become the biggest and busiest HIV/Sexual Health and Infectious Diseases department in the country.

 

To read more about our current GUIDe Clinic appeal, please click here:

 

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Thanks to Colin Maybin from Momentum Support, Angela Smith from Diageo and Colin Underwood from Medserv for their support.

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We would like to thank our 2016 Event Partners:

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