Operation Transformation and Sports Active Wexford
Sport Ireland teamed up once again with RTÉ’s Operation Transformation by organising a number of nationwide walks which took place in over fifty locations all around Ireland.
The highest number to date took part in this year’s walk with over 19,000 people participating.
The nationwide walks are delivered by Sport Ireland, Local Sports Partnerships and are a very important event in the promotion of healthy living and the pursuit of exercise.
Sports Active Wexford (Local Sports Partnership) organised the National Walk from The Apex in New Ross. Over 250 walkers of all ages took part in the 5 km walk; it was a great atmosphere and a great start to this years Operation Transformation Campaign. We would like to thank our great volunteers who supported the event, Wexford County Council Leinster Rugby, the staff of the Apex, New Ross Rugby Club, Wexford Civil Defence, Too Many Dance Moves, Lasting Health and our sponsors Centra (The Irishtown), Caulfield’s Supervalu, Lidl New Ross ,Crystal Fitness and the Apex.
We would like to thank Cllr. John Fleming for his support on the day.
Bunclody and Wexford Town Walks
Walks were also set up in Bunclody and Wexford Town in conjunction with walking groups who volunteered to run events. Over 150 walked at these events.
New Ross Walks
The Route for the Operation Transformation Walk from January! There is both a 1KM and a 5KM route option with plenty of marshals along the way to guide everyone.
Parkrun and Operation Transformation
This year the Operation Transformation team is linking up with the Park Run Programmes which was set up in conjunction with the local sports partnership, the HSE Health Promotion and Local communities.
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