Solas Centre launches 2014 South East Run for Life in partnership with Datapac

The South East Cancer Foundation / Solas Centre is proud to announce a partnership with Datapac for the 2014 South East Run for Life. 

Speaking at the launch Karen O’Connor, General Manager of Datapac said, “The South East Run for Life is a truly inspiring event to be involved with and it will be a privilege to work with the Solas Centre to ensure the events success.”
The Solas Centre is delighted to partner with Datapac for this year’s event and also acknowledged the continuing support of Beat 102-103.
Now in its seventh year, The Solas Centre South East Run for Life is the highlight of the
South East’s sporting calendar. Almost 2,000 participants and spectators are expected to
participate in this year’s event which takes place on Sunday, October 5th.
Every year across Waterford, Wexford, Tipperary, Carlow and Kilkenny 2,000 people
are diagnosed with cancer. This year the Solas Centre aims to have 2,000 sponsored
participants run, jog or walk the 10 mile route; that’s one runner, to represent the 2,000
people diagnosed with cancer across the south east region.
The South Eastern Cancer Foundation’s Solas Centre is a charity 100% reliant on income
raised through fundraising to support its services. Based in a state of the art facility, the
Solas Centre is regarded as one of the leading cancer support facilities in the country. The
centre is a haven for those affected by cancer, where they can avail of confidential, informal and free support services such as counselling, psychotherapy therapy, massage, reflexology and support groups provided by highly trained individuals in a professional manner.
According to Dr. Brian Creedon, Chairman South Eastern Cancer Foundation, the success of the Solas Centre is down to the generosity and support of all communities across the South East.
“Our goal is to provide the very best cancer support services to those who have been
diagnosed with cancer. In order to do so we must fundraise. The South East Run for Life
is a wonderful way for participants to get out, get fit, have fun and raise money for a good
If you want to take part in the South East Run for Life 2014 which takes place on Sunday, October 5th, sponsorship cards are available to download at, or can be collected from the Solas Centre at Williamstown, Waterford. Alternatively you can visit Beat 102 103 studios or AIB branches.
For further information contact the Solas Centre on 051 304604 or check out the ‘Solas
Centre South East Run for Life’ Facebook page or Twitter @solascentre