An afternoon of Fun for Life !

Last year’s winner of the T-Shirt design competition –  Eoin Moran The South East Fun for Life takes place on Sunday, October 5th in the People’s Park, Waterford.  It’s guaranteed to be a jam-packed family fun day and all for a great cause, the South East Cancer Foundation. There is a full programme of events … Continued

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 … Continued

Solas Centre Run for Life raises €250,000

The Art Therapy Room at the Solas Centre 2013 saw almost 1,700 participants raise a staggering €250,000 for the Solas Centre which will go towards providing the best cancer support services to those affected by cancer across the South East. The sixth annual South East Run for Life, which took place on October 13th was … Continued

6th South East Run for Life brings out the crowds!

The 6th Solas Centre South East Run for Life drew almost 1,700 joggers, walkers and runners from all over the South East. With the participants setting out from the Quay for the 10 mile route, the fun culminated in the People’s Park with the South East Fun for Life event. Families of the runners, walkers … Continued

Wexford’s Janet urges everyone to Run for Life

Janet Whitney from Adamstown, Co. Wexford was diagnosed with cancer three days before Christmas in 2006.  What followed was a lumpectomy, then forty sessions of radiotherapy at Waterford Regional Hospital.  It was a nurse at the hospital who referred Janet to the Solas Centre which gave her “a lifeline.” In an interview with Beat 102-103’s … Continued

Clonmel’s Aisling sets her Run for Life goal!

Aisling Fiuza is an extraordinary 18 year old girl from Clonmel who has set her sights on completing the Solas Centre South East Run for Life on Sunday, October 13th. Her knowledge of the Solas Centre and the cancer services it provides comes from her dad, who has connections with the support centre. According to … Continued

Niamh sets herself Solas goal!

Whatever people’s reasons for taking part in the 2013 Solas Centre South East Run for Life, Waterford’s Niamh Doherty is urging everyone to get running, jogging or walking to simply celebrate life. According to Niamh, in an interview with Beat 102-103’s Gail Conway, it was her experience at last year’s Run for Life that encouraged … Continued

Carlow’s Liam counting down to Run for Life!

Carlow man recounts impact of cancer on family  When Liam’s brother, Joe, died at the age of 46 from cancer, the impact was devastating. At the time, Liam was living in England and after Joe’s death, he felt adrift with nowhere to go for support. 14 years later Liam will participate in the Solas Centre’s … Continued