During May 2015 Michael Minehane
15 Marathons in 15 Days
to raise funds for the
Jack & Jill Children's Foundation
Jack & Jill
Jack & Jill provides direct funding, to families of children with brain damage up to the age of 4 who suffer severe intellectual and physical developmental delay, enabling them to purchase home respite care.
Michael’s niece, Lucy,
receives support from Jack & Jill.
Jack & Jill also provide end of life care to all children up to the age of 4 years. These are children who as a result of their condition require intensive home nursing care.
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Malin & Mizen Heads
Malin Head, Co. Donegal is the most northerly point in Ireland. Mizen Head, Co. Cork is the most southerly point in Ireland.
Malin to Mizen is a popular route for charitable events. On this occasion, the event will start at Malin Head and finish at Mizen Head.
While Malin to Mizen, as the crow flies, is 290 miles, we will be completing a route which exceeds 400 miles which means that each day will be exceed the 26.2 miles for the standard marathon.
The first three marathons will take place in Co. Donegal. The last four marathons will all take place in Co. Cork. Marathons four to eleven pass through counties Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Limerick and Clare.
Michael is a self-employed accountant. He is originally from Kealkill and lives in Clonakilty. Michael took up running for health and fitness reasons in early 2012 and completed his first marathon at Dingle in September 2012.