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Share a Dream – Dillon Becomes Garda for the Day

On Saturday, 25th February, 6 yr old Dylan Steele became a Garda for the day, at the Ireland v Italy international rugby match.  The SHARE A DREAM FOUNDATION made it possible for Dylan to direct traffic, check motor tax, check out supporters and rub shoulders with Ireland’s best rugby players including Johnny Sexton, Paul O’Connell and others.

It was a fantastic experience for Dylan, really well done “SHARE A DREAM TEAM”

Share a Dream

Our designated charity, Share A Dream, are ensuring that dreams will come though on that day for children suffering from various terminal illness.  There will be anything from helicopter displays to rally car drives along with fun activities for all children.  The after party in the Annebrooke is all for our charity and again will have interesting celebrities attending.  All of this will be announced closer to the time.

How Usain Bolt Did It

To help you on your way with your pre-season training, and for you to learn many new and exciting ways of improving your overall body  strength and core strength Lilliput Legend in conjunction with Lilliput Adventure Centre have brought Micky Ruben to Westmeath.

Micky Ruben has designed strength and conditioning programmes for more than 40 world championship medallists and 17 Olympic medallists.

He has worked with the worlds top athletes including Asafa Powell, Tyson Gaye and many more.

His real claim to fame though is that while working with USAIN BOLT, Bolt became a triple WORLD RECORD holder and a Triple OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALLIST.

On Tuesday, 20th March, Micky will be sharing his expertise with athletes, coaches and sports people right across the board.  The event will be in Athlone Institute of Technology and will run from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

If you are sport minded or fitness orientated, this is an event not to miss.  Be there to get stronger, drop your body fat% and to have a great season in 2012.

REGISTER on www.runireland.ie or conatct Franky on (087) 810 6951 | info@lilliputadventure.com.

Help

We are delighted here in Lilliput that Sonia from the Westmeath Sports Partnership, is offering her invaluable experience in making this event a truly professionally run, and well organised race.

We are also delighted that Westmeath Community Development are offering assistance.

Course Design

This course is designed by Franky Wright who has worked in the provision of outdoor education for over 30 years.  Along with his wife Trish, he currently runs the Lilliput Adventure Centre.  He was accompanied by his climbing partner and good friend Paul Mc Quaid.  They have both climbed mountains all over the world and are the current holders of the record for climbing the highest peak in every county in Ireland, 5 days.  Paul is the Director of Paramedic training in Sydney Hospital and has been adventure racing in Australia for almost 10 years. Gerry McQuaid an accomplished runner and coach who studied in the states, also offered his expertise.  Gerry most recently coached the Wexford senior & intermediate ladies camogie team to an historic All Ireland double.  He currently teaches PE in Waterford.

Celebrities Taking Part

Gerry Duffy of 32 marathons in 32 days is racing.  He is also the current DECA man champion and the “Westmeath Sports Person” of the year.  No doubt all eyes will be on Gerry as he takes on another, in his unending list of challenges.

32 Mountain Man meets 32 Marathon Man