Throwback…. Walkathon 2020

It goes without saying that 2020 will go down as an unprecedented year for everyone. Businesses, sports, schools, and people’s livelihoods across the globe halted for months on end. GAA Clubs were some of the many sporting bodies affected but were lucky enough to get their chance to play a shortened season. The Pandemic also affected fundraising efforts for Clubs and their usual fundraising outlets were not allowed due to safety concerns and restrictions.

Boardsmill GAA, like many other Clubs across the country, struggled to come up with fundraising ideas to keep the Club afloat for another year. However, the three Clubs under the Boardsmill umbrella, Men’s Hurling / Football, Ladies Football and Camogie, banded together and came up with the idea of a 24 hour walkathon aptly named “Boardsmill’s Walk Together” to be run in association with an extremely worthy cause in St. Michael’s National School and Centre for Autism in Trim.

We recently received the following photographs from St. Michael’s National School and Centre for Autism in Trim where they put the funds we gave to them to some fantastic use and well I think the smiles below say more than any words I could come up with…..

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