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St Stephens day 2022..

A day like… last year !.

Again, a new format this year, …. and a new beneficiary, we are delighted to announce that all proceeds from this year’s Walk / Run will be going to the Newport Day Care Centre 
Our “Santa Hat colours run”, is a real battle at the border, are you brave enough to show your true colours on St Stephen’s day? …. Will some families be divided? 🙂 
Santa Hats will be available in 3 colours Limerick Green, Tipperary Blue and those who want to sit on the fence can buy Newport purple, kids big and small can get creative by adding gold!
Over December, you Can purchase the coloured Santa hats in locations around Newport for only €5.00, with all proceeds going to the Newport Day Care Center.  
This year our social media images could tell a real story on local loyalties.



December 26th 2021


Just step outside your front door and start.


Anytime between 9am and 4pm

What you need to do.

Put on your runners, head out your door and run/walk the 5k distance.


Our New Year plan for 2023 is to encourage more exercise and activity amongst our clients, giving everyone a happier and healthier outlook for the year ahead. We are raising funds for physiotherapy equipment for our clients to avail of at the Day Centre.

This is essential for all patrons of Newport Day Centre so that they can remain fit and maintain their mobility. Our physiotherapy schedule is tailored to meet each client’s particular needs/requirements. Our current clients thoroughly enjoy these physiotherapy sessions and look forward to them each week.

Additionally, the Day Centre is hoping to introduce chair yoga classes, so as to further improve the physical and mental health of attending clients. It will be a welcome addition that can be incorporated into our existing physiotherapy sessions.

These amazing facilities and classes will benefit all clients of the Day Centre and further extend the portfolio of vital services on offer for our elderly and vulnerable patrons.

We also have plans to develop the Day Centre buildings to introduce further services in 2023 and beyond.

We thank you for your support and for helping a great local Charity.

How to register

  • Click register link
  • Pick your team that you want to join
  • Check out


How to take part

  • Put on your Runners
  • Head out the door
  • Cover the 5k distance


How far if 5K from your house?

  • 50 – 55 mins casual walk
  • 40 – 45 mins brisk walk
  • 30 – 35 mins jogging
  • 20 – 30 mins running
  • Aimee Hayde can cover this distance in 16-17mins …..don’t try and keep up 😉