NI Firefighters Join the Fight Against Heart Disease
Killing fires is part of their day job and now local Firefighters from the Whitla Street Fire Station are doing their bit to help kill heart disease by taking part in a local charity’s Red Dress Run on 11th February.
The run is part of Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke’s Dress Red campaign and aims to raise awareness of women’s heart disease – the biggest killer of women in Northern Ireland.
Firefighters Stephen Doyle, Mark Niblock, Craig Bell and Noel McKee will be joining hundreds of other runners who will be ‘dressed to kill’ at the ‘Red Dress Run’ at Stormont.
Kerry Anderson, Director of Fundraising at Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke said: “We’re delighted to have the support of the Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service and hope that more men and women will don their best red dress and have a bit of fun whether they host a red coffee morning, plan a red themed party or join our firemen and take part in the Red Dress Run.”
The Red Dress Run is a 5k or 10k run at Stormont Estate on Saturday 11th February. Entries are now open for both men and women, Enter online now and avail of the early online rate of £10 www.nichs.org.uk/reddressrun
All proceeds go to Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke.
For more information on the Red Dress campaign and ideas on fundraising visit www.nichs.org.uk