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Ex-Tipp Hurler Running Antarctic Ice Marathon For Suicide Awareness

Ex-Tipp Hurler Running Antarctic Ice Marathon For Suicide Awareness
By Balls Team
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Former Tipperary hurler, Seamus Hennessy, today takes on the monumental challenge that is the Antarctic Ice Marathon.

It is the southernmost marathon on the planet with conditions reaching a windchill temperature of -20C at an altitude of 700m.

Hennessy is running the marathon to raise funds for two causes close to his heart: suicide awareness charities, Pieta House and Living Links Tipperary.

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Seamus was 11-years-old when he lost his mother, Josie, to suicide. He is determined to ensure other families do not suffer a loss as devastating as his.

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Even before he took the first stride of the marathon, Hennessy had already reached his target of raising €200,000.

You can add to it further via the Running For Josie GoFundMe page.

Picture credit: Sportsfile

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