Orchardville Staff take on the Belfast Marathon

On Sunday the 3rd of October five staff members from Orchardville successfully completed the five different legs of the Belfast Marathon in 04:28:49 finishing 605 out of 1,500 teams.

Michael Walker, Head of Employment, began the day at Stormont and swapped over with Julie Anderson, Education and Progression Manager at Montgomery Road.


Julie then ran from Montgomery Road to Boucher Road and met our Orchardville Works Manager Samantha Haddock who ran from Boucher to the Falls Road.


Sam met Mark Lewis, Communications and Fundraising Manager, and he set off to the next handover point at Duncairn Gardens.

Nathan McConnell then ran the final leg and finishing off in Ormeau Park and Orchardville recorded a time of 04:28:49!


We have set up a Just Giving Campaign and if you would like to support the Orchardville Staff challenge you can donate by clicking here

All of the money raised will go towards helping our participants to continue to live, learn and work.

Good luck to all of the team that are currently training for the big day!!

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