Many of us know Mark Pollock, the blind adventurer who became the first blind man to co-skipper a boat in the Round Ireland Yacht Race in 2010 but weeks later on the 2nd of July 2010, Mark fell from a second story window. A catastrophic spinal cord injury has left him completely paralysed from the waist down.
The Run for Mark in the Dark is a night time running event being held simultaneously in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Galway at 7:30pm on 16th November to raise funds to assist with the capital and ongoing costs associated with Mark Pollock's spinal injury.
To find out more about the event nearest you and to register online please see here
The Mark Pollock Trust has been set up by friends to assist with the capital and ongoing costs specifically associated with his spinal injury - including a team of rehabilitation specialists, physiotherapy equipment, visits to specialised spinal injury activity-based recovery centres and mobility solutions.