Businesses urged to ‘line out' for third year of Grant Thornton Runway Run

Launching the 2017 Grant Thornton 5k Runway Run is race ambassador for former rugby star Stephen Ferris with Grant Thornton's Peter Legge (tax partner), Richard Gillan (managing partner), Hannah McHugh (marketing manager) and Neal Taylor (audit and assurance partner). The race takes place at George Best Belfast City Airport at 11pm on Thursday June 22

THE hugely-popular Grant Thornton Runway Run is back for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event.

Rugby legend Stephen Ferris has partnered with the business advisory firm to launch this year’s event, which will see over 500 runners across all business sectors take to the runway at George Best Belfast City Airport for a 5k team race at 11pm on Thursday June 22.

Grant Thornton has selected the Make A Wish Foundation as its charity partner for the 2017 Runway Run, which will this year be part of a series of 5k charity runs hosted by the firm across Ireland.

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