Walking for those who can’t
- 30 January 2014, 15:33
ON Sunday 23rd March, equestrian sportswoman Caroline Bjoerk will set out on a 330km walk across Ireland over 12 days from Clifden to Dublin, to focus attention on the many people who cope daily with chronic back pain, caused by direct spinal injury or as a result of a range of degenerative back conditions. Caroline hopes to raise €50,000 for Beaumont Hospital Foundation to go towards Spinal Degeneration Research.
Caroline’s own sporting falls and accidents left her with debilitating back pain, which she has overcome through surgery. To find out more about this event, check out Caroline’s website which includes an itinerary for the 12 days at
or the BHF website
How to support Caroline
You can support Caroline by making a donation on the My Charity website where you can also read her personal message
So far Caroline has raised €1,623.41 You can join Caroline on part of her walk, or you could organise your own event to contribute to the fund and help meet her target. Call 01-8092927 or 01-8092161 or email
for a T-shirt and sponsorship card.
Follow Caroline’s progress on Facebook