Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race

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Things to do in County Donegal, Ireland - Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race - YourDaysOut
Apartment 9, Marine Court Apartments, Central Ln, Drumacrin, Bundoran, Co. Donegal, Ireland
Aug 27, 2017 1:00:00 PM - Aug 27, 2017 6:00:00 PM
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Event Cancelled Statement from Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race Committee It is with deep regret that the organising committee of the Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race has taken the decision to cancel this Sunday’s re-scheduled event at Astoria Road. This has not been done lightly and was taken following an examination of several weather forecasts for the weekend; all of which point to rain on Sunday afternoon. Following the recent poor weather which hit the North West and the damage it inflicted, the committee feel it would be unwise to go-ahead with the event which is so dependent on a good forecast for its success. The safety and comfort of the volunteers, participants and spectators is of paramount importance. The Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race is a major fundraiser for the RNLI and to run it to the professional standard required, involves the securing of materials and services at a cost. The cancellation of the event at very short notice incurs a financial loss for the event as well as huge amount of disappointment to the participants. With all of this in mind the Committee have taken the difficult but necessary decision not reschedule the event for this year. The Committee would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused at this point and again to assure everyone involved that this decision was not taken lightly. Thank you for your continued support of Bundoran RNLI. The 6th Annual Bundoran Lifeboat Soapbox Race - run by and in aid of the local volunteer RNLI crew - happens on 27th August with a fun family atmosphere in Bundoran, County Donegal At least 30 teams are expected to take part on the day guaranteeing plenty of thrills and spills. The day will also include the €1000 ball race - buy your ball in advance and if it's the first one through our funnel, €1000 will be yours! Details: The event takes place on Sunday 1st June 2014 at Astoria Road, Bundoran from 1pm-4pm Soapbox racing is dangerous. There is a risk of serious...

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