Published on May 8th, 2022 | by Mark Dwyer


Donegal Airport Runway Run

Donegal Airport has announced that their annual runway 5k, in association with Rosses Athletic Club, is returning after 3 long years. Participants can run or walk the World’s Most Scenic Runway on the 4th of June in aid of the Irish Red Cross and their efforts in the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. Runners and walkers will take off down the runway at 10 am and complete a 5km course with a difference. More details will be available closer to the time.

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Mark is an airline pilot flying the Boeing 737 for a major European airline. In addition he is also a Type Rating Instructor, Type Rating Examiner and Base Training Captain on the B737. Outside of commercial flying Mark enjoys flying light aircraft from the smallest 3 Axis microlights up to heavier singles. He is also an instructor and EASA Examiner on single engines and a UK CAA Examiner. He flies the Chipmunk for the Irish Historic Flight Foundation (IHFF). Mark became the Chairman of the National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) in 2013 and has overseen a massive growth in the organisation. In this role he has worked at local and national levels. In 2015, Mark won ‘Upcoming Aviation Professional Award’ at the Aviation Industry Awards sponsored by the IAA. Mark launched this website back in 2002 while always managing the website, he has also been Editor and Deputy Editor of FlyingInIreland Magazine from 2005 to 2015.

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