On 18 November 2020, EisnerAmper Ireland joined thousands of runners to partake in the virtual Run in the Dark, to support ongoing research to find a cure for paralysis.
This is the fourth consecutive year ‘Team EisnerAmper’ has participated in Run in the Dark, with this year being different to the rest. Due to the impact of COVID 19, Run in the Dark created an app to allow participants to run safely within their own area, but still virtually join thousands of others walking or running 5k or 10k around the world.
Run in the Dark is the main fundraiser for the Mark Pollock Trust, which believes we can cure paralysis in our lifetime. Unbroken by blindness in 1998, adventure athlete Mark Pollock was left paralysed in 2010. Now, with the team at the Mark Pollock Trust, he is exploring the intersection where humans and technology collide, catalysing collaborations that have never been done before and unlocking $ 1 billion to cure paralysis in our lifetime.
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