Marathon man’s lucrative hobby

Publican and restaurant manager Ken Dunne initially took up running because he could fit it around the unsocial hours involved in his business. Now he has turned his running into a business, Ambition Events, which will stage the first Dingle Marathon

22nd August, 2009

Publican and restaurant manager Ken Dunne initially took up running because he could fit it around the unsocial hours involved in his business. Now he has turned his running into a business, Ambition Events, which will stage the first Dingle Marathon next month.

Dunne, the owner of Hi-Way bar and restaurant in Limerick, set up the sports-focused events company in March with his partner, Denise.

The company’s clients include businesses running team-building events, charities and...

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