Bray runner fatally injured in Spain

Bray resident and well known runner Thomas Bubendorfer has died following a collision in Spain.

The father-of-four died after being stuck by a car while out running in Madrid last Tuesday (September 6)

His wife Niamh posted the awful news on Social Media saying:

“It is with such a heavy heart that I write this. Thomas my beloved husband was killed on Tuesday last in Madrid when out for a run. We are absolutely devastated and utterly bereft without him.” Niamh

Thomas was also known in the running world for his blog ‘Rubbishrunner’, he had completed over 100 marathons and last April had past a 50’000 mile milestone.

Thomas leaves behind a family totally heartbroken, his beloved and adoring wife of 25 years Niamh (Swan), children Lukas, Shea, Cian and Maia.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Thomas’ full and active life will be held in Colliers Funeral Home, Old Connaught Avenue, Bray at a date yet to be decided.

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