Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Road Races in Munster over Christmas...Thurs 25th to Sun 28th of December

In addition to the GOAL charity mile on Christmas Day, there are a number of other events on in Munster over the next few days.

Thurs 25th Dec....
Limerick.........As well as the GOAL mile at the University of Limerick campus, there is the Hunt Museum to Daughters of Charity (Lisnagry) 4 mile charity run. This event is starting at the Hunt Museum at approx 10.30am and going out to the Daughters of Charity in Lisnagry.

Fri 26th Dec...
Cork......There is the Belgooly 4 mile road race near Kinsale. This race starts at 12 noon and always attracts a big crowd. Details on the course HERE.

Limerick.......There is the Caherdavin 10 mile road race to the North-West of Limerick city. It is organised by Limerick AC and their description is as follows...."It starts from the community center in Caherdavin just down the road from the local Church. The route goes out from limerick along the Old Cratloe road and over the border into Clare and then it turns back towards Limerick at Setrights cross and onto the main N18 Limerick - Shannon dual carriageway. Start time is 11:30. The first 5 miles are on mainly country roads then there is about 4 miles on the dual carriageway, with the final mile coming into Limerick through the Coonagh roundabout and finishing just off the Ennis road close to Ivans shop. There are about 2 long slow climbs on the first 5 miles,.. nothing too bad. Tea and sandwiches and prizes at Caherdavin Community Centre after races ."

The course can be seen at this LINK.

Tipperary....The Tony O’Connell 4 Miler takes place on St Stephens Day in Clonmel at 12 noon.
Entries and changing facilities will be located in the Vocation School, The Mall, Clonmel.
Entry is €8, with lots of individual and team prizes on the day. Race flyer HERE.

Waterford....There is a charity run at Dungarvan GAA club. "A 2 mile or 5 mile fun run in aid of Chernobyl Ireland. No entry fee.
Donations towards Chernobyl Ireland welcome.Entries taken at the Dungarvan house at Clougherane. Run begins at 11 a.m. Changing rooms and shower facilities available.
Refreshments afterwards at the club house. "

Sun 28th Dec.......
Cork....There is the annual Bandon 5 mile road race to the South-West of Cork City. Start time is 2pm. This will be previewed on the Running in Cork website on the 27th.

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