Friday, May 1, 2009

Races in Munster this weekend - Sun 3rd to Mon 4th May 2009

Besides the 5km race in Tipp on Friday the 1st of May (details in an earlier post), there are 5 races on over this Bank holiday weekend.

Sunday 3rd May 2009......
a) Cork.......there is the Bay Run half-marathon in west Cork. The route is from Glengarriff to Bantry. Pre-entry only.

b) Kerry.........there is a 5 mile fun run in Tralee organised by the Irish Heart Foundation. This run starts at 3:30pm from Brandon car park . The entry fee is €20. More details HERE.

c) Clare.......there is a 10km fun run in Tulla, east Clare starting at 2pm. Tulla is about 16 kms north of Sixmilebridge and 18 kms east of Ennis. Details below...
Monday 4th May 2009.....

a) Clare.......just a day after the Tulla run is the East Clare 12km fun run. This race starts at 12 noon and the entry fee is €10. Kilkishen is approx 9km north of Sixmilebridge.

b) Kilkenny........I know, not exactly Munster but it's close!! Details as follows.....The annual Carers Association Kilkenny Mini Marathon takes place over a 10km route on Monday the 4th of May. The race commences at Days Hotel Kilkenny at 3pm. Participants have the option to raise money for The Carers Association or for a charity of their choice.
Registration Fee is €12. A registration form can be found at

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