Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Races in Munster this weekend....Sun 31st Jan 2010

The main event this weekend is of course the Dungarvan '10' Mile Road Race in West Waterford. Note that this event is pre-entry cannot enter on the day like you could in previous years. More details about this race here on Friday...

For anyone not making the trip to the Deise, you have a choice of 2 races elsewhere in Munster.

There is a 4 mile road race in Farranfore to the North of Killarney starting at 2pm. This race was originally supposed to take place over the Christmas period but had to be cancelled due to the icy weather. There is a flyer for the race available HERE.

In the western part of the county, there is a charity 5k run to the east of Newcastle West on the R520 road. More details below...

Rathfredagh Cheshire Home Charity 5k
Date/Time - Sunday Jan 31st, 10 a.m. Registration on the day only from 9 a.m. to 9.45 a.m.
Start/Finish - Rathfredagh Cheshire Home, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick which is approx 3 miles from Newcastle West on the R520.
Entry Fee - €10 (100% to Rathfredagh Cheshire Home Charity).
Course - 5K, Accurately measured flat, looped course starting and finishing at Rathfredagh Cheshire Home. Markers every km.
Prizes - 1st Male, 1st Female, 1st male O/40, 1st Female O/40 and one spot prize. Trophies for 1st Junior Male and Female.

Chip timing by Red Tag Timing Ireland - Pre-numbered timing chips and twist ties to attach to running shoes
- Finish line timing mats
- Finish Line display clock on a tripod
- Full printed results to the race organisers
- Complimentary Results Text Message to all finishers

Plenty of parking available in the grounds of Rathfredagh Cheshire Home very close to Start/Finish line.
Water Station at Start/Finish line
Plenty of refreshments in the Hall at Rathfredagh Cheshire Home immediately afterwards where prizes will be presented.

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