Thursday, February 25, 2010

Race in Munster this weekend...Sat 27th-Sun 28th Feb 2010

There is no shortage of races this weekend in Munster with a road race in almost every corner of the province.

Saturday 27th Feb...
Kerry...In Killarney, Gneeveguilla AC are holding the final race in their Spring 5k series. The previous 3 races have attracted around 80 runners on each occasion and the race on Saturday will probably attract a similar number. The race starts at 11am. Scroll down this page for details of the registration.

Sunday 28th Feb...
On the Sunday, there is a choice of 3 races...

Cork...Eagle AC are holding their annual 5 mile road race in Carrigaline at 11am to the south of Cork City. More details about this race later on the Running in Cork website.

Waterford......In Dungarvan, West Waterford AC are holding a 10 km road race in the town. More details below...
"The Dungarvan Business Centre 10K is the fourth and final race of the Michael Roche Carpets Spring Series.
The race starts at 11 am with entries taken at the Dungarvan sports centre.Quanns behind Parish Church in the town,(same venue as that used for Quantum life Dungarvan 10) from 9.30 am onwards. The race itself starts close by. Entry fee is 8 euros. Changing, showers, refreshments and prize-giving will all take place at the Sports centre.
The following are the race categories for The Dungarvan 10k.Men’s 1st 3, 1st Junior, 1st over 40,45,50,55,Team event, 1st Men’s teams,
Ladies first 3,1st Junior,1st over 35,40,45,501st Ladies team.
1.Individual winners of Men’s and Ladies races  can come from any category.
2.Teams consist of 3 athletes.
3. Plenty of spot prizes will be raffled among non-prize-winners.
4. .One prize per athlete applies.
5. Entry fee is 8 Euro"

Limerick / Clare...In Castleconnell to the North-East of Limerick City, there is a 10 km race at 2pm. Despite the fact that it starts in Co.Limerick, most of the course is in Co.Clare! More details on the race website.

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