Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Races in Munster this weekend...Tue 18th - Sun 23rd May 2010

Tue 18th May
Tipperary......The fourth race in the Ballynonty AC Summer Series 2010 is the 4 Mile event at 8pm.

Cork......There is 5k Fun Run Charity Fundraiser in aid of the "little fighters" Combined Twins Fund at 8pm.
Entry Fee €5 at Midleton Fitness Centre, Enterprise Park, Dwyers Road, Midleton.

Wed 19th May
Limerick......There is a 9km / 240m mountain running event at Murroe at 8pm.
This is part of the IMRA Munster Wednesday League.
Some sources say this is in Kerry, but the comments on the IMRA site give specific directions.

Thu 20th May
Cork......Eagle AC and Fota Wildlife Park are holding the Cheetah Run
4 Mile at 8pm.
The first race in 2009 attracted an unexpectedly large field of 662 runners.
Entry fee €10. Be sure to arrive early.
More details at Running in Cork site closer to the day.

Fri 21th May
Tipperary......Poulmucka 8k at 7.30pm
This is the third race in the Tipperary Challenge 2010 on the R687 New Inn to Clonmel Road.
Entry €10

Sat 22nd May

The biggest event of the weekend is the Clare Burren Marathon Challenge, which actually consists of three events -- Mini Marathon, Half Marathon & Full Marathon. All the events start together at exactly 9am on the pier at Ballyvaughan.
You can still enter online via their web-site, up to 21:00 Thursday, and collect your number at the marquee on the pier on Saturday morning.
Note: Be sure to fully complete entry including credit card details.

Waterford......The 2nd annual 'Tom Jordan Memorial' 5 mile road race in aid of Portlaw Red Cross takes place at 7pm. There is also a Joggers/ Walkers event at 6.45 pm
Entry Fee: Adults €10, Junior €5, €20 for Families at The Forge Bar.

Sunday 23rd May
Cork......The Emer Casey Memorial 10km race is at Youghal at 1.30pm
Entry fee €20 -- expensive, but this is all for charity, and you get a tee-shirt.
More details at Running in Cork site closer to the day.

Tipperary......Newport 10 km road race
The inaugural Newport 10k takes place in Newport at 2pm.
Registration on the day from 12-1.30pm at the Newport Community Centre
Course: The run is a loop past the Clare Glens on a 'rolling course' and back in to the Town via the Murroe road.
Contact: Niamh Yelverton

Kerry......Lions Club 10 km race. The Killarney Lions Club Mini Marathon will be run over a 10k course in the Killarney National Park, starting at 3pm.
Entry fee €10 in aid of Kerry Hospice & Deenagh Lodge Down Syndrome Project.

Waterford......Comeraghs Mountain event
There is a mountain running event in The

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