Thursday, June 3, 2010

Races in Munster this weekend...Wed 2nd - Mon 7th Jun 2010

Things may seem a bit quiet in the run-up to the Cork City Marathon on the June Bank Holiday Monday, but there are several other races on offer too.

Wednesday 2nd June
Clare......IMRA Mountain Running event at Cratloe Woods at 8pm
Climb 300m over distance 10km.

Thursday 3rd June
Limerick......UL Rowing Club are having a 5k and 10k run, starting and finishing at UL Boathouse.
Registration is at 6.30-6.50pm. Race start is at 7pm. Entry is €3 for students, €5 for non-students.

Friday 4th June
Tipperary......Tipperary Little Athletics Jamboree at 7:00pm
Organized by Athletics Ireland and the McDonalds Little Athletics

Cork......The third race in the Ballyhoura ACTIVE series is the Doneraile Park Trails 5km at 8pm. More details on the Running in Cork blog.
With special guest Sonia O'Sullivan.
Organized by Mallow AC.

Waterford......The Touraneena 5k takes place at 8pm on Friday.
Please note the revised time of this race.
This is the fifth race in the Ger Wyley Sports Summer Series 2010.
See separate post on Thursday.

Sunday 6th June
Clare......There is a 10k "Pink Balloon" Run & Walk at Kilkee in aid of Action Breast Cancer and Clinical Trial Unit CUH, at 11am.
Entry fee €20 at the Stella Maris Hotel.

Kerry......IMRA Mountain Running event at Carrauntoohil at 12noon.
Climb 1137m over distance 12.5km.
Event Difficulty: Extreme !

Kilkenny......St Senan's AC are holding the "Little South Run" 4 Mile road race at Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny, in aid of Kilmacow Hospice, at 2pm.
(not in Munster, but only a few km north of Waterford City)

Monday 7th June
Cork......The BGE Cork City Marathon and Relay event starts at 9am sharp.
See also the many articles on the Running in Cork blog, esp the 10 "Spirit of the Marathon articles". Be sure to give a big cheer for the 3:15 pacer ;o)

Tipperary......There's a 10K "Mini Marathon" Fun Run and Walk at Moyne at 3pm.
Organized by Moyne AC.
Contact: Patricia Cummins (086) 839 2477

Kerry......St Brendan's AC Open Sports at Ardfert GAA at 1pm.
Contact: Laura O’Sullivan (087)215 5255

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