Thursday, February 24, 2011

Races in Munster...Sat 26th / Sun 27th Feb 2011

Sat 26th Feb...
Kerry......Gneeveguilla AC are holding the first of their four races in the 5 km series. This will start in Killarney at 11am.

Details on the series below...

This series is open to all runners, joggers and walkers.
Dates: 26th Feb, 5th, 12th & 19th March.
Race start time: 11am
Distance: 5km
Registration: 10am in Kerry Parents & Friends (Old Monastery), Port Road, Killarney
Entry fee: 5 euro per race
Location: Race takes place within the national park. Similar route to the first race of the Feet First series, but with a different start point.(Starting within the park, at Killarney House)
Requirement: 3 out of the 4 races must be completed to qualify for a prize.
Also perpetual cup for both the winning male (Daniel O'Connell cup) & female (Nora Brosnan cup) of the series.

Directions to the start if you are coming from the Cork side of Killarney...
Coming from Cork, go straight through the first roundabout(at Dalys supervalu), straight through the next roundabout(Tralee rd roundabout), at the next roundabout, take the left for the town centre, which is the second road off this roundabout(straight on at this roundabout is Killorglin), you are now on Port rd. Go straight down this road and just beyond the road to the left and before the traffic lights is Kerry Parents & Friends building.

Sun 27th Feb...
Tipperary...The Tipp AAI Novice Road Championships take place in Clonmel. This is an inter club event.

There is a 10 km road race in Dungarvan in West Waterford. Details below...

The 29th Annual Dungarvan Business Centre 10k The race gets under way at the 11 AM. Dungarvan Sports Centre is our race headquarters for this years race where race entries will be taken from 9.30 AM,Entry fee 8 euro, changing and shower facilities will be provided at the centre too and teas and sandwiches will be available after the race. The prize presentation will also be held in the centre also.This race is the final race in the Michael Roche carpets spring series and the various category winners will be presented with their prizes.

The following are the race categories for Sunday’s race.
Men’s 1st 3 seniors, 1st Junior, 1st over 40,45,50,55,
Team event, 1st Senior Men’s team
1st 3 Ladies, 1st Junior, First over 35, 40, 45, 50,1st Ladies team
1. Overall individual winner of Men’s and Ladies race 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

The Castleconnell 10 km starts at 2pm just to the NE of Limerick City. More details on the race website HERE

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