Thursday, March 10, 2011

Races in Munster...Sat 12th / Sun 13th March 2011

There are a number of races in Munster this weekend...

Saturday 12th March.........

Kerry......Gneeveguilla AC are holding the 3rd of 4 races in their spring 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: 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.
Sunday 13th March...
Cork.....There is a 5 km road race near Fota / Carrigtwohill which starts at 11am. More details on the Running in Cork website.
Kerry.....The Munster AAI Senior and Novice Road Championships take place in Beaufort to the west of Killarney. This is an inter-club event.
Limerick.........The Adare 10 km road race starts at 2pm. Details below...
Sunday 13th March, 2011 at 2:00PM (also 10k non-competitive walk) at 1:30PM
Athletics Association of Ireland Permit Granted

1st. 8 Men and 1st. 6 Ladies
1st. 3 Men over 40, 1st. 3 Men over 45, 1st. 2 Men over 50,
1st. 2 Men over 55, 1st. Man over 60, 1st Man over 65 & 1st Man over 70.
1st. 2 Ladies over 40, 1st. 2 Ladies over 45, 1st. 2 Ladies over 50, 1st Lady over 55, 1st. Lady over 60.
1st 3 Junior Male & Female
1st Wheelchair Athlete
Spot Prizes for walkers

1st. 3 Team Prizes (Male 4 to score)
1st. 3 Team Prizes (Female 3 to score)

Bonus for Course Record (Seamus Power 30:34)(Valerie Vaughan 34:33)

Spot Prizes Galore & T-Shirts for the first 300 entries
Refreshments Served
Entry Fee: Runner €15. Walkers: €10

Entries accepted on the day from 12 noon at the Village Hall.
Course accurately measured by Jones Counter.
For information contact: Willie Costello @ (087) 4149782

Race flyer HERE

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