This 10k road race in Sixmilebridge in SE Clare is coming up at 6:30pm on Friday evening, the 18th of May 2012. The race is organised by the local atletics clubs Olympic Harriers A.C. and Bridge Milers Running Club. The course has been officially measured and has a permt from Athletics Ireland.
One unique feature of this 10k race is the use of pacers who will be on hand to help people break their targets of 40, 45, 50, 55 and 60 minutes....More info here
Prize money for 1st/2nd/3rd Male and Female athletes (1st €150, 2nd €100, 3rd €50). Trophies for 1st/2nd/3rd teams in Team event. ( Teams of 4, clubs/corporate etc. If the winner of the 10k race beats 31:31, prize money for 1st place is increased to €400! (This was one of Neil Cusack's 10k split times when he won the Boston Marathon in 1974. Neil went on to win the Dublin City Marathon in 1981).
All profits raised go to our two chosen charities: The Sunshine Children's Ward, Limerick Regional Hospital and Sixmilebridge National School.
Entries.......Entries for the 10k cost €20. You can enter online HERE
You can also register on Thursday 17th May from 7 to 9 pm at the GAA clubhouse or on the evening of the race up to 6pm, again at the GAA clubhouse (start/finish area). It's €20 for the 10k and €5 for the 5k.
For more information, visit www.sixmilebridge10k.com