Monday, July 29, 2013

Race notice...Piltown 10 km road race, Kilkenny - Fri 2nd Aug 2013

 The fifth and final race in this year's Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge takes place next Friday, the 2nd of August with the Piltown 10 km road race.

From the organisers.....The fifth and final race in this year's Three Counties Challenge will take place on Friday next, August 2nd, with the sixth annual running of the MorrisOil Piltown 10k in County Kilkenny. The race will start on the grounds of Kildalton Horticultural College, Piltown, at 7:30pm and takes in the scenic college grounds and some quiet country roads before finishing in Piltown GAA Club grounds. The race route is fast and provides runners with a great opportunity to achieve a personal best time for the 10k distance. Last year's race was won by Philip Harty (Donore Harriers) in 31:50 while Siobhan Doherty (Borrisokane) took the ladies' race in 36:00.

Race entry is €10 and entries will be taken from 6pm in Piltown GAA Club. Online entry is also available on . There will be prizes in all of the usual categories as well as a goody bag for all runners on the night. Runners who complete four of the five races in this year's Challenge will receive a €25 voucher for Adidas Technical running shoes which can be used at series sponsor, OutfieldSports, Carrick-on-Suir.

Parking and changing/shower facilities will be available in Piltown GAA Club and prize-giving and post-race refreshments will also be held in the club's complex

Preview...Maps, directions, photos and a course preview can be seen HERE

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