Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Notice...Piltown 10k road race, Kilkenny - Fri 1st Aug 2014

The 5th and final race in the Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge takes place in Piltown, Co.Kilkenny on Friday, the 1st of August at 7:30pm.

Info from the organisers Carrick Road Runners...The fifth and final race in the 2014 Three Counties Challenge will take place on Friday next, August 1st, with the seventh annual running of the Morris Oil 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 very 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 Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers) in a time of 31:37 with Carrick AC's Martina O' Dwyer taking the ladies' race in 37:47.

Race entry is €10 and entries will be taken in Piltown GAA Club from 6pm. There will be prizes in all the usual categories and all runners who complete four of the five races in this year's challenge will receive a Ron Hill voucher which can be redeemed at OutfieldSports, Carrick-on-Suir. The overall series prizes of €150 for both men and women will also be presented on the night.

Parking and changing/shower facilities will be available at Piltown GAA Club and prize-giving and post-race refreshments will also be in the club's complex. For further details contact Mark (086-1608165) or Susan (087-2931430).

Course Preview...A full preview of the course with maps, directions, photos, etc can be seen HERE

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