Sunday, July 6, 2014

Waterford notice...Rathgormack 5 mile road race - Fri 11th July 2014

The 4th race of 5 in the ongoing Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge is coming up next Friday, the 11th of July in Rathgormack, N Waterford. Note that the race starts at 7:30pm.

Note from the organisers...The AutoPower Rathgormack 5 mile road race will this year form the fourth and penultimate leg of the Three Counties Challenge. This five-race series has proved to be hugely popular with all runners this year. After very successful races in Faugheen, Portlaw and Carrick-on-Suir, the action will move to County Waterford and the picturesque village of Rathgormack on Friday, July 11th with the race starting at 7:30pm. The Course, while having 2 demanding Hills on it, also has 2 great downhill parts so times can be good. As ever it is the superb scenery that will take your breath away (and maybe the second hill!).

Entry costs €10 and registration will take place at the Hiking Centre, Rathgormack, from 6pm. Alternatively, you can register online at . This race has a full AAI permit and will be the ideal preparation for the final race in the series, the Morris Oil 10k in Piltown.

There will be prizes in all of the usual categories as well as team prizes for men and ladies. Prize-giving and refreshments will be at the Hiking Centre afterwards.  For further details contact Johnny (086-8483210) or Susan (087-2931430).

Location...Rathgormack is located to the south-west of Carrick-on-Suir. It is approx 2 miles NW of the crossroads between the R676 and the R678.

Race HQ is Rathgormack Hiking Centre which is located next to the church...

Course Preview........A full preview with maps, profile, photos, etc can be seen HERE

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