Saturday, July 25, 2015

Notice...Piltown 10k road race, Kilkenny - Fri 31st July 2015

The 5th and final race in the Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge takes place in Piltown, Co.Kilkenny on Friday, the 31st of July at 7:30pm.

Info from the organisers Carrick Road Runners...The fifth and final race in this year's Three Counties Challenge will take place on Friday next, 31st July, with the ninth 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 fast and provides runners with a great opportunity to achieve a personal best time for the 10k distance.

There will be prizes for first 3 Men and Women, as well as the usual Age Category prizes. There will also be a Mens and Womens Team Prize. As this is the last race of this year's series, the 3 Counties Challenge Series Shield will be presented to the best placed Man and Woman in the Series. They will each also receive a pair of Technical New Balance Runners.

Race entry is €10 and entries will be taken from 6pm in Piltown GAA Club.   Runners who complete four of the five races in this year's Challenge will receive a €25 voucher for New Balance Technical running shoes which can be used at series sponsor, Outfield Sports, 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 after the race.

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

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