Thursday, June 29, 2017

Race notice...Rás na Rinne, West Waterford - Fri 30th May 2017

The 8th race in the Intersport Elverys / Asics Summer Road Race Series is coming up on Friday, the 30th of June 2017 with Rás na Rinne in West Waterford.

Located just south of Dungarvan in West Waterford, the Gaeltacht area of An Rinn (Ring) is the location for the annual Rás na Rinne.

Directions...Just to the south of Dungarvan on the N25 Cork road near the bridge over the River Brickey, look for the turn off east (R674)  for An Rinn. Just after a bad bend, make sure you take the left at the next Y junction. Pretty soon, you'll see the local Garda station...

The start and finish of the race is on this small road at the west side of the station (You can see the Colaiste Na Rinne in the distance). Entries for the race will be taken at Halla Phobail na Rinne which is about 200 metres down the main road on the right.

 View from opposite direction of Halla Phobail Na Rinne

From the organisers of the race West Waterford AC........INTERSPORT ELVERYS/ASICS SUMMER SERIES 2017.

25th Annual Ras Na Rinne 6

Race 8 in the INTERSPORT ELVERYS/ASICS SUMMER SERIES 2017. is the 25th Annual Mooney's Pub Ras Na Rinne 6 miler. The race starts on the road at Colaiste Na Rinne and after a mile it goes onto the Cunnigar beach for 4 miles approximately before returning the on the same road to the finish. The race will start at 7.30 pm and the entry fee is 5 EURO pre registration and 8 euro race night. The winner each year receives the O' Droma Family perpetual shield with prizes in the usual categories. Entries will be taken at Halla Na Rinne and the presentation of prizes will be held in Mooney’s Pub.

Course Record:William Harty K.C.K 29.14 (2000)Ladies Lori Stitch U.S.A. 35.14 (1998) Pauline Lambe Tullamore Harriers AC 35.14 (2009)

A full preview with directions and photos can be seen HERE

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