Friday, December 12, 2008

Races in Munster this weekend....Sat 13th-Sun14th Dec 08

There are no shortage of races this weekend in the Munster area.

Sat 13th.....Cork.......In the suburb of Mahon in the South East of Cork City, the Cork BHAA are holding their annual 'Cork Simon' 5km charity run. For this race, you have to estimate what your time will be and the person that is closest to their estimated time wins. More details on the Running in Cork Blog.

Sun 14th.....Cork......The Cork AAI are holding their Senior Cross Country Championshionships in Watergrasshill just to the North of Cork City. More details HERE.

Sun 14th.....Tipperary......The Tipperary AAI are holding their own Masters and Under 23 Cross Country championships in the East of the Country. Location HERE. Tipperary athletes should contact their club officials for details.

Sun 14th.....Clare.......In the South-West of the county near Kilrush, there is the annual Bernie Meaney memorial 5K road-race. This race is in Kilmurry McMahon which is about 15kms to the East of Kilrush. This race is not far from the Tarbert Car Ferry so it might of special interest to any runners from North of the Kingdom.
Start-time: 1:30pmEntry-Fee: €10 - payable on the dayPrizes:
First 6 men and ladies
First 3 masters men (V40/V45/V50/V60)
First 2 masters ladies (V35/V40/V45/V50)
First 3 junior men and ladies
First 4 mens teams (4 to score)
First 3 ladies teams (4 to score)
First 6 novices confined for the James Hanrahan Shield

Sun 14th.......Waterford.......West Waterford AC are holding their inaugaral Old Parish Turkey Trot over 5 miles. This charity run is starting at 11 AM. Regristration at The Marine Bar, Pulla. Entry Fee is 8 Euro.
All proceeeds donated to South east Cancer Foundation.

See the link above for the location. This race is within easy reach of Cork and Waterford cities.

So that's it. Overall, there is no shortage of races this weekend in Munster.

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