Thursday, October 8, 2009

Running events next weekend in Munster...

With the onset of winter, we are now heading into the cross country season. Next weekend, there is a choice of cross country events and one road race in Munster.

Cork...There is the county Novice and Under 23 cross country race for club runners. Details on the Running in Cork website.

Waterford....There is a cross country event in Dungarvan organised by West Waterford AC. Here is some info from the club..."The clubs annual Cross Country event of the year takes place next Sunday October 11th at St. Augustine’s College with a 2.30 pm starting time. As in previous years, Sunday’s event is open to all and caters for all levels of runners from elite runners, club runners, fun runners and joggers all are more than welcome, The distances on the day will be for Ladies 2 lap’s of the College grounds which is (4km) and the Men’s event will see them cover 4 laps run (8km). There will be prizes on offer in the usual categories with plenty of spots prizes too. Entries are expected from many of the surrounding counties as well as a huge local involvement. The presentation of prizes will take place immediately after the race at the College grounds."

Kerry....For anyone who would like to stay on the road, there is a 5 km road race in Killarney in Kerry at 11am on Sunday. This is the first of a series of 4 races which take place over October to December. Entries on the day only cost €5 at the Kerry Parents and Friends Centre near the catheral on the western side of the town. If you are coming from the Cork direction, take the bypass as if you were heading towards Killorglin and take the left back into the town at the 2nd roundabout...(after the roundabout with the turnoff for Tralee).

A flyer for the series can be found HERE

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