Monday, November 2, 2009

Winter evening Leagues in Munster...

Now that the clocks have gone back and the evenings are dark, 2 Winter leagues are about to start...

1) Tipperary/Kilkenny........Carrick-on-Suir AC are organising a 5km race every Tuesday evening at 7pm in Kildalton College, Pilltown....just a few kms to the east of Carrick-on-Suir. The first race is on Tuesday, the 3rd of November and runs for 11 weeks until the 19th of January, 2010. More details can be found on this flyer.

2) Waterford City.......Waterford AC are starting their series of 2 and 4 mile runs on Thursday, the 5th of November. They start each evening at 7pm and run from Thurs the 5th of November until Thurs the 17th of December. They continue again in the new year starting on Thurs the 7th of January and finishes on Thurs the 4th of Feb. More information can be found on the Waterford AC website.

3) Dungarvan, West Waterford........meanwhile in Dungarvan in West Waterford, their Winter League has already started. They are on Wednesday evenings and start at 7:15pm. More details below....

"The 16th Annual All-rounder Sports winter league at 7.15 pm from Dungarvan Sports Centre. Quanns. All levels are catered for and all are welcome no matter what your background or what your sport may be. If you feel like keeping fit over the winter months The All-rounder Sports winter league is there for you. We have our usual two distances the 2.5 mile and the 5.6 mile runs, so a distance to suit all. We will have eight nights before Christmas and eight nights after Christmas.".............West Waterford AC website.
4) Midleton, East Cork.......This series of 3 km races started on Tuesday, the 20th of October and repeat every three weeks. Each race starts at 7:30 pm. These are the remaining dates...
Tuesday November 10th 2009
Tuesday December 1st 2009
Tuesday December 22nd 2009
Tuesday January 12th 2010
Tuesday February 2nd 2010
Tuesday February 23rd 2010
5) University of Limerick campus..........the UL Rowing club are holding a series of runs on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Details below...
Participant registration at the boathouse 6.30pm (registration closes at 6.50pm)Race start time 7pm from UL boathouse around UL campus – see flyer
Distance: 5km on the first three Thursdays 5th, 12th & 19th in November,
Increase to 7km on next three Thursdays 26th Nov, 3rd Dec & 10th December
Resume in January with a 10km distance over three Thursdays 7th, 14th & 21st
Entry fee €5
Student entry fee €3
Prizes will be given for overall fastest male, female and most improved male & female after the final January race.
All runners of every ability are welcome. ALL PARTICPANTS MUST WEAR HIGH-VIS VESTS.

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