Sunday, April 1, 2012

Waterford...Ger Wyley Sports Summer Race Series 2012

The 18th annual Ger Wyley Sports/Nike summer series in Waterford gets under way on the 13th of  April with the 18th Annual Marine Climb 6 mile road race. There is a full programme of races right through the summer months finishing up with the Ardmore 5 on Friday August 17th, where the overall winner for 2012 will be presented with the Micheál O Hogáin memorial Cup. There are 10 individual races in the summer programme and runners can enter on the night.

Race 1 Marine Climb, Dungarvan 6 mile Friday April 13th 7.00pm ...Race info
Race 2 Butlerstown 10k Friday April 20th 7.00pm ...Race info
Race 3 Waterford - Tramore 7.5 mile Saturday May 5th 7.00pm
Race 4 Clashmore 5 mile Friday May 25th 8.00pm
Race 5 Touraneena 5k Friday June 1st  8.00pm
Race 6 Ras Na Rinne 6 mile Friday June 15th  8.00pm
Race 7 Dromana 5 mile Friday June 22nd  8.00pm
Race 8 Glaxosmithkline, Dungarvan 5 mile Friday July 06th 8.00pm
Race 9 Ballymacarbry 5 mile Friday July 27th   7.30pm
Race 10 Ardmore 5 mile Friday August 17th 7.30pm

For more information on the race series, visit the West Waterford AC website

1. You must pay to enter each race - if you would like to join the series, you pay €7 separately.
2. For those that join the series, we keep track of your finishing position in each race that you do and your final score will be your best 6 races. You must do a minimum of 6 races to count in the series.
3. After the final race, prizes will be awarded to the top ten men overall and also to the 20th, 30th, 40th man, every 10th position.
4. In the ladies, prizes will be awarded to the top five women overall and also to the 10th, 15th, 20th finisher, every 5th finisher.
5. A €25 Nike voucher (redeemable at Ger Wyley Sports Shop) will be awarded to any runner that takes part in any 6 of the 10 races.

Ger Wyley Sports is open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 6pm. Located in WYLEY SPORTS O'Connell st Dungarvan and Dungarvan Shopping Centre.

Located in the heart of Dungarvan town, Ger Wyley Sports is the largest sports store in the south east stocking name brands such as Nike, Adidas, Umbro, Canterbury, Helly Hanson, Puma, Azzuri, O'Neills, Myrco etc. They have been in business since 1989.

Please note that entry to the summer series is separate to that of the individual races. It’s an extra 7 Euros to join the series and you may join the series at any of the races up to and including the Dromana race which is the deadline for doing so.  When you enter the series, you must do 6 of the ten races and you will automatically qualify for a 25 euro Ger Wyley Sports/Nike voucher. New for this year is the 10 from 10 challenge, for full details read below,

Can you complete the full Ger Wyley Sports/Nike summer series of 10 races? If yes is your answer you could be one of two people who will “run” away with a brand new pair of Nike Pegasus runners for doing so. At the final night in Ardmore of this years series all those Female’s and Male’s who have completed all of the 10 race programme will be eligible to be entered for a draw for two pairs of Nike Pegasus runners kindly donated by our sponsors Ger Wyley Sports and Nike. One draw will take place among all the males eligible and another for all the Females Eligible, all you have to do is run the 10 from 10.Go on take up the challenge.

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