Thursday, May 30, 2013

Race notice...Touraneena 5 km road race - Fri 31st May 2013

Info from the organisers West Waterford AC....18TH ANNUAL TOURANEENA 5K THIS FRIDAY EVENING MAY 31ST...The summer series reaches the half way mark this coming Friday evening with the Touraneena 5k. This is race number 5 and as we said the half way point in this years Ger Wyley/SKINS Summer Road Racing Series. As per usual in Touraneena all will be catered for on the night, and all are welcome to come along and participate in either the walk which gets under way at 7.15 pm and if you’re over 16 the 5k run at 8.00 pm. The walk begins from outside the Community Centre while the run will start from the back road at Dunford’s pub. A full array of the usual Senior and Masters prizes will be on offer for both men and women on the night. The first three senior ladies and men will be awarded cash prizes.1st Male finishers in Junior-40-45-50-60 and Ladies in Junior-35-40-45-50. Entries will be taken at the Community centre where changing and shower facilities are also available by kind permission. The entry fee is the new entry fee for our club organised events this year just 5 euro (where else would you get it) for the run. The presentation of prizes will take place after the race at the community centre where we will be treated to the traditional ice cream and strawberries. And that’s well worth the entry fee alone.

Directions...Touraneena is just east of the R672 Dungarvan to Clonmel road and is roughly half-way between the two towns. From the south-west, it is just off the R671 Clashmore to Clonmel road. From Youghal, take the N25 to Kinsalebeg, and turn left (north) onto the R671 to Clonmel, and take a right turn about a mile past the old village of Millstreet.

Preview........A full preview with directions and photos can be seen HERE

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