Monday, July 8, 2013

Event notice...Rathgormack 5 mle road race, NW Waterford - Fri 12th July 2013

The 4th race in the ongoing Outfield Sports 3 Counties Challenge is coming up next Friday, the 12th of July in Rathgormack, N Waterford.

Note from the organisers...The AutoPower Rathgormack 5 mile road race will this year form the fourth and penultimate leg of the Three Counties Challenge. This five-race series has proved to be hugely popular with all runners this year. After very successful races in Faugheen, Portlaw and Carrick-on-Suir, the action will move to County Waterford and the picturesque village of Rathgormack on Friday, July 12th with the race starting at 7:30pm. Entry costs €10 and registration will take place at the Hiking Centre, Rathgormack, from 6pm. Alternatively, you can register online at . This race has a full AAI permit and will be the ideal preparation for the final race in the series, the MorrisOil 10k in Piltown.

There will be prizes in all of the usual categories as well as team prizes for men and ladies. Prize-giving and refreshments will be at the Hiking Centre afterwards. Last year's men's race was won by Sandis Bralitis (West Waterford) in a time of 25:46 while Clonmel AC's Angela McCann took the ladies' race in 29:48. For further details contact Johnny (086-8483210) or Susan (087-2931430).

The series  sponsor will give a €25  Adidas voucher to  any one running 4 out of 5 races in the series  for Adidas running Shoes, including the revolutionary new Adidas Boost Runners.

Location...Rathgormack is located to the south-west of Carrick-on-Suir. It is approx 2 miles NW of the crossroads between the R676 and the R678.

Race HQ is Rathgormack Hiking Centre which is located next to the church...

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