Saturday, January 5, 2019

Notice : Tom Walsh 10k race in Caherconlish - Sun 6th Jan 2019

The annual Tom Walsh 10k race is coming up in Caherconlish to the south-east of Limerick City on Sunday the 6th of January 2019 at 12 noon.

From the organisers...This is an Athletics Ireland event. We have chip timing, full changing facilities and a great spread of food afterwards in the Millennium Centre Caherconlish, Cash prices for 1st 3 male/female and 1st over 40 and 50 male and female. 

We are going to open registertion sat evening the 5th of Jan from 5pm to 7pm and Sunday from 10am to 11.30am also in the Millennium centre.

Entry Fee : Runners €15, Walkers for the 5 mile €5, Family for the walk €10

The map below shows the race route to the south-east of Caherconlish.

The first two miles of the 10k course is on the R513 road which may have some traffic. After that at about 2.3 miles, runners turn off to the left and onto quiet country roads for the rest of the race.

The profile above shows the humps and bumps out on the course. There is a slight pull around the 5 mile mark but this is followed by a downhill finish.

Course video below gives a feel for what the 10k looks like...

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