Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Notice: West Waterford AC Summer Series - May to July 2024

There are six races in this years West Waterford AC Summer Series with most of them in or to the west of Dungarvan. Each race costs just €10 to enter online or €15 on the night.

From West Waterford AC... "We are delighted to announce our Summer Schedule of races 2024.

1. 10-May Friday Ballinroad 5k

2. 24-May Friday Ardmore 5ml - WWAC race page - Entry link HERE

3. 07-Jun Friday Dromana 5ml - WWAC race page

4. 28-Jun Friday Ballymacarbry 5ml - WWAC race page

5. 05-Jul Friday Deise College Dungarvan 10k - WWAC race page

6. 19-Jul Friday Ballinameela 5k - WWAC race page

You can enter 5 of the races individually for 10 euro per race online. Individual race entries will open two weeks before each race. If you come along on the night of any race it will be 15 euro so get your online entry in is the answer here.

The Dromana 5 mile this year is celebrating its 30th edition, so thanks to our sponsors of 30 years Dungarvan Leader we will be distributing a very nice Nike yes Nike running Tee Shirt to all participant’s who complete the run on the night. The fee for this race will be covered if you have enter all the series for 60 euro and if not it will be 15 online entry and 20 euro on race night.

Eurofins Greenway Half Marathon will have a separate entry nearer the date.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Notice: IMRA Purple Mtn 13km trail race in Co Kerry - Sun 12th May 2024

Tomies / Purple Mountain Race is now open for entry until Saturday 11th of May at 6pm.

Entries & info...

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Notice: Ballinroad 5k road race in Dungarvan - Fri 10th May 2024

From West Waterford AC... "Our first race in our summer road race programme for 2024 will get underway with the AHS Tuning Ireland sponsored Ballinroad 5k on Friday May 10th at 7.30 pm.  

Firstly our sincere thanks to John Coleman of AHS Tuning for his continued sponsorship of this race which he has sponsored for the past 9 years.

This year once again we are delighted to be able to help and support the local community in Ballinroad as the local soccer club Ballinroad A.F.C. will be benefactors of the race , with monies donated towards their Pitch fund. 

The race will incorporate a fun run/walk with proceeds from them going towards the clubs fund for this project.

 This is a very fast flat course and will start the summer of racing off with a bang!  Number collection will be at Ballinroad Hall (X35KT53) up until 7pm.

Please note: Each race of the Series can be entered online separately prior to the event for €10 but entry on the night to each race will be €15.  Entry to Dromana will be €15 online and €20 on the night as there will  be a dri fit tshirt for all runners."


Thursday, May 2, 2024

Results of the BK5K in Dundrum, Tipperary - Wed 1st May 2024

The annual BK5K road race in Dundrum, Co Tipperary was held on Wed 1st May 2024 with 253 runners taking part, up 3% on last year.

Top 3 men & women...
1 Daniel Ryan Ellis Nenagh Olympic AC     15:28 MS 417
2 Emmet Mc Namara Fethard AC     15:34 MS 343
3 Kevin Finn Nenagh Olympic AC     15:45 MJ 279
12 Dymphna Ryan Dundrum AC     17:04 F40 382
36 Louise Fogarty Moyne AC     18:36 FS 283
43 Breda Gaffney Mallow AC     18:55 F50 284

Full results HERE

1) John Kenrich has a gallery HERE
2) Niall Moran has a gallery HERE