Cork County Athletics Board issue statement regarding the Bay Run and other races...
As many of you will have noticed, the previous post which was an article by David O'Dwyer regarding the price of races has attracted a good few comments. In the meantime, the Cork County Athletics Board have issued the following statement regarding commercial races.....
March 31 –
Notice regarding The Bay Run and other races without AAI permits County Board
The Bay Run Half Marathon (Glengarriff to Bantry) takes place on May 2nd 2010. This race does NOT have an Athletics Ireland permit. Cork County Board was not approached directly or indirectly via a
club regarding this event. The Board is requesting that all Cork Cork clubs advise their athletes not to support or participate in this event or any other athletics event that does not have a permit from Athletics . Ireland
Organisers of road races and athletic events (Open Sports etc.) in
must apply for an Athletics Ireland permit at least 4 months in advance via the Cork County Board. Permit application forms are available by contacting the Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org Cork