Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Race notice...Togher 5k - Sat 28th Dec 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Race notice...Togher 5k - Sat 28th Dec 2013

This is another race coming up over the Christmas period. The Togher 5k is on Saturday the 28th of December at 11am.

The entry fee is €10 and you can enter on the day.

All proceeds from the event go towards Togher AC and Cork Mental Health Foundation.

From the organisers....The event is a 5km road race that Togher Athletics Club is organising in conjunction with the Cork Mental Health Foundation Ltd (Registered Charity). The race will take place at 11.00am on Saturday 28th December and Registration start at 9am.

The route is based in the Togher and Glasheen area with the starting point being outside the Togher Community Centre on the Togher road. The route continues onto Clashduv road, Glasheen road, Summerstown estate before finishing on Deanwood Avenue.

The event will be officially started on the day by World Champion and Togher AC member Rob Heffernan.

The event will be timed by Champion Chip so each runner will get an official time after the race. There is parking available for all and registration will be held in the Togher Community Centre on the morning of the race. Prizes and sponsored by the Edge Sports and will be presented in Togher Community Association after the race. Refreshments will also be provided after the race in the Community Centre for all participants.

Recent launch of the Togher Christmas 5K at the Edge Sports Shop, Kinsale Road...Pictured are Togher AC Committee & Members with Brendan McCarthy Development Manager, Cork Mental Health Foundation and Mr. Simon Worley, Manager Edge Sports.
The race has been sponsored by the Edge Sports Shop who are one of the main running stores in Cork City.
The course has been properly measured by Jones Counter and is a reasonably fast course.

Full details on the course with directions, maps, photos, preview, etc can be seen HERE

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