Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Clonpriest 5k road race, Gortroe, Youghal - Wed 18th June 2014

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Notice...Clonpriest 5k road race, Gortroe, Youghal - Wed 18th June 2014

This race was originally going to be held back in mid-May but had to be cancelled due to a tragic accident in the area. It was then re-scheduled to Wednesday the 18th of June 2014...

Gortroe is a small village near Youghal in East Cork and is only 1km from the N25 Cork-Waterford road...

It's very easy to get to and should attract a large number of runners. The turn off for Gortroe is 1.2 kms from the Youghal Bypass....

More info from the organisers...
a) The purpose of this event is to raise funds for books, teaching aids and sports kit for the local national school.
b) This race is organised and run with the help of Atheltics Ireland, Youghal AC and a small army of volunteers.
c) With Chip Timing this year, the results will be available immedialely after the race.
d) Fast, flat & accurate 5k course-your chance to get a 5k PB for 2014.
e) Registration can be done online or on the night.
f) Registration will take place in the school from 5pm until 7.15 pm (6.15pm for walkers)
g) Preregistered runners: race numbers and timing chips will be available for collection at the school until 7:15pm
h) Toilets,changing and bag drop will also be available in the school building.
i) Runners event starts at 7:30pm. Walkers route starts immediately outside the school at 6:30.
j) A rewarding spread of sandwiches, cakes, teas and coffees await you at the hall immediately afterwards.
k) Tons of Spot Prizes Too!!!
l) Race Entrants must be over 16. Under ages welcome on the walk but they must be accompanied by an adult.
m) No iPods/MP3s
n) No dogs allowed on the walk or the run.

To pre-enter and for more information, visit the race website...

Preview.....A preview of the course with maps, directions and photos can be seen HERE


Anonymous said...

Is the chip timing at the start and the finish of the race?

Clonpriest 5K said...

Yes 2 pairs of chip timing mats at both the start and the finish.