Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Skibbereen 10k road race - Sun 24th Aug 2014

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Notice...Skibbereen 10k road race - Sun 24th Aug 2014

This 10k road race in Skibbereen in West Cork is coming up on Sunday the 24th of August 2014 at 1pm.

The race is being organised by Skibbereen Athletic Club. Their website is

More info from the organisers...Details on Skibbereen Athletic Club 10K Road Race and Walk on Sunday 24th Aug 2014.

Open to all athletes....Prizes Gents and Ladies first 3 overall....1st over 40/ 45/50/55/60 Men, Women and Wheelchair....Age categories for juvenile race are boys and girls u12, u14 and u16....Also 1st junior (up to u20) Male and Female.

Fast 10k course....Accurately measured by Jones Counter with an AAI permit.

Start time 1.00 pm Sharp on the Marsh Road....1 Mile juvenile Race starting at 12 noon.

Entry Fee: Run 15 euro, Walk 10 euro.

Entries will be taken from 11.00 am on the morning of the race....Pre Race Registration and changing facilities at O’ Donovan Rossa GAA grounds....Refreshments and prizegiving will be given in O’Donovan Rossa GAA pavilion after the race.

Inquiries to John Collins 087-7699587.

Overall Winner will receive the Noreen McCarthy perpetual memorial cup....Over 1000 euro in prize money.

This is one of the few 10k road races in West Cork and it should be of interest to a lot of runners...

Course Preview........The 10k course is mainly in a loop to the north of Skibbereen although there is a short piece through the town itself as well. A full preview with maps, directions, photos, etc can be seen HERE

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