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Thursday, September 06, 2007

Preview of the Cork Half Marathon - Sun 9th September 2007 (11:00am)

The map above show the approximate route of the Cork Half Marathon. It starts in Blarney, heads North up to Grenagh and returns in a loop back to Blarney. The race is run on quiet country roads to the West of the N20 Cork to Mallow road.

Here are some details from the flyer for the event...

MIZUNO CORK HALF MARATHON 2007 BlarneyPromoted by St. Finbarr’s Athletic Club (
Incorporating Cork County and Munster Half Marathon Championships Sunday September 9th 2007 @ 11:00 a.m.
RACE H.Q. : Blarney GAA Club, Blarney, Co. Cork
Entries taken on the day up to 10:30am.
Special category permit— Race open to all over 18 years.
MEN First 10 individuals First 3 teams (3 to score)
WOMEN First 5 individuals, First 2 teams (2 to score)
Full range of prizes in all age categories categories. Special bonus prize€ 150 first man under 66 mins, first woman under 75 mins.
There is also a free draw for a pair of running shoes.

Note that this race is open to anyone. You do not need to be a member of a club. You can enter on the day up to 10:30 am. Cost is €25. The only restriction is that you must be over 18 and you must be able to finish in under 2 hours 30 mins (pace = 11 min 27 sec per mile)

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