Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Event notice...MMRA 7km Trail Race, Ballyhouras - Sun 19th Jan 2014

Monday, January 06, 2014

Event notice...MMRA 7km Trail Race, Ballyhouras - Sun 19th Jan 2014

As well as there been plenty of road races locally, the Munster Mountain Running Association have their own series of trail races on various hills and mountains in the province.

Here is some information from them about their next race....

Our next race is in the Ballyhouras on Sun 19th Jan 2014 at  1pm. Registration opens at 11:30am at the mountain bike centre. It is just under 7 kms long for adults and there is a smaller 2 km loop for juniors. We will start the days activities with the Junior run @ 12pm. Parents can jog or walk this with their kids if they are very young.

This is a new course for Adults all on trails and forest roads...see map below...

(1) Junior run @12pm u/16 €5 entry
(2) Senior run @1pm €10
(3) There will be tea and sandwiches and soup in the Greenwood after for all competitors.
(4) Former World Mountain Running Championhip winner John Lenihan will be giving a talk on Mountain Running.
(5) End of season prizes will be handed out on the day so if you completed any of our leagues or championships you are eligible for something. This year everyone who completed the championship will receive a custom made Munster singlet and shorts.
(6) After the Prize giving we have our AGM this is the final event for the day and we hope some of you will stay for it .

Full directions with maps can be seen HERE

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