Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Reminder...Kinsale 5k Santa Dash - Sun 14th Dec 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

Reminder...Kinsale 5k Santa Dash - Sun 14th Dec 2014

There are two races coming up on Sunday the 14th of December in Cork. In the city, the BHAA are holding their annual turkey trot where you guess your finish time. No watches allowed.

In Kinsale, there is a new 5k race....the Kinsale 5k Santa Dash.

 This race starts and finishes in the town of Kinsale and never really leaves it. You can see a map of the course with some photos HERE

Part of the proceeds of the race will go towards the Jamie Wall Trust. More info in this previous post.

Pre-Registration Saturday @ Lemon Leaf Restaurant...Pre-registration on the Saturday is highly advisable. Santa’s elves will be on hand in the Lemon Leaf cafĂ© from 2:00-5:00.

Race HQ & Registration on Sunday...Race HQ Acton’s hotel main ballroom, on the Pier Road.

Changing facilities, special deal with Acton’s hotel €3 for use of swimming pool & showers after the race.

From the organisers..."Framed and Delivered" Well known Kinsale landscape photographer Giles Norman and his wife Catherine have developed a new App that prints, frames and delivers photos from your Smartphone. They are delighted to join forces with The Kinsale 5K Santa Dash to sponsor the prizes for this unique post race "Selfie" competition.  All race entrants who pass the finishing line are invited to post a "Selfie" on the Kinsale Tri Facebook page.
The 3 most original photos will be framed, gift wrapped and delivered anywhere in the world of the winners choosing.
“Framed & Delivered” allows iPhone users to upload their favourite images to the app, choose a frame,write a caption before sending it to be printed and delivered to anywhere in the world for just €19.95. You can download the app on the iTunes store here
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