Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Allihies 5 mile road race - Sat 20th June 2015

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Notice...Allihies 5 mile road race - Sat 20th June 2015

This brand new 5 mile road race is coming up in the village of Allihies on the Beara Peninsula on Saturday the 20th of June 2015.

Not so long ago there were no races on the Beara Peninsula. Now, there are 3 really spectacular ones...Bere Island, Eyeries and now Allihies.

The village of Allihies with its multicoloured houses is located in one of the most scenic parts of the country and for anyone traveling some distance, this would be an excellent excuse for a weekend away.

Additional info from the organisers....The Heart of Allihies Five Mile run, the five mile run on the end of the fabulous Beara Peninsula. All of the money made on this event go to the Allihies Community Centre which serves the people of Allihies and surrounding areas with activities and a centre in which to do them.

Event details and schedule
The run is on the 20th of June 2015 and starts at 14:00. It is a hilly course which takes in the spectacular Wild Atlantic Way, you will enjoy running along the coast and on some lovely country roads.

Please make sure you arrive early enough to sort out your numbers etc. There is refreshments provided after the event. In the village there are two shops three pubs and plenty of places to stay should you wish to do so. 

Prizes....There are prizes for the first 3 men and women overall as well as the first 2 over 40 men and women

Entry fee €12. 

To pre-enter, visit  ...or you can also enter on the day.

This video below gives an idea of what the course is like...

Course preview......You'll find a preview of the course with maps, directions and photos HERE

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