Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Route2Crook 5 mile race, West Cork - Sun 16th Aug 2015

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Notice...Route2Crook 5 mile race, West Cork - Sun 16th Aug 2015

This 5 mile road race in West Cork is coming up on Sunday the 16th of August 2015. In terms of location and scenery, this must be one of the most scenic in the country. Starting in Goleen, the 5 mile route runs along the coast and finishes in Crookhaven. On a sunny day, it is simply stunning.

From the organisers....This year is the 10th anniversary of the 'Route 2 Crook' 5 mile Road Race from Goleen - Crookhaven which will take place on Sunday 16th August with a new starting time of 11am and is organised by Mizen Rovers Underage GAA as a fundraiser for the club. Registration on the day at Goleen Community Sports Centre from 9.00am - 10.30am.

Main Runners  will start at 11am. Prizes for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female plus prizes for all other categories. There will also be a prize for the 1st local male and 1st local female

Walkers  Starting time for  competitive walkers is 10am. There will be a prize for the 1st lady and 1st gent  to reach the finish line in Crookhaven. Start line is same as main race. Fun walkers are welcome to start when they have registered as in previous years. All walkers will be in for a chance to win spot prizes.

U16's will be bused from Goleen Community Sports Centre to their 2½ mile mark no later than 10.20am for 10.30am start.

Entry Fee ... RUNNERS - €10 ... WALKERS - €10 ... U16's - €5.

Water stations will be provided along the route. Refreshments will be provided to all participants at the finish in Nottage's. Presentation of medals etc will take place as soon as all participants have crossed the finish line.

Course Preview......Maps, directions, photos and a preview of the course can be seen HERE

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