Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Looking ahead to the Sonia 5k on Saturday 19th Sept 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Looking ahead to the Sonia 5k on Saturday 19th Sept 2015

The big race in Cork next Saturday is of course the Sonia 5k in Cobh. Here is some of the relevant info..

1) The race HQ is at the Community College near the highest point in the town and the 5km race starts near there. The finish of the 5km race is near the square near the waterfront. You can pick up your race number in the Commodore Hotel on Friday evening between 7-9pm if you wish. You can also enter then if you haven't done so already.

2) This is the schedule of events on Saturday...

a) There will be a kids one mile race next to the Community School at 4pm...

b) Between 3pm and 5:30pm, numbers can be picked up at the Community School and entries will be taken there as well.

c) At 6pm, the 5km race will start near the Community School and finish down near sea level.

Course Preview......A full preview of the course with maps and photos can be seen HERE

The weather forecast is for a dry day with some sunshine.

More info on the race website...

Sunday 20th Sept 
a) There will be an unveiling of a statue to Sonia O'Sullivan at 3pm on Sunday...

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