Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Clonpriest 5k in Gortroe, Youghal - Wed 15th June 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Notice...Clonpriest 5k in Gortroe, Youghal - Wed 15th June 2016

The Clonpriest 5k is coming up on Wednesday the 15th of June with an 8pm start. This race is a community effort to raise funds for the local school and is very well organised.

Gortroe is a small village near Youghal in East Cork and is only 1km from the N25 Cork-Waterford road...

It's very easy to get to and should attract a large number of runners. The turn off for Gortroe is 1.2 kms from the Youghal Bypass....

More info from the organisers...
The purpose of this event is to raise funds for Clonpriest National School. This race is organised and run with the help of Athletics Ireland, Youghal AC and the local community. Chip Timing - the results will be available immediately after the race and by text. This is a fast and accurate course so it might just be your chance to get a 5K PB for 2016

Entries...Online entry on the race website  Collect your number and chip in the school on the night from 5pm to 7.45pm. Alternatively you can register in the school on the night.

Anyone registering for the walk can do so as above but entries will close at 6.45pm

Please note the run is over 18’s only.

Children are welcome to participate in the walk but they must be accompanied by an adult. No dogs or headphones allowed.

Toilets, bag drop and changing will be available in the community hall. Join us after the race in the school playground for some refreshments.

Preview.....A preview of the course with maps, directions and photos can be seen HERE

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