Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...RNLI Reindeer Run...Fota 27th Nov 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Notice...RNLI Reindeer Run...Fota 27th Nov 2016

This one might be of interest to anyone with young families or want to take part in a fun event while helping out the RNLI. There is a 5km Reindeer Run in Liss Ard Estate near Skibbereen on Sunday the 20th of November and another one on the grounds of Fota House on Sunday the 27th of November.


Sun 27th Nov ...
1k Santa Saunter 10.30am
10K – 11am
5k – noon

...Fota Estate...Click HERE

From the RNLI......All abilities and ages are catered for with participants choosing from a 5km or 10km walk/run or a shorter Santa Saunter.  Registration is now open online at and costs €20 for the 5K and €22 for the 10K. Children’s tickets are €15. All participants in the 5K and 10K will receive an RNLI Reindeer Run t-shirt and a pair of antlers.

Key facts about the RNLI.....The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the Ireland and the UK. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations with 44 in Ireland. The RNLI is independent of the Coast Guard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 137,000 lives. The RNLI is a charity registered in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland.

Charity number CHY 2678 in the Republic of Ireland and registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SCO37736)

Additional Info...This is the approx route for the event in Fota.

While the route isn't the exact same of the Rebel Run4Fun 5k which was held there last year, much of it is the same. You can see some photos of that route HERE which should give you a good idea of what it's like.

For more info on Liss Ard Estate, go to

Have a look at the 'Directions' tab and also at the photos of the garden in the 'Gallery'.

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