Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Launch of Cheetah Run in Fota Wildlife Park

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Launch of Cheetah Run in Fota Wildlife Park

The annual Cheetah Run, held at Fota Wildlife Park, was launched on Tuesday by Cork Paralympian medallist and discus record holder, Niamh McCarthy.

The 5k race will take place on Thursday May 18th and online registration through the Eagle Athletic Club website will open on Wednesday May 3rd. There will also be a one mile race for juvenile runners.

Due to its popularity, the registration usually sells out within a few hours and the race is limited to 900 adults and 100 juveniles in total.

Registration opens on the May 3 in two blocks at 10.00 am and at 7.00pm, costing €15 per adult runner and €8 per juvenile and entry is strictly on-line at

The Cheetah Run adult race commences at 8 pm and the juvenile race starts at 7.15pm on Thursday May 18. Each runner can bring a maximum of four visitors along with them free of charge to watch the race, each runner will receive four wristbands at registration on race night.

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