Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice...Glanmire GAA 4 mile road race - Sun 11th June 2017

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Notice...Glanmire GAA 4 mile road race - Sun 11th June 2017

This 4 mile road race is coming up on Sunday the 11th of June 2017 in Glanmire near Cork City.

Located just to the north-east of Cork City, it is within easy access for a lot of people. For anyone coming off the M8 motorway, just take exit 18.

Race entries will be taken at Glanmire GAA club which is right alongside the main road in Sallybrook.

Note that car parking will be in the Crestfield Shopping Centre near the finish line (and only a few hundred metres from the start) but that there will be no parking at the GAA hall (race HQ) 

The 4 mile route takes in a loop to the east of Glanmire. Both the start and finish points are only a short distance from the GAA grounds.

From the organisers...Brief Synopsis of Route....The route will begin at, the Brook Inn Glanmire and will continue along the main road south to Riverstown Cross (R639). Runners will then turn left and head towards the Sars pavilion and turn right to follow the old “New Line” road (Marwood Avenue). At the end of  this road they will turn right onto the “New Line road” (Copper Valley Vue) and continue up to “Toby Burkes Cross”. The route will then turn left up the hill where it meets the Knockraha/Blossom Grove road and then turns left and heads back down to meet “New Line” road at the junction with O'Connell Transport offices (Casey's Cross). The route turns right and heads to the roundabout at Brook Lodge where the runners will keep to the right of said roundabout,(The runners will then keep to the right hand side of the road until the completion of the race). and continue to Hazelwood Cross.

This year, we have t-shirts for the first 200 to pre-register.

Pre-entry......If you want to pre-enter this race then you can do so by visiting the Source Fitness website.

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

The race is sponsored by Source Fitness who are based in Silversprings in Tivoli.

From the Sponsor....Source Health & Fitness is one of the largest fitness centres in Munster and possesses a vast array of facilities. We have classes & activities to suit each individual need and fitness level. Classes include; Spinning, Aqua, Zumba, Circuits, Bootcamp, Yoga, Pilates, Metafit, BLTP, Sculpt & Tone, Toning, Abs, Line Dancing.

We pride ourselves on having the experience required to deliver top class instruction on all aspects of fitness. We believe we have something for all fitness levels and pride ourselves on being a professional and friendly centre where our member’s needs are our top priority. You will always get a good workout, no matter when you train!

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