Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice: Killeagh 4 mile road race - Sun 1st March 2020

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Notice: Killeagh 4 mile road race - Sun 1st March 2020

This is the 5th year of this 4 mile race and it's organised by Killeagh Community Healthy Clubs Project in association with Youghal AC. It will be held this year on Sunday the 1st of March 2020 at 11am.

Entry on the day is €10.

Considering that Killeagh is on the N25 Cork-Waterford road, the race should have a pretty big catchment area.

As you can see from the course map below, the race takes in a loop to the west of Killeagh. The race finishes at the entrance to the Killeagh GAA grounds which is the race HQ. There will also be changing and shower facilities here.

Note from the organisers.....The race HQ is in Killeagh GAA complex, where we will have registration on the morning of race. There are great facilities there for changing, showers and catering afterwards. There is plenty on parking at the GAA grounds and there is a walk way through an estate to the start line.

We would like to thank Niall Guerin of Niall Guerin Construction, NGC for his continued sponsorship of our 4-mile race.

The race has AAI permit and is accurately measured by Jones Counter and will be chip timed.

The course records are held by Colm Sheehan @ 19.34 and Aoife Cooke @ 22.17 and there is a prize for breaking these superb times.

There are prizes in all the age categories and loads of spot prizes as well with a great spread afterwards. There are also showers and changing facilities available and there is a walk taking place at 10am.

A full preview of the course can be seen HERE

Killeagh Healthy Clubs Project is an initiative to promote health and well being for the Killeagh community and is organised by a combination of personal from Killeagh adult and juvenile GAA clubs, Inch Rovers Ladies Football Club and Killeagh Camogie Club. This group have a number of initiatives underway, walking groups, couch to 5k, healthy food demonstrations etc.

More from the club... Killeagh GAA healthy clubs 4 mile road race & walk 2020 will take place on Sunday morning the 1st of March with our walk taking place at 10am and our race beginning at 11am. 

We have cash prizes for the first 3 male and female athletes, with a bonus prize if the course record is broken. We will have the usual category prizes and also plenty of spot prizes for both walkers and runners. 

The route of the race remains the same fast and flat course and there will be the customary East Cork hospitality afterwards. The healthy clubs project is a joint venture with Killeagh GAA, Inch Rovers LGFC and Killeagh Camoige club to organise and promote healthy activities in our local community.

Recent race launch with local All Ireland and international Cross Country athlete Emma Landers

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Colm Sheahan ran 19.25 that year.