Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice: Newmarket Virtual 5k - 18th to 21st Dec 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Notice: Newmarket Virtual 5k - 18th to 21st Dec 2020

With all races cancelled due to the COVID pandemic, the annual Newmarket 5k is going virtual this Christmas.

The entry fee is €15 and you run the 5k on your own from the 18th to the 21st of December. Entry includes a finishers medal which will be posted out to you.

Entries HERE

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More details from the organisers...

Newmarket Virtual 5k 2020

18 December 2020 - 21 December 2020

In the year that is 2020 and all through the country no real old fashioned racing could take place. But in Newmarket Co.Cork “ the home of the fast races” the virtual 5k was born.

Come join us and virtually run the home of fast races 5k from Friday 18th of December to Monday 21st of December 2020.

€15 euro entry fee (which includes medal and postage)

Option to purchase extra event merchandise during registration.

Add your result to MyRunResults between 18th & 21st December.

Prizes to be announced later. Follow Duhallow AC on Facebook for more details

End 2020 on high note by saying yes to the Newmarket 5k virtual run 2020.

Special thanks to our main sponsor Fitness Solutions , sportswear specialists, Mallow, Co.Cork . Thanks to my run results and RW sports for the organization of this fantastic event.

“ We can’t race but we can still run”


1st man -€150 cash
1st Woman -€150 cash
Team/group /organization prize €300 for the  most participants to run in the event. You must submit your time and have al details completed correctly. Raffle will take place if it’s a tie breaker. You can also opt to donate the money to a charity of your choice if your club/ group / organization doesn’t wish to take it.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT TIMES WILL BE VETTED FOR  INDIVIDUAL & TEAM PRIZE PURPOSES. If an athletes runs most of their 5k downhill, time penalties will be added. For athletes featuring high in table of results, can you also also add Garmin or Strava proof link and not just an image or screen shot of your result.

Strength in numbers so get your teams entered now...

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