Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice: Newmarket 5k road race - Sun 19th Dec 2021

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Notice: Newmarket 5k road race - Sun 19th Dec 2021

This popular 5 km road race is coming up in the town of Newmarket in North-West Cork on Sunday the 19th of December 2021. This is a fast 5k course and gets a good turnout every year.

Update from Duhallow AC... "Due to circumstances beyond our control the Start time of our race is been deferred one hour to  start at a new time of 2pm . We are sorry for inconvenience caused due to this. This call was made in the interest of the athletes health and safety due an event taking place causing traffic congestion in the town at the initial race star time."

Note the new start time of 2pm

Entries... CLOSED

The race HQ is at the Hi-Lands and as you can see below, there are lots of generous prizes on offer.

From Duhallow AC... " €4500 Prize Fund (ALL CASH) 
€300 1st Man and Woman
Cash Prize for Breaking course Record – (Men’s- 14:11) (Women’s – 15.49)
1st Six men and Women
1st Three Juniors (u19) Boys & Girls 1st
Three Veterans Men over 40,45,50,55,60,65,70,75,80 1st
Three Veterans Women over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60,65,70,75,80
Wheelchair Category 1st & 2nd Prizes and Spot Prizes

Contact: Donie 086-8149970, Jerry 086-8050821, Jerh 087-3831171, Shane 086-1672153"

Please note that in contrast to previous years, this years event is likely to be completely outdoors. i.e. no post race prize giving and refreshments indoors. 

It really is all about just doing the 5k race, having some light refreshments just after the finish line and then going home. The category prizes will probably be posted out after the event.

T-Shirts & Medals: These are optional extras should you wish to avail of them. They are show in the race flyer above.

Main race sponsor - Fitness Solutions Mallow

From Duhallow AC... MERCHANDISE

Option to purchase event merchandise. Merchandise may be posted out week of event or after event depending on date registered. Participants will be notified when dispatched.

Purchase of MEDAL ONLY inc postage (Ireland & N Ireland ONLY) -  €10.95 additional charge

Purchase of T-SHIRT ONLY inc postage (Ireland & N Ireland ONLY) -  €12.95 additional charge

Course Preview...Lots more info including directions, photos, course details, etc can be seen HERE

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