Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice: Carrigaline 5 mile road race - Sun 18th Feb 2024

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Notice: Carrigaline 5 mile road race - Sun 18th Feb 2024

Eagle AC are organising their annual 5 mile road race in Carrigaline on Sunday, the 18th of February 2024 at 11am.

Update 17th Feb 2024: The organisers have announced that they will be taking entries on the morning before the race.

The entry link is here...

From the organisers.... Eagle AC is delighted to announce the return of the 35th annual Tommy Ryan Memorial 5 Miler in Carrigaline on February 18th 2024 at 11am.

The race will take place over the usual course. It’s a great route – some ups & some downs but overall, an excellent race! 

Our Sponsors 
We would like to thank our very generous sponsors the Edge Sports Shop for their ongoing sponsorship of our club event and as a result we have an incredible array of prizes. Our course bonus returns this year in collaboration with Coughlan DeKeyser Architects, and we are incredibly grateful to have them on board.  

The Prizes: 
Top Finishers:  Male & Female 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th 
1st Wheelchair Male & Female 

Top Teams:                        
Male & Female Teams 1st & 2nd 

Category Prizes:               
O35 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O40 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O45 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O50 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
055 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O60 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O65 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O70 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd 
O75 M&F – 1st, 2nd & 3rd 

Course Bonus:           
€ 250 for first man sub 25 mins 
€ 250 for first lady sub 27:43 mins (Set by Lizzie Lee 2023)

Last year there was a race against the clock with Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC running a superb race to break the 28-minute course bonus for the ladies and Pat Hennessy of Waterford AC narrowly missing out on the men’s 25-minute course bonus.

Our Charity Partners: 
Entry for the race is €15 and €2 from every entry will be donated to Carrigaline Meals-on-Wheels, and The Heron Youth Diversion Project.

We look forward to seeing you all in Carrigaline in February, and thank you for your ongoing support of our club event. The Eagle AC members will be out in force to ensure a safe and well organised event as always.

For any queries or questions about the race please contact eagleraces AT gmail DOT com

Location...The town of Carrigaline is only five miles south of the South Ring Road so it is within easy reach of Cork City. The race HQ is the local community sports hall.

More info on the the Eagle AC website

The race is sponsored by The Edge Sports Shop

Route Preview.........A preview with maps, directions and details of the course can be seen HERE

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