Preparations are going well for this year’s race which once again takes place on St Stephen’s Day at 12 noon. This Club event is once again sponsored by MSD and we are very grateful for such sponsorship. This race has grown in stature over the years and is now firmly fixed on everyone calendar over the festive season. This race over a good course caters for all levels of abilities and all ages.
This year’s Prize list is as follows:The winner of the race will receive 150 Euros. This year there will be Prizes for the following categories, Men: 1st 5 Men, 1st 2 0/40, 0/45, 0/50, 1st 0/55, 0/60, 0/65, 0/70 and 0/75 plus 1st 2 Junior Men. The list of Prizes for the Ladies is as follows: the 1st 5 Senior Ladies, 1st 2 0/35, 0/40, 0/45, 1st 0/50 0/55 and 0/60 plus 1st 2 Junior Ladies.There will also be some great Spot Prizes for down the field finishers to be won, so come along and participate in a great Sporting event. This is an ideal event to raise funds for local charities.There will also be Post Race Refreshments in the Vocational School. This year’s event will be Chip timed by Premier Timing Systems. This event has an Athletics Ireland Race Permit.Entries will be taken at the Vocational School, the Mall from 10 am onwards. We would ask all local participants to come early and enter as we are expecting over 500 to participate in this year’s event. The entry Fee is 10 Euros. Enquiries to Niall at 086 1660888.