Sign up for picturesque 5k run taking in sights of Brú na Boinne

Run takes place on June 9th at 7pm

At the Launch of Bru na Boinne 5K were, left to right, Carmel Loughran and Ann Marie Brady Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre , Tom O Connor, Envirogreen, main race sponsors, Ken Brien Race Director and St. Mary's GFC Committee Member, Robert Victory St. Mary's GFC Chairperson and Gillian Victory St. Mary's GFC .

Alison ComynDrogheda Independent

Are you interested in a unique summer run or jog around the historical sites of Bru na Boinne? Well there is a 5K which can offer runners, joggers, walkers and spectators to participate in a picturesque event.

This is open to all runners, so come along for a fun filled summer evening. It is a chip timed event, in an historical route that takes you around the heritage ground at Bru Na Boinne crossing the beautiful river Boyne towards one of the most visited historical sights Newgrange in nice quiet country roads.

“We are delighted to bring you this a unique running event around the historical countryside of Bru na Boinne, running along the World Heritage sites steeped in history in beautiful country side of the Boyne,” explained Ken Brien, Race Director. “We are thankful to the OPW and our title sponsor Envirogreen for allowing this to happen, I have been involved in many runs nationwide but this is so different compared to anything else in Ireland, Europe or the World !!”.

The entry fee in only €15, this event is limited to 400 runners so book early ! all finishers will receive a commissioned Bru Na Boinne 5K medal to celebrate their achievement with some refreshments in the St Mary’s community hall.

The run starts at 7pm and you have to register on line at Entrants will meet in St Mary’s GFC car park which is directly opposite the entrance to Bru Na Boinne on June 9th. For more information, contact Ken Brien on 086 8635470.