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Thursday 18 July 2019

Cloonacool getting ready for 10th race

The 10th annual Cloonacool 5k race is taking place on Sunday at 12pm.
The 10th annual Cloonacool 5k race is taking place on Sunday at 12pm.

The 10th annual Cloonacool 5K road race takes place this Sunday, February 10th with large crowds expected for the annual event.

Registrations starts at 10:30 am at Cloonacool Community Park and the race begins at 12pm.

Runners, joggers, walkers are all welcome.

The course is an out and back course and is one of the flattest and fastest in the county.

Numbers have been increasing every year. For the special 10th anniversary the number of prizes has also increased. There is a bonus prize of €100 available for a new course record. The record currently stands at 15 minutes 51 seconds held by Richard Gorman.

Prizes also include 1st 3 men, 1st 3 women, 1st local man, 1st local woman, 1st Junior and 1st National School runner. There will also be category prizes for first male and female over 40, 50 and 60. Entry on the day from 10:30 at pitch and the fee is €10 for adults, €5 for children and €25 for a family. Changing and shower facilities available. Refreshments afterwards. More information available from Bill Carty on 0879550870.

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