Dunboyne 4 Mile Road Race
|Ray Linn||Mar 8, 10:39am||Entries are now open for the Dunboyne 4 mile road race. Dunboyne AC is again hosting the historic 43rd running of the road race, in partnership with Athletics Ireland on Sunday, 25th of March.|
Enter online for €15 including a free t-shirt and goodie bag for all finishers. Online Registration closes Midnight Friday 23rd; entry on the day will be €20 per adult. The day's programme includes boys’ and girls' races in the under-12 and under-15 categories. Entry for these events is just €2 and every finisher will receive a souvenir medal. (Entries for Juveniles on the day only)
At the elite end of the field, there are cash prizes of €400 for the first man and woman home, and a €250 bonus for anyone who breaks the men's (18.09) and women's (20.00) course records currently held by Glynn Thomas (Coventry Godiva Harriers) and Rosemary Ryan (Bilboa AC).
Mark Kenneally (Clonliffe Harriers AC) led home a record entry of over 1,000 in the 2011 event, in a quick time of 18 minutes 26 seconds. This proved the ideal tune up for Mark as he went on to achieve the Olympic qualifying standard in the marathon, later in the year. Kerry Harty (Newcastle AC) was a clear winner of the 2011 women’s race in a fast 21 minutes and 42 seconds.
Open to walkers, joggers and runners all of ages and standards, the flat and fast course – beginning and ending in Dunboyne town centre – offers all participants an excellent chance of achieving personal bests. Online registration & further info is available at www.dunboynerun.com