8 Mile Marathon Cool Down - Phoenix Park - Run for NEWCOURT

Revised Route Marathon Cool Down 2011

8 Mile MCD Route

Revised Route Marathon Cool Down 2011

Friday, 12 November 2010 - 10:00am
Saturday, 12 November 2011 - 10:00am
Saturday, 10 November 2012 - 10:00am
Contact Name: 
Stephen
Email: 
Stephen@trailrunner.ie
Dublin
Cross Country
10km or longer

 Marathon Cool Down 

 
All proceeds from this years run are going to Newcourt School.  
 
Check out newcourts website at
http://www.newcourt.ie/ 
 
 RACE NUMBERS & TIMING CHIPS HAVE BEEN POSTED WEEKENDING FRIDAY 2/11/2012
 
Due to road closures along the route the GARDA have recommended a 10am run Start. 
 
LATE REGISTRATION & COLLECTION OF RACE NUMBERS OR LIMITED  ON THE DAY €25.00.  IS IN THE CLUB HOUSE OF ST. OLIVER PLUNKETS GAA HURLING GROUNDS.  NEAR WELLINGTON MONUMENT. 

 
*************Using the same route as last year.   Every seemed to enjoy it.  Garmin of route follow link below.**********
 
http://connect.garmin.com/activity/126234610 
 
********* DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION & RACE DETAILS FROM: **************
http://clickevents.ie/events/phoenix-park-mcd/
  
   CHIP TIMED EVENT  *******ONLINE ENTRIES NOW OPEN***********
 Thanks to all for making the 2011 Marathon Cool Down such a Success Last Year!!  The Marathon Cool Down will be in 'The Phoenix Park', Dublin for its third year.   Consisting of a measured 8 miles or 12.87 km.  This event is open to all levels of  runner and walker.  Whether you are using it as a cool down, or for continuance of mileage or as a precursor to up and coming events, this distance will suit.  
 
For the more competitive runners there will be cash prizes for 1st , 2nd & 3rd Male and Female.  Category Male & Female, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+.  
So why that distance?  
 
Well firstly we thought a 5 mile was too small, a 10 km a little short to for any one who just ran the Marathon and well, a 10 mile, a little too much to soon.  So that is why it is a 8 mile.  Then we had to find a course that would suit and well be a little different from other park events.   To the best of our knowledge and that of the OPW, this course has not been offered before.  
 
The course is as flat as we could make it, with just a hint of what next years hill training will be like.  The course is a mixture of grass, tarmac path, little road and some cool trails.  Offers you the choice to stay on grass for nearly 80 % of the route to be gentle on any sore legs, or a near 60/40 of grass and tarmac.
 
Race start and finish is on Furze Road at 10.00 am,  Saturday 10 November 2012.
 
So what do you get for your buck:
 T-shirts for All (Depending on chosen Option)
Online booking fee included
Race Numbers & Chips Posted to Competitors
Chip Timing: Chip timed Event.  Thanks to ACTIONTIMING

Water stations Near 2 & 4 mile Markers
Well deserved refreshments on passing the finish line
 
Cost
 Early Bird T-shirt option €19 prior to 31 July (Includes Posting of Race Number & Timing Chip)
 
T-shirt option €21.50 prior to 28 October (Includes Posting of Race Number & Timing Chip)
 
 Eary Bird No T-shirt Option €16.50 prior to 31 July (Includes Posting of Race Number & Timing Chip)
No T-shirt Option €19.00 prior to 28 October (Includes Posting of Race Number & Timing Chip)
Limited On the Day Registration €25
Date & Time
 
The event is being held on Saturday, 10th of November 2010. The run starts at 10.00 a.m. and registration and Chip Collection will be open from 8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m,.
There will be Limited ‘on the day’ registration but this will cost €25.00 (we cannot promise a T-shirt). So don’t leave it until the last minute to register online and please remember that late on-line registration will close on Wednesday the 7th of November 3 days before the event start.  Late Registration will have to collect bib and race number prior to run Start at St. Oliver Plunketts GAA grounds near the Wellington Monument.
 
Directions
 
Get to the Phoenix Park
Car Parking
Car parks are provided and are situated at the Papal Cross, the Lord's Walk and the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre. We request that visitors make use of these car parks and do not park on footpaths, bicycle lanes, double yellow lines or adjacent to junctions.
Rail and Luas

From Heuston Station it is a short walk to the Parkgate Street entrance of the Park.
Rail - Regional and Commuter trains serve Heuston Station on a regular basis.
Luas - Heuston or Museum Stop on the Red Line (Connolly Station to Tallaght)
From Connolly Station commuter trains operate on a regular basis to Ashtown and Phoenix Park
Train Stations, both of which are in close proximity to the Park.
Buses

Dublin Bus provides a wide choice of bus routes to and from the outskirts of the Phoenix Park.
Bus stops are located at the following points outside the Park's walls:
To stop on the Castleknock Road and enter the Phoenix Park through the Castleknock Gate:
Route No. 37 - From Hawkins St. to Blanchardstown Road South
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To stop on the Navan Road and enter the Phoenix Park through the Ashtown Gate:
Route No. 37 - From Hawkins St. to Blanchardstown Road South
Route No. 38 - From Hawkins St. to Damastown
Route No. 39 - From Hawkins St. to Ongar
Route No. 70 - From Hawkins St. to Dunboyne
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To stop next to the North Circular Road Gate:
Route No. 10 - From Donnybrook (UCD) to Phoenix Park - Infirmary Road - North Circular Road Gate
To stop near Parkgate Street, Islandbridge Turnstile and Chapelizod Gate:
Route No. 25 - From Pearse St to Lucan (Dodsboro)
Route No. 26 - From Pearse St to Palmerstown (Cherry Orchard)
 
Terms & Conditions:
 
I am at least 16 years of age and have received by parents/guardian. I understand that participating in this event is potentially hazardous, and that I should not enter and participate unless I am medically able and properly trained.
 
In consideration of the acceptance of this entry, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while I am travelling to or from the event, during the event, or while I am on the premises of the event. I also am aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road.
 
I understand that I enter the Click Events Ltd – ‘marathon Cool Down' Race Series at my own risk and that neither Click Events Ltd, Dublin City Council, OPW, Duchas or any of our sponsors will be held responsible for any accident suffered or injury sustained by myself from any cause whatsoever or for any property lost, mislaid or stolen on the course or at the changing areas. Furthermore, I hereby grant full permission to any of the foregoing to use photographs, films or recordings of the event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this waiver includes any claims, whether caused by negligence, the action or inaction of any of the above parties, or otherwise.
 
I understand that the entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
 
By registering online and/or registering ‘on the day’ I accept the Terms & Conditions of above:
 

Enter this Event online

All registrations AFTER 2 November will have to Collect Chip & Number
from St Oliver Plunnketts GAA Clubhouse Near Wellington Monument
T-shirt Option €21.50
 
No T-shirt Option €19.00
 ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY 7th NOVEMBER
 
Limited On the Day Registration €25
 From St Oliver Plunketts GAA Clubhouse (near Wellington Monument)

Location

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