Corofin Winning Ways 8k Race

Sunday, 5 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Contact Name: 
Niamh Considine
Contact Number: 
086-8509117
Email: 
corofinrunners@hotmail.com
Galway
Road Race
8km

Corofin Winning Ways 8km 
Date: Sunday, 5th November 2017 @ 2:00pm
Contact Name: Niamh Considine
Email: corofinrunners@hotmail.com
County: Galway
Type: Road Race
Distance: 8km
Venue:
The race starts and finishes in the village of Corofin. The race will start at 2pm, race entrants are asked to assemble at the local Community Centre (Dr. Duggan Hall) at 1:50pm prior to being directed to the start line.
There will be limited changing facilities at the Community Centre. Registration will open at 11.30am in the local community centre where race packs will be available.
Toilet facilities will be available in Corofin Community Centre and post- race refreshments will be served here also.
Race Entry is €15.
First 200 registered will receive a tech top.
Route:
The race route starts at ‘An Dunan’ in Corofin Village. The race turns the next right and continues to St. Colman’s National School ,where a right turn is taken, and continues down the Pollinore road for approx. 4km. The race turns left towards Curry village and proceeds to Curryoughter where a left turn is taken at cross road for the last stretch back to the Finish line in Corofin village at the local Community Centre. The route has been permitted by Athletics Ireland.
Directions:
The village of Corofin is located quite close to Tuam.
It is easily accessed from the N17 (Galway to Tuam) or via the N347 (Athenry to Tuam). There will be some signage of the road indicating that there is a race up ahead.
Fun Run:
Following the sucess of last years 'Fun Run' there will also be a short childrens race on the day for children of national school age. Prizes will be provided to all children who enter. The fun run takes place at 1pm.
Registration:
Registration will take place on the day from 11:30am to 1:30pm in local community centre.
Prizes: First, second and third place prizes awarded for men and women, prizes also given for category winners.