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Donadea Forest 10k


Donadea running club are proud to announce the 1st Donadea Forest 10K run to be held in the Coillte Donadea Forest Park. The event will take place on Saturday 11th October at 11.00am. The run will start from St Kevin’s GAA Club in Staplestown and will continue into the scenic and tranquil forest park and finish by the castle inside the forest. The course has been measured accurately to the distance of 10 Kilometers.

The event has been organized to support the local community and to bring runners from Kildare and all over Ireland together. It is also an opportunity to take part in an event for all to enjoy and give something back. The proceeds from the run will go the St Raphael’s special needs school in Celbridge and also to support all the good work taking place in the local community.

The founder of Donadea Running Club Jo Cawley says “This is the 1st running event to take place in the local area and the committee is working hard to ensure everyone has a positive and memorable experience. We are hoping to repeat the event each year and for the numbers taking part in the event to grow. It is a great way to support a local charity keep fit, have fun and meet other like minded people”

All those that complete the run will not only experience the full beauty of Donadea Forest Park but will also receive a unique 10K medal and a goodie bag containing a 10K run T shirt. The run is open to the first 400 entries only and it is offered on a first come first served basis.

Program: The run will start promptly at 11.00am from St Kevin’s GAA.

All postal and online entries will collect their race number from Staplestown GAA on Friday 10th October from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

Numbers can also be collected from 8.30am to 10.00am on the day.

ID required by all.

More info: • Changing & parking available at St Kevin’s GAA from 9.00am on the day
• Minimum age for entry is 18 years
• Rural Forest Setting for run
• Accurate Course Measurement
• Race limited to first 400 entries
• Total prize fund is €1000 + Spot Prizes
• First 3 men and first 3 women prizes
• Unique Medal, T shirt & goodie bag for all finishers
• Refreshments served at St Kevin’s GAA after the run from 12 noon
• All proceeds going to local children’s charity and local community funds
• Postal entry visit: www.donadearunningclub.com
• Course map, race info, training plan and finishers results on website
• Entry open to runners/joggers initially
• Baggage area available