Waterford Athletic Club West Waterford Athletic Club recently announced a major new sponsor for their Annual 10 mile road race The Dunphy Vivas Health Dungarvan 10 which is on Sunday February 3rd 2008 next.Now in its 16th year the race is steadily growing into an event equalled by few.
Mr Mel Shanley Area Manager with well known local Dungarvan firm Dunphy Insurances Ltd who are many years in the insurance business in the town and now local agents for Vivas Health,stated that they are delighted to sponsor this race as Vivas Health empowers people to take control of their health and well-being,we think its a great event for athletes of the area and indeed for the hundreds of visiting runners from all parts of the country who are expected to the town on February 3rd.
Indeed such is the enthusiasm of the new sponsors Vivas Health and Dunphy’s that the CEO of Vivas Health Mr Oliver Tattan, who recently won entrepreneur of the year will be the honouree race starter on the day.It has been our club’s policy always that all races organised by the club will appeal to the fun runner as much as the elite athlete,Where a very attractive prize fund awaits the various winners all participants shall receive a goody bag.
T-Shirt,and a very special finishing gift awaits all participants at the finish line., This event will have something for everyone for all level’s of runners. The race will as previous years play an important part in the clubs Michael Roche Carpets spring series as the Dunphy Vivas Health Dungarvan 10 will be race number two in this years series plus an added attraction to the race is the fact that it will also be race number two in the John Buckley Sports Munster 10 mile road classic series.Entry forms available on line at www.westwaterfordathletic.org or see full page add for entry form in this issue. For accommodation please ring Tony 087-7657805.