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COROFIN LOOPS 8k and 10 mile
Nov 3 at 9:00 am - 11:30 am€15 – €25
This year Corofin Athletics Club, Co. Galway are offering two options for their annual road race, the usual 8k race following the same route as recent years, and a new 10 Mile route. The 8k route is very flat, while the 10-mile route has some hills but nothing too steep or taxing!
The 10 Mile race will start at 9.00am, with the 8k race starting at 9.30am. Race entrants for both races are asked to assemble at the local Community Centre (Dr Duggan Hall) 15 mins prior to the start of their chosen race.
Both race routes have been accurately measured and permitted by Athletics Ireland. Red Tag Timing will provide chip timing for both races.
First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for men and women in each race, plus multiple age category winners.
Limited changing facilities will be available at the Community Centre and (non-valuable) items such as tracksuit tops etc. can be left there. Toilet facilities will be available in the Community Centre and post-race refreshments will also be served there. Additional toilets will be available in adjacent facilities. Hydration stations will be provided on both routes.
Entry for the 8k race is €15 online and €20 on the day. Entry for the 10 Mile race is €20 online and €25 on the day. Online registration can be accessed via:
Online registration will close one week before the races. Registration will be open on the Saturday evening (2nd) between 5pm to 7pm and on the morn of the race from 7.30am till 8.30am in the Community Centre where race packs will be available.
The 10 Mile race starts in Corofin Village itself and continues east of the village, crossing the Tuam-Athenry Road at the Palm Tree pub, east in the general direction of Ballyglunin, looping around at Garra, continuing to Ballinstack, crossing the Tuam-Athenry Road at the Gills pub and back to the finish line at the Community Centre in Corofin village.
The 8k race starts at An Dunan just west of Corofin Village. The race follows a loop around Cummer, via St. Colman’s National School, Pollinore, Curry and Curryoughter. A left turn is taken at the crossroad for the last stretch back to the finish line at the Community Centre in Corofin village.
Directions to Corofin
The village of Corofin is located south of Tuam. It is easily accessed from the N84 (Galway to Tuam) road, previously called the N17, or from the R347 (Athenry to Tuam) road.
T-shirts for the first 200 registered.