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Milltown 10k Run for Ollie 2020
Jun 13 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm€25.00
This is is the 11th “Run for Ollie” in the beautiful surroundings of Milltown in Co. Galway. The run is in aid of Ollie Burke, a 43yr old electrician who fell from a height and suffered an Acquired Brain Injury and now requires 24hr care. All the proceeds from the event go to pay for his care. You can read more about Ollies story on www.friendsofollie.com.
How much does it cost to enter?
The entry fee is €25
What do I get for the €25
Each person will receive a technical running t-shirt, a medal on completion, a bottle of water along with a Banana or orange on finishing the run.
Will there be on the day Entries?
You can enter on Friday 12th June from 6-9pm or on Saturday 13th from 11-2.30pm
Where do I pick up my race number and chip?
You can pick up the Race pack from the Community centre in Milltown on either Friday evening or Saturday morning before the race.
What’s the difference between entering the event and registration?
Entering is when you enter the event online and registration takes place on the day of the race.
Can I enter on the day?
Are there finishers medals?
Yes there are.
Can I enter and walk the course?
Yes. You can enter and walk the Run for Ollie 10km course. If you are walking the full 10km course please enter the walker category and start at the back of the field
Am I a runner or a walker?
If you plan to walk the entire course you are a walker. Otherwise you are a runner.
When does the race start?
The race starts at 3.00pm sharp.
Is there a minimum age?
Yes. You must be 14 yrs of age to do the 10k run .
Will I get an official finishing time?
Yes. The event is chipped time by red tage timing and if you give your correct phone number on registration you will receive a txt with your time and place. The results will also appear on www.friendsofollie.com and www.athenryac.com
Where can we stay nearby?
The best place for Accommodation is either Tuam or Claremorris
Where do the races start?
The race starts in the Millbrook estate on the Dunmore road. It will be signposted and any Marshall will direct you.
Will the roads be closed?
We work closely with the Gardaí and Marshalls on the route to minimize any traffic on the route, but for the majority of the event the roads will be closed
Can I wear IPods etc during the run?
No it is not recommended to wear earphones on the route for Health and Safety concerns
Will there be toilets?
There will be several toilets at the start/finish
Should I wear my race number to the front or back?
Please wear your race number to the front.
Will there be water stations on the course?
Yes, there will be 3 water stations on the route
Will there be refreshments available after the race?
Yes, there’ll be tea, coffee, Sandwiches and treats available in Sheridan’s Lounge located close to the end of the race
Will there be showers available after the race?
Yes there will be showering facilities available in the Milltown Gaa for all in designated Male/Female dressing rooms
When will I receive race day info?
We will be in touch with all entrants during the week before the race by email with up to date race day information. Please also check this website and the event Facebook page
When will the results be available?
Results will be posted on this website shortly after the event.
Are results based on Gun time or Net Time?
All results are based on Gun time
What are the prize categories?
- Senior Male/Female, 1,2,3.
- Over 40 Male/Female 1,2,3.
- Over 50 Male/Female 1,2,3.
- Over 60 Male/Female 1,2,3.
- Junior Male/Female
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