HOME OF “ROCK” GETS RUNNING! Slane Castle the well known “rock” concert venue will host its first 10mile and 5km road race this August 21st @ 12.000. The castle site will provide a unique running experience taking in the historic castle grounds along the river Boyne and the surrounding village of Slane itself. So swap your concert welly boots for a pair of running shoes!
This will be a guaranteed fun family day out with proceeds going to the Crumlin Children’s Hospital.
The event will be incorporated into the Slane Castle annual ladywell fete (www.ladywellfete.com). This event will provide family entertainment, music, games and the very best of local food produce.
The 10mile and 5km run is open to all types of runners, joggers and walkers. The Castle and surrounding country side provides participants with historic and picturesque views along the route. The 10 mile event is catered for those who maybe taking part in any of this years Autumn Marathons and could provide excellent workout towards training. We decided to have a 5km run for those who may only be starting out their running
career and just not ready for long 10 mile run. It will also benefit those who wish to have a quick sprint around the village. The 10 mile event will be chip timed, finishing time text to each participant and goodie bag containing finishers medal and T- shirt.
The 5km will be clock timed only with goodie bag containing, medal and T -shirt.
All participant’s can be assured a great day out. We urge all family members to come along as there will be something for everyone.
As this is a family day out its only fitting that proceeds will go to Crumlin Children’s hospital, where much needed funds are required for their cancer ward.
So get ready for the first of many Slane Castle Runs. Who knows it may become just as famous for its annual running events as it Rock concert events.
You can register on www.runireland.com or www.slaneac.com. or conatct Ronan Wogan 086 38381044.