There’s a bigger than usual entry in already for this Sunday’s An Riocht AC Kingdom Come 10 Miler Road Race and Couch to 5K Run through and around Castleisland.
The chip-timed event has become one of the highlights for the athletes of this and many other clubs around the country.
Personal Bests Posted
The 10 miler course was made more appealing and flat last year with the elimination of the grueling Limerick Road climb and this resulted in far better times on its first trial in 2018.
For those of a mind this was a big plus and there were many personal bests posted.
For seasoned runners the absence of such a punishing hill was a blessing.
Medals for All Finishers
On Sunday, there are medals for all finishers with T-shirts for 10milers and medals and race souvenirs for those who complete the 5K.
There will be hot showers, food and refreshments available and mingling time around the pavilion afterwards.
The 5K will get going at 10:45am and the 10Miler will go at 11am.
Preparations are ongoing at An Ríocht for one of the club’s biggest days of the year.
Transition Years Help Out
Management and staff were delighted during the week to get a welcome boost from the Transition Year students from St. Patrick’s Secondary School and Presentation Castleisland.
The students helped enormously with the packing of the goody bags for the race finishers in both the 10 Miler and the Couch-to-5K categories.
Online registration closes on this Wednesday night but, on the day registration will open from 9:30am at An Ríocht. For more information you can call: 066 71 42199.
You can check out the route for both the 5K and 10 Miler runs with a click on the link here: https://www.relive.cc/view/g32313941885
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