Saturday 18th November 2017
Gowran, Kilkenny.: Dungarvan, Kilkenny, Ireland
NEW! First to break the course record will receive €500 for men and women
Mens Record 51:59 Gary O'Hanlon
Womens Record 63:05 Angela McDonald
Winners Prizes (Male & Female)
1st €150, 2nd €100, 3rd €50
M40, M45, M50, M55. M60, M65 and F40, F45, F50, F55, F65 will receive €25 each
Kealy Perpetual Shield
Team prize for athletic club teams only
Aggregate position 2 men + 2 women
€100 plus perpetual shield
Fastest Flying Mile
€100 woman and man
The 10 MILE race starts at 1PM
The 5KM FUN RUN/DASH starts shortly after at approx. 1:15PM
-Take the Old Dublin Road from Junction 6 on the Kilkenny Ring Road towards Paulstown /Carlow
- Follow road for approx 5 miles before taking a right towards Gowran on R702
-Pass over Motorway and Railway line before arriving into Gowran village
-Take a right at the “T” junction where Quik Pick store is located.
-Follow road out of Gowran passing Gowran Race Course on your left.
- Continue on for approx 3 miles until you arrive at Dungarvan where stewards will direct you to the parking area.
From the North
-Take the M9 South towards Waterford/Kilkenny and exit at Junction 7 – Paulstown/Gowran
-Take a left at the exit roundabout
-Proceed straight on at roundabout
-Take 3rd exit on next roundabout towards Gowran
-Follow road through Gowran village and continue on towards Dungarvan, you will pass Gowran Racecourse on your left.
- Continue on for approx. 3 miles until you arrive at Dungarvan where stewards will direct you to the parking area.
From the South
-Take the M9 North towards Dublin and exit at Junction 10 – Knocktopher
-Take a right at the exit roundabout
-Proceed straight on at next roundabout after motorway bridge.
-Take a left on R448 towards Thomastown, you will pass Jerpoint Abbey
-On arrival into Thomastown, Take a right at the “T” Junction on Market Street following signposts for Dublin N9.
-Take next left for Dublin N9
-Follow the road, taking a right at the mini roundabout directly after a petrol following directions for N9 –All Other Routes
- Take a left at the next roundabout following signposts for N9 – Dublin
-Continue on this road until you arrive into Dungarvan (approx. 6 miles) where stewards will direct you to the parking area.
Registration takes place in Dungarvan Hall, next to the church in the village. Once parked you will be directed to the hall by stewards. Please follow these instructions at all times.
Registration for on the day entries and Race Number Pick-up for those already registered will be open from 10:00AM to 11:15AM on Sunday morning. We would encourage people to be in the hall by 10:50AM at the latest to ensure registration on time as large crowds are expected. Registration and Pick-up will close at 11:15AM sharp!The races will not be delayed for latecomers. It is in your own interest to be early; leave plenty of time for parking.
Thanks to the kind locals, members of Gowran AC and Young Irelands GAA club there will be tea and an assortment of sandwiches and cakes provided in Dungarvan Hall immediately after the race. We kindly thank the above volunteers for giving their time and effort to make this possible.
c/o Gowran Athletics, Gowran Post Office, Kilkenny