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Pink Rock 10k 2019

St. Joseph’ AC bring you their 8th Annual Pink Rock 10km Road Race and Walk incorporating the Co. Kilkenny 10km Club Championships on Sunday 30th June.

The event is AAI Approved and chip timed.

The route takes in the beautiful scenery of the Pink Rock and the new Rose Kennedy Bridge.

We have a new FLAT FAST course that has a FLAT Finish – A definite PB race!

This year we are also including a 5km family fun run/walk.

10km Run: €15 Online registration (includes a limited edition technical t-shirt for first 100 only).  €20 On the day registration (no t-shirt).

10km Walk: €10 On the day registration (no t-shirt).

5km Fun Run / Walk: €10 for Adults and €5 for U.16s.   €20 per Family.

Registration (or Number Pick up) opens at Rosbercon Parish Hall from 6.30 pm to 8pm on Saturday Evening 29th June.

On the day registration (Sunday 30th June) will open at 9:30am in Rosbercon Parish Hall.

Event will start at Green’s Cross, Shambough Lower.  Please note that the Start is approx 1km from the Registration area (Hall).  There is car parking available at the start area.

10km Walkers: Start at 11:15am

10km Runners: Start at 12pm
5km Family fun Run / Walk: Start at 12.05pm

Prize structure:

10km: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female, 1st Junior Male and Female, 1st O40, O45, O50, O60 Male and Female, 1st Team Prizes Male and Female but excludes any individual prize winners.

5km: Trophies for 1st male, 1st female, 1st male u16 & 1st
Lots of spot prizes also.

Rith Beo 10km & 5km 2019

Annual ‘Rith Beo’ Race will take part on Sunday 26th May, starting and finishing in Gaelscoil Osrai, both races will be completed over the same 5Km loop.

This year we are continuing our corporate/team competition over 5km. Each team to consist of 4 members. This race was hotly contested last year and is sure to see many teams competing to have the bragging rights as fastest workplace in kilkenny.

Online registration 15e individual, 50e team. Collection of numbers and chips from 9.30 in the school foyer on the morning of the event.

This is a family friendly event and a family fun run/walk over the 3km course will also take place. Family entry is 20e (unchipped). Individual children are 5e (unchipped). There will be registration for the family event in the school in the week prior to the event and on the morning itself.

Cash Prizes for the first 3 finishers male & female in both the 5km and 10Km races.
200e for the winning team.
Lots of Spot Prizes for other categories.

Refreshments, Entertainment, Fun and Craic immediately afterwards in the school

Stoneyford 10k Challenge 2019

The 10th running of the Stoneyford 10km Challenge will take place this year on Sunday, 19th May 2018. This is an initiative of the Stoneyford Parents Association and was established to raise money for Scoil Náisiúnta Chiaráin Naofa, our local primary school.


Number,  Chip Collection and Registration  on Saturday evening 19th May 4-6 pm and Sunday morning 19th May 10.00- 11.15am  At Stoneyford Community Centre.

Early bird price of €12 + booking

€10 for 10K Walkers (non chipped)

10k T shirt = €10 purchase online .

See website for further details or

 Prizes for:

First 3 Men

First 3 Ladies

First Over 40, 50, 60 Categories

Course Record Bonus – €50 Chip Timing by Total Timing Accurately measured course with Jones Counter

Refreshments after the race

Pacers – 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60 minute pacers

The 2019 Stoneyford 10k Challenge is strictly an over 18’s race.

No head phones or ear listening devices allowed – runners wearing head phones will not appear in the official results.

The AnneValley 5 Mile Challenge 2019

The 13th AnneValley 5 Mile Challenge is taking place on 9th of Feb 2019, at 12 noon in Dunhill Village, Co.Waterford, Ireland. This is a nice challenging and scenic course which takes in the splendour of the Anne River, Annestown, Dunhill Castle and Dunhill Village. And when you return a spread that will make your make mouth water. Category prizes, as well as course record if broken.

In aid of the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

Dunhill/Fenor 10M for Crumlin Children’s Hospital 2019

  • Saturday 9th of March 2019 @ 10 a.m.
  • Organised by Saturday Road Runners and Anne Valley Running.
  • All proceeds going to CMRF
  • €15 plus booking fee
  • No under 18s or walkers.
  • Chip Timing with Total Timing
  • Open to first 250.

Route will be very fair with a few small drags and only one hill to contend with. You will be leaving from the Dunhill GAA pitch and on to Fenor village via the Ballydarmody road passing The Copper Coast Farm on the way. Then it is on past the Fenor playground, GAA pitch and towards Kilfarrasey before heading back into the village, passing Mother Mc Hugh’s pub on route back to Dunhill GAA centre and Eco park.

A very fair route with plenty of flat road to guarantee an opportunity for your 10 mile PB!

The School Run 2019

The School Run, formerly the Castlecomer 10k & 5k will take place on Friday 14th June. All proceed for the event go to the Presentation Convent National School in Castlecomer. This year sees the introduction of medals for all 5 and 10k participants. Again there will be chip timing, great postrace refreshments.

The scenic surrounds and undulations of the Discovery Park make this a run like no other. Challenging but very rewarding. The route starts on the Dublin Road at the church and goes out the road past Ormonde Brick and then into the woods. After approximately 1.5km there is a good downhill stretch which lasts for 1 kilometre. The only other uphill of note is when running towards the elf village area but its short lived. The finish line is close to the car park and main Discovery Park entrance.

There is also a 5k corporate challenge where teams of 4 compete with the best 3 times to count. The entry price is €50 for a team of four.

Both the 10k & 5k start at 8pm. The Castlecomer 10k is two loops of 5k with 85% of it off road on beautiful trails. The 5k is one loop.

Entry is €20 for 10k and €15 for 5k. Online registration is available until 10pm on Wednesday 12th June