Category Archives: Run

5 Mile Stride & 3 Mile Fun Walk 2019

A fast 5 Mile course professionally run by an Athletics Club with an AAI approved course. A race to suit the more ambitious runner, or simply for those out to run their first 5 miler. We welcome all.

We have lots of category prizes which are not usually given at any other race. Besides the usual 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female, we have these Master Category prizes:
1st & 2nd Master Men & Women O/35, O/40, O45, O50, O55.

Lots of spot prizes for anyone outside of these prize winners.

We also have the coveted Seamus Burke Memorial Cup for the 1st Team of 6 Club runners, can be men or women or combined. (need to be a registered with a club to count)

Plus this years surprise colour Tech T-Shirt (t-shirts for the 5 mile stride only).

LOTS of refreshments including Burgers for all competitors!

Enjoy a Saturday evening in the sunny south east, less than 10 minutes from New Ross, with only a fee of €15 – what more could any runner ask for!

AAI rules apply and all entrants must be over 18 to take part in the 5 Mile Stride.
Don’t forget we also have a 3 Mile Fun Walk for everyone else.

Kilkenny Road Race Series Race 4

The Kilkenny Race Series is now in its 38th year. The series consists of 5 events two 3ks and two 8ks.

  • Wednesday April 24th at 7:30pm 5k
  • Wednesday May 1st at 7:30pm 8k
  • Wednesday May 8th at 7:30 5k
  • Wednesday May 15th at 7:30 8k
  • Friday May 24th at 7:30 5k

Registration for each individual race will also be available on-the-night. By pre-registering for the series we will have a timing chip ready for you each night so you will not have to re-register every night saving you time.

Kilkenny Road Race Series Race 2

The Kilkenny Race Series is now in its 38th year. The series consists of 5 events two 3ks and two 8ks.

  • Wednesday April 24th at 7:30pm 5k
  • Wednesday May 1st at 7:30pm 8k
  • Wednesday May 8th at 7:30 5k
  • Wednesday May 15th at 7:30 8k
  • Friday May 24th at 7:30 5k

Registration for each individual race will also be available on-the-night. By pre-registering for the series we will have a timing chip ready for you each night so you will not have to re-register every night saving you time.

Kilkenny Road Race Series Race 1

The Kilkenny Race Series is now in its 38th year. The series consists of 5 events two 3ks and two 8ks.

  • Wednesday April 24th at 7:30pm 5k
  • Wednesday May 1st at 7:30pm 8k
  • Wednesday May 8th at 7:30 5k
  • Wednesday May 15th at 7:30 8k
  • Friday May 24th at 7:30 5k

Registration for each individual race will also be available on-the-night. By pre-registering for the series we will have a timing chip ready for you each night so you will not have to re-register every night saving you time.

Mooncoin GAA Rose Run 2019

The 6th Annual Rose Run will take place on Sunday 5th May at 12.30. The run will consist of a 10K run and a 5K Fun Run/Walk that will start and finish in the Mooncoin GAA Complex.
Registration at the GAA Complex from 10.00am. There will be chip timing for all 10k and 5k runners (not walkers). Cash and Spot Prizes for 1st 3 male and females across the line with category prizes for 1st male and female O40, O45, O50 and O60.
Our renowned post race refreshments await you in the GAA Complex after your run

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 2019. This is an initiative of the Stoneyford Parents Association and was established to raise money for Scoil Náisiúnta Chiaráin Naofa, our local primary school.

SPECIAL KIDS 1K CHALLENGE AT 11am.  ENTER ON THE DAY

Number,  Chip Collection and Registration  on Saturday evening 19th May 3-5 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 Vest = €10 purchase online .

See website for further details www.stoneyford.ie or www.facebook.com/Stoneyford-10k-Challenge

 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.