The Fifth run of the Stoneyford 10km Challenge will take place on Sunday, 11th May 2014. This is an initiative of the Stoneyford Parents Association and all proceeds will go to Scoil Náisiúnta Chiaráin Naofa, our local primary school.
The Stoneyford 10km Challenge is a 10 kilometer road race/event. It should appeal to all, both young and old, from the seriously competitive athlete to the casual jogger, the dedicated walker or carefree stroller. The Stoneyford 10k Race has AAI Approval and is strictly over 18’s.
Over €1000 in cash prizes to be won for the first 5 Men and Lady Finishers. There is also a Course Record Bonus of €50. Following the success in 2013 of the 5K Juvenile Race we have decided to make it a permanent fixture with the event. For those of us less competitive, there is no need to worry as there will be numerous spot prizes and age category prizes. Refreshments will also be available to all finishers.
The entry fee is €15 for 10K Runners (chipped), €10 for 5K Juvenile Runners (chipped) and 10K Walkers/Fun Runners.1 0k Runners can register online. 5K Juvenile Runners and 10k Walkers/Fun Runners can register on the day in Stoneyford Community Hall. All online entrants entered in draw for Louis Fitzgearld Hotel Vouchure including Bed & Breakfast and dinner for 2. . Each year many charities and clubs use the event as a sponsored run/walk to raise money for their own cause. See http://www.stoneyford10kchallenge.com/ for the list of registered organisations.
2014 5k Juvenile Race The 5k Juvenile Race will be a chipped race open to under 18’s. Starting at Lodges Physiotherapists, heading up the Stonecarty hill, round Cherrymount and finishing though the village at Stoneyford Community Hall. Enter on the day at Stoneyford Community Hall.
2014 Couch to 10k Stoneyford AC will be hosting the Couch to 10k Training Program in Stoneyford Community . Field. C210K traing will take palce on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 7.00pm and Saturday mornings at 9.00am. This has prooved to be a great success over the past three years allowing people of all levels to get fit and meet new people. All welcome. Contact Stoneyford AC for more details 086 739 8162.
2014 Category Prizes Great Category Prizes for the over 40’s, 45’s and 60’s will again be on offer. Details to follow.
2014 Pacers Following the success of our pacers last year the Stoneyford 10k Challenge will have 5 pacers to follow 60min, 50min, 55min, 45min, and 40min…. to help you achieve you time this year”