Finish Line: 10 Mile & 10K run, 5K walk/run will finish at the Newmarket GAA grounds. The best viewing area for your family & friends is along the area leading up to the finish line where a great atmosphere is guaranteed. After you finish everyone is encouraged to gather in the GAA field for refreshments and clear the finish area for other athletes yet to finish.
Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 6pm to 10pm on the Friday night before the race and from 08.30am to 10.15am on race day, 15th of March at our race HQ in Newmarket on Fergus national school.
For Insurance proposes No-one will be allowed compete in the event without a race number.
Road closure: Parts of the 3 routes will be closed to vehicle traffic on the day. Therefore it is vital that you arrive before 10.00am and park your car before the road closure takes effect. Please car pool if possible. Car Parking will be signposted on all routes entering the village for those not familiar with the area.
Race HQ:Your race HQ at Newmarket N.S. will be open from 08.30am on the morning of the race. Please come early to avail of giveaways from our kind sponsors. A dedicated team will man the registration desks and will be open from 9.00am to 10.15am.
Water Stations: There are 2 water stations during the 10K race
Race Management :Official Marshals and KM markers will be visible around the course. Please remember to give a smile and a thank you to all marshals who are giving up their time to make the event possible. :-)
Safety: Wearing an ipod or other similar device is not recommended for your own safety.
Toilets will be available before and after the race at the Newmarket Celtic Grounds and at Newmarket NS.
Security: Gardai/civil defence will be visible on the day, follow instructions carefully.
Health & Safety: First Aid and ambulance cover will be available on the day.
Bag Drop Off: Runners are asked not to bring valuables to the race and to leave any after race clothing in their cars. A small baggage area will be provided to those who require it.
Da Craic: Entertainment and a goody bag will be available at the finish area.
Results: will be available here after 8PM on Race day.