Tomorrow, New Year`s Eve sees the ERP Christmas Cracker 5k in association with Alone take place in Santry @ 11.00am. Late entry on the day @ €20.00 (€5.00 of which is a donation to Alone) . Entry still available until 5.00pm on December 30th, late entries accepted on race day morning. See final instructions below:
Race date and start time: Sunday 31st of December at 11 a.m.
On Line Entry: Currently available through www.runireland.com @ €20 (€5. of which is a direct contribution to Alone) until 5.00pm December 30th only.
Late entries: Taken in the Clonliffe club bar. Late entries taken on the day from 9.30 a.m. until 10.45 a.m. Please note that no entries whatsoever will be taken after 10.45 a.m.
Race check-in: Clonliffe Harriers clubhouse, Morton Stadium Santry.
Entry fee: €20.00.
Numbers: To be collected from the Clonliffe club bar upstairs in the clubhouse from 9.30 a.m.
ERP Draw: On race day bring along either a used battery operated or electric appliance or ten used batteries (all for recycling), you will be given a ticket and entered into a draw courtesy of European Recycling Platform. The draw will take place after the prize-giving in the Clonliffe club bar. Prizes courtesy of ERP.
Car parking: Limited car parking available in the stadium. Please note that the avenue in the stadium must be kept clear of cars at all times.
Parking in Santry area: Please do not park on the Swords Road as cars parked on the Swords Road will be dealt with by the Gardaí by either parking tickets or removal by the Gardaí of cars which are illegally parked.
Public transport: The Morton Stadium is well serviced by public transport in particular the numbers 41, 33 and number 16.
Race start: On the track in the Morton Stadium @11.00am. Please assemble at start area at 10.50am.
Course: The race will leave the stadium turning left up the Swords Road heading in the direction of the airport, turning left at Northwood, proceeding down the length of Northwood before turning left at the Ballymun Road, left again at Santry Avenue (Santry Cross), proceeding down the length of Santry Avenue, turning left again at the Swords Road and left back into the stadium where the athletes will run 300 metres on the track and the race will finish on the track.
Changing facilities: Limited changing facilities will be available in the stadium.
Toilets: Located in the stadium.
Hot chocolate: for all finishers thanks to our friends in Last Lap Café.
Prize presentation: The presentation of prizes will take place in the Clonliffe bar, upstairs in the clubhouse asap after the race.
Results: Will be published on this website.
Health and Safety: St. John’s Ambulance will be in attendance to deal with any medical emergencies. Please note that as this race takes place on the public roadway you must be aware of traffic as the road will not be closed. Entrants are, therefore, primarily responsible for their own safety. On course marshals and the Gardaí will be there to assist. Please obey the instructions of all marshals.
Stewards: Please report to the stadium for briefing at 10.00 am, even if you haven`t signed up but are available come along. Jobs for all!
Alone: the race is run in association with the charity for older people Alone.
Finally Clonliffe Harriers A.C. would like to thank you for entering the ERP Christmas Cracker 5k and we trust that you will have an enjoyable morning with us in Santry.