ERP 5k looks to be a Cracker! (final instructions and map)

With only a couple of days to go now on line entry for Sunday`s ERP Christmas Cracker 5k Road Race in Santry closes tonight at 5.00pm. Some of the country`s top athletes are expected to line up in the Morton Stadium for the 11.00am start including David McCarthy (West Waterford), John Coghlan (MSB), Dan and Michael Mulhare (North Laois), Clonliffe`s own Gary O`Hanlon, 2011 Cracker winner Joe Warne and Daragh Greene.

Race day Final Instructions:

Race date and start time: Sunday 22nd  of December at 11 a.m.

Online Registration:


 Closes at 5.00pm on Friday the 20th

Late entries: Late entries at € 20.00 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.

Numbers and chip timing: To be collected from the Clonliffe club bar upstairs in the clubhouse from 9.30 a.m.

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 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.

Goodie bags: Goodie bags will be distributed at the finish.

Prize presentation: The presentation of prizes will take place in the Clonliffe bar, upstairs in the clubhouse from 12.30 p.m.

Results: Will be published online at

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.

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 9.45am

Sponsors: ERP, Amphibian King, Last Lap Café, RSA, Commercial Hygiene Services, Pasta Castello Donabate

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.

Course Map:  click ERP 5K