121st Clonliffe 2 Mile Road Race this Wednesday night May 9th

This coming Wednesday night the annual Clonliffe 2 mile will see athletes and fun runners alike take part in Ireland`s oldest race. Wednesday is the 121st running of the event. Once again Clonliffe Harriers are delighted to have Eugene Kavanagh`s “Gravediggers” as our race sponsor for this historic road race. All participants will receive a special commemorative t shirt, there are prizes, including team prizes in all the usual categories. Entry is still open on line at www.runireland.com or on the night at the race HQ in St. Vincents school, Harts Corner, Glasnevin from 6.20pm until 7.30pm. The race itself starts in Finglas Village at 8.00pm finishing in Glasnevin two miles down the road!

Key Race Summary

Race Date and Start Time: Wednesday 9th May 2012 at 8pm

Race start: Finglas Village, Dublin 11 right opposite the “Bottom of the Hill” pub.

Race finish: The race finishes outside Eugene Kavanagh’s, the” Gravediggers” Pub, Prospect Square, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.

Course: The race commences on the dual carriageway, opposite the “Bottom of the Hill” pub and then proceeds towards Glasnevin. The first mile is downhill. Thereafter there is a gradual climb for approximately 600 meters. The course is then flat as its passes Glasnevin Cemetery right through to the finish at the Gravediggers pub in Prospect Square, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.

Online registration now open

You can register online at www.runireland.com  The fee is €15.00. Those registering online can collect their number from 6.30pm on race night at St Vincent’s CBS School, Harts Corner, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.

Race check in and changing facilities: Race check in and changing facilities are located in St Vincent’s CBS School, Harts Corner, Glasnevin, Dublin 11. Registrations will be taken on the night of the race from 6.30- 7.30pm. A fee of €15 is payable on the night. You are advised to check in by 7.30pm as it is a 25-minute jog from the check in point to the race start in Finglas Village.

Individual Prizes

Junior Men/Women 1st, 2nd, 3rd places

Senior Men/Women 1st, 2nd, 3rd, places

Masters Men/Women 1st in each category

Team Prizes

Junior Men/Junior Women/Senior Men/Women 1st, 2nd teams (3 to score)

Prize giving/Results: There will be a presentation of prizes in Kavanagh’s pub following the race. Full results will be available at this web site on May 10th.

Further information contact Mick Kearney at 087-6243843 or Tom Griffin 087 7811047