Published in Fields of Athenry 10km on 29th December 2009
Update: RACE CANCELLED
Unfortunatey we've had to cancel the race for today.
Ice on both the course and approach roads is not melting fast enough.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused, but safety is priority.
The race has been PROVISIONALLY rescheduled for Sunday January 3rd at 1:30pm.
The date is dependant on race insurance and weather [obviously!].
Your entry is automatically valid for the rescheduled date.
Please check this site regularly for updates.
For Athenry AC members, an organisational meeting will be held on Wednesday 30th, 8pm, Raheen Woods Hotel.
The big day is almost upon us! After weeks, and indeed months of preparation, it's all systems go for the Fields of Athenry 10km on December 26th.
Reminder- No entries available on the day!
In the hopefully unlikely event that inclement weather puts a spanner in the works, we will update the website www.athenryac.com as soon as possible.
While there is a good amount of parking in the School grounds, there is more parking near the railway station for those travelling from the North. Galway City Harriers are organising a bus for those travelling from Galway city. More details on their website.
As people exit off the new motorway, take the very first exit, don't go into the town centre, head across the railway line towards the Raheen Woods Hotel. Take the new road through the Raheen Industrial estate, and park at the railway station. This route will be marked with signs.
It would life easier for everybody if people could car-pool to take the pressure off parking.
No numbers are issued by post. Race packs will be available for collection from 9:30am on the morning on the race at our Race HQ in Presentation College Athenry. Your souvenir hat is also provided then, and copies of our race programme will also be available. Registration closes at 10:45am.
Your race pack contains your race number which should be worn on your front, safety pins provided, and MUST be visible at all times.
Also in the pack is your timing chip. This should be attached to one of your shoes using the ties provided. Please follow the instructions provided in your race pack. The chip is colected at the finsh line - Please don't leave the finish area without returning it.
Tea, coffee and other refreshments are provided in canteen upstairs after the race from 11:30am, and we hope to have our prizegiving at 1pm.
See you all on the day.