Could you run the ‘Rock’?

Bray People - - SPORT -

ON Satur­day, June 4, at 11am in the lux­u­ri­ous sur­rounds of the Brook­logde Ho­tel, Ma­cred­din, the start­ing gun will sound the start of ‘Run The Rock 2016’.

This is a run which tests both body and mind. Some say its a ‘char­ac­ter builder’.

Over­look­ing Aughrim, Cush­bawn is a 400m high moun­tain with stun­ning views over sur­round­ing coun­try­side and hills. It is a for­mi­da­ble chal­lenge to walk this let alone en­deav­our to run it. You will en­counter a 350m climb in the first 3km of this for­est trail. When you reach the top you can quench your thirst at the sum­mit water sta­tion where you can ad­mire the stun­ning views.

You will then de­scend via more for­est trails and loop around the Sean Line­han Walk and back up to the fin­ish line at the Brook­lodge. (out­side Ac­tons Bar)

There is also a 3.5k fam­ily walk/ run on the day too.

De­tailed in­for­ma­tion on www. augh­rim­ on Run The Rock tab on menu bar.

On­line en­try €20 at www.augh­rim­ or on Run Ire­land web­site (on­line en­try closes at 9pm on Fri­day, June 3).

Team en­try: four-per­son team costs €60. On the day en­try: €25.

Prizes: First three se­nior men and ladies 1st - €100 voucher, 2nd - €50 voucher, 3rd - €30 voucher.

First man/lady in the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: U-19, 40+, 50+, 60+ €50 voucher. Two team prizes: men and ladies - €200 per team.

This is a fundraiser for Aughrim GAA club.

Or­gan­is­ers: Donal Line­han, John Gun­ning, De­nis Man­gan, Kevin Mann, Gerry Holt, De­clan O’Brien, Eu­gene O’Brien, Liam Keenan, Rory Con­nolly, Sean O’Shea, Alan Kin­sella,P adraig O’Con­nell.

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