An­na­gas­san will be the place to be!

Drogheda Independent - - NEWS -

ON Sat­ur­day Novem­ber 18th next, hun­dreds of ath­letes and walk­ers, of all lev­els, will take to the roads around An­na­gas­san in cel­e­bra­tion of a great son of the re­gion, the late Noel Car­roll (right)

A huge ad­vo­cate of ath­let­ics and keep­ing fit, Noel was one of the coun­try’s fore­most run­ners, but was also a won­der­ful or­gan­iser, PR man and com­mu­nity leader.

Sat­ur­day’s race is Ath­let­ics Ire­land per­mit­ted and ac­cu­rately mea­sured and ev­ery com­peti­tor will be chip timed.

You can en­ter the race through the Ath­let­ics As­so­ci­a­tion of Ire­land (A.A.I) web­site fix­ture list and also on Primo-Events, or fol­low the link on the Face­book page ‘An­na­gas­san 10K Run’ where you will find all the de­tails re­gard­ing this year’s race.

The price of en­try is €15 if you reg­is­ter on­line be­fore 6pm on Fri­day 17th Novem­ber, or you can reg­is­ter the evening be­fore the race be­tween 7-9pm or the morn­ing of the race at the Club Rooms of Naomh Fionnbarra G.A.A for €20.

Any run­ning groups out there who want to avail of the early bird of­fer of 10 or more run­ners at the price of €12 per run­ner please con­tact email jmarkey1@gmail. com as this of­fer will not be avail­able on the morn­ing of the race.

There will be park­ing, show­ers, and toi­lets avail­able in the G.A.A grounds af­ter­wards, but the awards cer­e­mony will be held at the fin­ish line at the rear of Slans Pub.

The win­ners both Male and Fe­male will re­ceive cash prizes and they will be awarded the Noel Car­roll Memo­rial cups pre­sented to them from one of the Car­roll Fam­ily. There will also be cat­e­gory prizes for over 40’s, 50’s, 60’s male and fe­male fol­lowed by post race re­fresh­ments.

It is also the sev­enth an­nual race -billed the An­na­gas­san Vik­ing 10k Coastal Run, and is or­gan­ised to­gether by Togher.info and Togher Fit to Run. The race starts at 11am.

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