Sign up for the Land of Leg­ends 8k

Mid Louth Independent - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

The Gary Kelly Cancer Sup­port Cen­tre Land of Leg­ends 8K takes place in the pic­turesque vil­lage of Clogher­head on Septem­ber 2. The course in­cor­po­rates the beach, head­land, farm­lands, har­bour and pier.

You can run, jog, walk or crawl the 8km route to be­come a Leg­end! While on route you will en­counter nat­u­ral and man-made ob­sta­cles. The 27th In­fantry Bat­tal­ion will put you through your paces on the beach (no mercy shown here) fol­lowed by the Farmer’s Pyra­mids – dizzy heights.

Yes, there is a swamp, wa­ter and muck in abun­dance. AND - the Piece de Re­sis­tance – the Har­bour chal­lenge.

It all starts at 11am and there’s Chip Tim­ing on the day. The first 300 reg­is­tered will be guar­an­teed a top qual­ity tech­ni­cal t-shirt.

Prizes: ~ Team Prize €1500 Prize pack­age spon­sored by Celtic Ad­ven­tures. ~ First, Sec­ond and Third prizes for Male and Fe­male: €75 (1st prize), €50 (2nd prize), €25 (3rd prize). ~ Prize for 1st Male & Fe­male over 40, 50 and 60 plus ~ Best Fancy Dress prize on the day ~ Best orig­i­nal t-shirt prize on the day.

Kevin Reilly and Cathri­ona Kennedy of the Ir­ish Sym­phonic Wind Orches­tra with Ann Tracey of the Gary Kelly Cen­tre and Jac­inta Walsh of ABACAS school as they an­nounced the de­tails of the up­com­ing con­cert in the TLT. THE Ir­ish Sym­phonic Wind Orches­tra per­forms at the TLT for the first time on Sun­day Septem­ber 16. Their char­ity part­ners for the big night will be the Gary Kelly Cancer Sup­port Cen­tre and the Abacas School. Tick­ets are €20 from the TLT. The Ir­ish Wind Orches­tra rep­re­sents the best of Ir­ish wind bands at home and abroad.

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