'Rith na Lochanna’ 5k is a fun run in the idyllic setting of Russborough House. At the foothills of the Wicklow mountains with the backdrop of the beautiful Blessington lake it is an event hard to beat. After the success of last year's event we know that 24th April is going to be even bigger and better!
With over €600 worth of race prizes and multiple activities for all the family such as face painting, go karting, inflatable obstical course, sheep dog trials, FREE kids races and lots more, it is gauranteed to be a great family day out. BBQ on tha lawn available for purchase from Brambles.
Car parking will be free up to 11am.
All proceeds go to Gaelscoil na Lochanna, much needed funds for educational, sports equipment and building upkeep.
All entrants can also avail of a half price tour of Russborough House up to 31st May 2016.
Come, Get fit and have a great day!!
Tar, bí inlúith agus bíodh lá spraoiúil agaibh!!
Event details and schedule
Ladies Warm up- 10.15
Ladies 5K- 10.30
Men's Warm up - 11.15
Men's 5K - 11.30
The course consists of the starting line on the coach road and two laps of the walkway.
This event is not chip timed. There will be a large timing clock at the finish line so please note your time as you cross it.
Please arrive 30 minutes minimum before your event. Race numbers to be collected from tent near the finish line.
On site parking available. This will be free for everybody up to 11am. There will be a normal parking fee applicable there after.
What to bring/wear
Please ensure that you bring the correct footwear as there are parts of the course with uneven ground. There will be water supplied near the half way point and at the finish but please bring additional liquids should you require them. Complimentary Fresh fruit will also be supplied at the finish line.
Hold on to your race number
Your race number entitles you to a half price entry to Russborough House that can be used on any day up to 31st May.
Gaelscoil na Lochanna