It’s less than 2 weeks until the first ever Mount Hanover NS 5K Road Race and Fun Run!
Registration is still open on www.totaltiming.ie at a cost of €15.
U16’s cannot register online but can participate in the race providing that they are accompanied by a registered adult.
Children can register on the day of the run for €5 and must have an adult with them who can sign a disclaimer form.
Here is some important information about the race!!
RACE NUMBER & T-SHIRT COLLECTION
Saturday 20th February between 6-9pm in Duleek Parish Prayer Rooms. This is located behind the priest’s house at the village green in the centre of the Village. Just look out for the big Lime tree! Please note this date will be the only pick point up at this location, it will be a different location for the remainder of the weekend as detailed below.
Sunday 21st February – Registration, number & t-shirt collection starts at 9am at Duleek Parish Centre
Registration & number collection on the day closes at 12.30 sharp!! Please wear race number on the front of t-shirt and your timing chip on your shoe. Instructions for your timing chip will be included in your race pack.
The start of our race will be at the industrial estate in Duleek, directly across from the sculpture of the Family! This will start at 1pm sharp.
There is approx 8 minute walk to the start line so Participants are advised to be in position by 12.50pm.
Any walkers,children and buggies will be asked to stay at the back and we will start them approx 3 minutes after the runners take off!!! This is for safety reasons, please remember to keep children beside you at all times.
Remember stewards will try to mange traffic , HOWEVER the roads are not closed so please be aware of road safety at all times!!
No Dogs allowed or bicycles allowed.
We will have water and fruit at the finish line, there will be no water station on route so if you feel you might need water bring a bottle!
The finish line this year is at Duleek Parish Centre . Please proceed through the finsh line immediateley to keep the area clear. There will be people at the finish line to take your chip tag please ensure to leave it in the buckets provided or give to steward at the finish line.
David from Complete Fitness Trim has kindly offered to provide the warm up, it will be at 12.30pm on the green across from the industrial estate . It is advised the everyone takes part in this to avoid injury.
Parking is available at The Industrial estate . Please do not use the main entrance to the Industrial estate . Please do not park on the route , please use car park provided, there is plenty of spaces.
There will be a number of toilets located in the Duleek Parish Centre and at the start of the race
There will be refreshments served after the race in the Duleek Parish Centre.
POST RACE MASSAGE
We will have Andrea & her team from Body First Physical Therapy standing by to give complimentary post race massage. This will be at the finish line.
On race day the civil defence will will be on duty. If you have any difficulty please notify a steward on the course.
The race will start at the Industrial Estate in Duleek, proceed down the hill at Millrace for 1/2km, turn right up the Station Road for 1km and then turning left onto the beautiful flat Commoms. Continue on this road for 2km, turning right onto the Longford Road. Continue straight for 1km, veering left towards Larrix Street with 1/2km to the finish at Duleek Parish Centre.