Presented by Liatroim Fontenoys GAC in association with Newcastle AC
Saturday 8th August 2015
Race Preview by Joe McCann
Fun run 12 noon
5 mile race 1pm
Fontenoy Park, 11 Backaderry Road, Leitrim, Castlewellan, Co. Down, BT31 9SL
Registered Athletes £7
Unregistered Athletes £8
Fun run £3 / Under 7’s free
1st, 2nd, 3rd and Vet prizes awarded.
“McGrady Financial Services” perpetual trophy awarded to winner.
Minimum Age for 5 mile race: 15
Secure changing/shower facilities available.
Hot food and refreshments served post-race.
Current record holders and times
Male: Benny Teer (East Down AC) – 25.51 (2012)
Female: Julie Turley (Dromore AC) – 28.58 (2012)
Directions to Leitrim:
From Belfast: Travel A24 to Clough, via Ballynahinch, then right turn onto A25 to Castlewellan/ OR Travel M1 Southbound, exit at Sprucefield roundabout, take second exit onto A1, turn off at Hillsborough onto Dromara Road for Dromara, travel through Dromara village and Finnis, take left turn on Slievenaboley Road and continue on to Dromara Road into Leitrim.
From Castlewellan: From large roundabout at bottom of town take second exit onto A50/Bann Road (towards Banbridge) and first take right on Leitrim Road. Continue on to Leitrim.
From Banbridge: Travel A50/Castlewellan Road, turn right onto A50/Katesbridge Road (towards Castlewellan), take left turn onto Leitrim Road. Continue into Leitrim.