CORKWednesday 13th Nov 2019
RUN IN THE DARK CORK IS SOLD OUT
Event: Run in the Dark Cork – 5k or 10k run
Location: Cork City
Date: 13th November 2019
Please note that the start time is 9.00pm. It is imperative that the event starts on time so please give yourself plenty of time to get to the start line. Please ensure you are at the start line by 8.45pm.
Participants not wearing their run number will not be permitted entry to the start area.
The start line is located on Patrick Street. All runners should coral between Academy Street and Bowling Green Street. If you are a walker please wait for the start in the walkers starting area and make sure to use the walker lanes on Maylor Street.
The route map is available on our website: www.runinthedark.org/cork. Please familiarise yourself with the Start/Bag Drop/Toilet areas and always bear in mind that you are running on city roads and there may be trip hazards on the route.
If you need to change distance on the day, don’t worry. Simply run your chosen distance on the night and the chip timing system will recognise your distance. Please remember that 5k is 2 loops, and 10k is 4 loops.
Walkers are only permitted on the 5k route; you may not walk the 10k route. If you are walking and are instructed to use the footpath by marshals or Gardaí, please do so.
A bag drop facility will be available at the Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay. Please bear in mind that if you deposit any baggage in this area it is entirely at your own risk. Do not leave any valuables in this area. No bags will be accepted after 8.45pm. Please put your detachable baggage label (from the bottom of your run number) in your bag before leaving it. The Bag Drop facility is only for storage of bags. Unfortunately, it is not a changing facility.
An Information Desk will be located in the Clayton Hotel, if you have any queries.
TOILETS AND FIRST AID
There will be toilets available for use in the Clayton Hotel and a limited number close to the Start Area. First Aid will be located at the start/finish area.
No water will be provided on the route due to safety concerns of low visibility. Please bring water with you if you require it on route. Water will be provided at the finish line.
USE OF EARPHONES
The organisers strongly advise against the use of earphones or any device while participating in Run in the Dark, as it may restrict your hearing of important instructions and communication with other participants.
For all further questions, please see our FAQs at www.runinthedark.org.
Finally, we hope you are looking forward to the event as much as we are. Remember to enjoy and listen to your marshals; they are there for your safety.
Pack pick up
If you opted to pick up your pack when registering, please collect your pack in The Edge Sports Shop, Parnell Place, Cork city centre on: Saturday 9th, Monday 11th or Tuesday 12th November from 10am-5pm.
Packs will not be available to pick up outside of the above times, or on run night, Wednesday 13th November.
If you opted to have your pack posted and it does not arrive by Monday 11th November, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a member of a prepaid team, your run pack will be couriered to the team leader.
For more information
For more information about bag drop, pack pick up etc, please download the Run In The Dark Cork 2019 Information Note.