KILKENNY

Wednesday 13th November 2019

THIS IS A POP-UP EVENT. POP-UP EVENTS ARE CASUAL FUN RUNS AND ARE NOT CHIP TIMED. ALL ENTRY FEES GO DIRECTLY TO THE MARK POLLOCK TRUST. Read more here

 

 

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Event: 10k and 5k Kilkenny Run in the Dark
Date: 13th November 2019
Time: 8pm

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people in 50 cities worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k run.

Together, from Sydney to San Francisco, they will light up the night as they hit the road to Run in the Dark.

Join hundreds of fellow runners in Kilkenny to Run in the Dark on 13th November 2019. The run will take place at Kilkenny Castle at 8pm.

You can choose between running 5k or 10k… and if your running shoes are a little dusty, you can even walk the 5k route.

Through Run in the Dark, Mark Pollock aims to inspire people to build resilience and collaborate with others so that, together, they achieve more than they thought possible. For some that means gathering a group of friends or colleagues to train hard and get fit with a 5k or 10k run. For others it means building a team of experts to perform better. For us, at the Mark Pollock Trust, it means supporting Mark to deal with the ongoing physical, psychological and financial impact of his catastrophic spinal cord injury.

There are a limited number of places available so make sure to sign up early so you don’t miss out!

THE CHAMPION:

This year’s pop-up run will be championed by Máire Griffith.

 

 

In return for your donation, you will receive a run entry and a flashing Run in the Dark armband and buff.

Refreshments will be distributed to all participants at the finish line.

Chip-timing is not in operation for our pop-up events.

Registration will close at 6pm sharp on Tuesday 12th November 2019.

Whether you are completing the 5km run or 10km run, please aim to arrive at 19.30 (7.30pm) so that we can ensure everyone will receive their arm cuff and have a group photo before we go running!

For any queries relating to this event please feel free to contact Máire Griffith via email (maireg82@gmail.com).

Kilkenny Route

The 5km route starts from the castle gate, down the canal walk back, into loop a section of the Medieval mile to the last mile down Kieran street.

The finish line takes you back to the castle gate.

Those wishing to complete 10km may loop around once more. The route will have signs and ushers to guide you along the scenic route.

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