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Athletics News - Saturday 10 Jul 2010

Rockford Rooftile 4 Mile Road Race Tinryland AC Saturday 28th Aug.

Fancy winning a 1000 holiday break abroad and an opportunity to compete in one of the most well organized and established road races in the country.? Well then the Tinryland AC Annual 4 Mile road race is the ideal event for you. The 31st running of this event sponsored by Dan Morrissey Ltd since its inception which will be held at 5.30 pm in Tinryland village, Co. Carlow on Saturday the 28th August. The organizing committee has gone for a new revamped race with all the usual very high standards being maintained with a few bonuses. This year a huge effort is currently being undertaken to increase the amount of competitors in the race and a special effort to recruit locals, walkers, joggers and runners of all abilities. A unique addition this year is the Top class spot prizes which will be restricted to non individual prize winners who finish the 4 mile event. Included in these prizes is the opportunity to win a fantastic 1,000 holiday voucher, LCD TV, Digital Camera, Luxury weekend for two and 200 Jewellery Voucher. After the race anyone who did not win an individual prize will be entered into a draw free of charge and some lucky individuals will win one of these fantastic spot prizes. Up front the athletes will be catered for with Cash prizes in all usual Senior Male/Female and Vets Categories and Teams. Post race activities include the famed refreshments where a wide selection of food will be available free of charge for all. Race video, presentations, spot prize draw and live music in the local GAA centre. So come along and enjoy a great atmosphere in Tinryland.. Online entry is available with till midnight Sunday 22nd August for only 10 (credit charge included) or enter on the day for 15 from 4pm on race day in the local parish hall. Race numbers will be distributed on race day. If interested look us up on Facebook - Tinryland Road Race or contact Sean at 0782509520 for more details.
A mini Rockford will start at 5pm for all juveniles under the age of 15.This is a mile event and will be a mass start with juveniles of all ages competing against each other. This is a fun event with all juvenile finishers receiving medals.
So come along and enjoy the last weekend of the summer holidays and enjoy our unique race where we cater for runners and walkers of all abilities.

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