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Athletics News - Friday 26 Aug 2011

Rockford Race

Rockford Rooftile 4 Mile Road Race Tinryland AC Saturday 27th Aug.

The 32nd 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 27th August. The organizing committee have
continued the new revamped race which saw a record crowd last year
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. 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 for the next 2 weeks
(credit charge included) or enter on the day for 15 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 087 2509520 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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