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The UL Sport Children’s Run for Fun at the Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run 2018 will take place on Saturday the 5th of May 2018.
This fun event is sponsored by UL Sport and is organised by Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run in conjunction with Limerick Sports Partnership and the HSE.
This year four waves will take place at the University of Limerick, details listed below. There is a limit of 1000 children for each wave.
STARTING TIMES AND DISTANCE FOR EACH EVENT
2:15pm – Wheelchair event on track
3:00pm – Junior & Senior Infants – 1KM route
3:45pm – First & Second Class – 1.5 KM route
4:30pm – Third & Fourth Class – 2 km route
5:00pm – Fifth & Sixth Class – 2.5 km route
All of the runs are off road, starting at the GAA pitch beside the running track and finishing on the running track.
Mums/dads/minders are welcome to join their children for the first two runs.
The cost of entry is €15 per child. €5 of each entry fee will be donated to the participant’s primary school. It is important that during registration the child’s primary school name is entered into the registration form, in order for the primary school to receive their donation.
Children participating in the events need to collect their race number at least 1 hour before their race. Numbers can be collected at the kids section of the Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run Expo at the UL Arena on Saturday 5th of May 2018 from (11am-6pm). All participants will receive a finisher’s medal and technical race t-shirt. Water will be available on the day.
FULL MARATHON FAQs
Saturday May 5th 2018
– Wheelchair event on track – 02:15pm
– Junior & Senior Infants – 1km route 03:00pm
– First & Second Class – 1.5km route 03:45pm
– Third & Fourth Class – 2km route 16:30pm
– Fifth & Sixth Class – 2.5km route 17:00pm
There will be a 1km jog/walk for junior and senior infants, a 1.5km jog/walk for 1st and 2nd class, a 2km run/jog for 3rd and 4th class, and a 2.5km run/jog for 5th and 6th class.
€15 per participant. €5 of this goes back to their school.
Registration is now open. https://sirius.eventmaster.ie/event/ywtP0SVy
Training programmes will be made availble and posted on the website to support all children and their families. Support will also be available through participating primary schools.
We encourage a parent/older sibling/minder to run with children from junior infants, senior infants, 1st class and 2nd class. Children from 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class will run by themselves.