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The Children’s Run for Fun at the Great Limerick Run 2019 will take place on Saturday the 2nd of May 2020.
This fun event is organised by Great Limerick Run in conjunction with Limerick Sports Partnership and the HSE.
This year four waves (1 wheelchair and three others) 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 & Third Class – 1.5 KM route
4:30pm – Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Class – 2 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.
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 Great Limerick Run Expo at the UL Arena on Saturday 2nd of May 2020 from (11am-5pm). 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 2nd 2020
– Wheelchair event on track – 02:15pm
– Junior & Senior Infants – 1km route 03:00pm
– First, Second & Third Class – 1.5km route 03:45pm
– Fourth, Fifth & Sixth Class – 2km route 16:30pm
There will be a 1km jog/walk for junior and senior infants, a 1.5km jog/walk for 1st, 2nd & 3rd class, a 2km run/jog for 4th, 5th & 6th class.
€15 per participant. This includes race t-shirt, medal and water at the finish.
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.