The Blackwater 10k

417566_180740095362959_428407498_n The annual Blackwater 10k will take place this Sunday (19th)

 Hundreds of runners and walkers are expected to travel to Monaghan for this weekends race. The route which starts at Monaghan Utd, runs through scenic Rossmore park and ends again at the football club.Two new additions have been added to this years event including the corporate cup and 5K/10K chip timing.

Corporate Cup
This year for the first time we are introducing our Corporate Cup Challenge. We have asked our sponsors Petshoponline, Ace Cabs, Pinky & Perkys, The Northern Standard, Eastern Balti House, Donna Evans pre-school, O’Hanrahan Travel, Magills Jewellers, Boyle & McCaul’s Kitchens, Leak Detection and Monaghan Credit Union to enter into our run by registering at least 3 runner’s to represent their company for the Blackwater 10k cup.We would also like to invite other companies to take up the challenge for competing for our cup. To register for the Blackwater 10k cup please contact Geraldine on 087-9284428 or Eamonn on 087-221 9465 for further details.

Chip Timing
This year 2013 will be the first that we are going to introduce our new chip timing format. This year we are going to have two finish-line matts, one at the 10k finish line and one at the 5k finish line. We are also introducing our new text results option. If you would like to have your results sent to you via text all you need to do is give us your mobile number when filling out your application form. This is totally optional. The Blackwater 10k would like to point out that your number will not be shared with any other organisation. 

Registration will take place in Monaghan Shopping Centre on the 18th of May at 10am until 5pm and on the morning of the run the 19th of May at Gortakeegan. Entry fee’s are €15 for runners with chip, €10 walkers no chip and €5 fun run. Fancy dress very welcome.

You can the view the route for this years run below.

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