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Logistics – Important Race Info

The Celtic Ross Hotel is Race HQ.

There is parking at the Hotel and an overflow car park in the nearby GAA Grounds. Stewards will direct you!

Bib Collection/Registration takes place on Friday 19th in the Hotel from 6pm to 9 pm and from 7am on the morning of the race i.e. Saturday morning.

There will be registrations available on the morning before 8am, however we are sorry but all our t shirts and buffs are gone!

A mini breakfast bar will be available in the hotel as well as changing facilities in the Leisure Centre and a supervised Bag Drop Room.

The Start Line is approx 400m from the Hotel!

There are numerous water stations along the route (See FB for details) and at the Finish Line.

Post Race Refreshments will be served in the Celtic Ross Hotel.

Participants have use of the Showers and Leisure Centre Facilities as well as a mini leg rub down from our Physio Team volunteers!

Please see Facebook for more information and regular updates.

Safe Travelling everyone and looking forward to seeing you all on Saturday!

x The Surf Turf ‘n’ Tar Team

 

 

 

 

Announcing Surf, Turf ‘n’ Tar

Many of us in Rosscarbery are keen runners with loads of Half marathons, Full marathons and Adventure races under our belts. We are thrilled to announce, what we are sure will be a great race, set in Rosscarbery and surrounding areas.¬†A race that starts below the village¬†, crossing the estuary at low tide (via a pontoon – don’t worry!), up over the headland track to Ownahincha, along the sands of The Long Strand, through Castlefreke woods and Castle Grounds, trail run (by kind permission of Coillte) up to the Cross and around Kilkern Lake and back via the Warren ! Surf, Turn’n Tar!

Two distances 10K and Half Marathon, this chip-timed event offers a unique opportunity to run in one of the most beautiful parts of Ireland on Road, Beach, Forest and Trails!

This is a not for profit event with all proceeds going back into Rosscarbery Community to enhance amenities and promote the area! Try something different and sign up for 20 May 2017!

What are you waiting for? SIGN UP TODAY!