Race Day Information for the Kilmovee 5 & 10k’s – Saturday 16th April 2022
Now that you have successfully registered online & if you haven’t by Saturday morning it’s probably too late… Please be aware we are not accepting registrations on the day.
Getting here: Signs will guide you in, but the road number you need is the R325
- Kilmovee Community Centre – F45PX49
- Kilmovee Shamrocks Clubhouse – F45WY80
You can also enter Kilmovee, Mayo into most Sat Navs they’ll bring you to the crossroads.
When arriving in the village please slow down & prepare to stop there will be lots of people on the roads.
COVID precautions: We ask that if you have any symptoms or have returned a positive PCR or antigen test in the past 5 days refrain from attending and email us to arrange a refund. We also ask that in crowded indoor situations during the day you wear a mask when possible and use the hand sanitiser provided.
Race number collection: Your race number will be available for collection from 10.00am to 12.45pm on Saturday 16th April at Kilmovee Shamrocks GAA clubhouse (aka HQ) Please arrive early to collect your race pack which includes: Race number, timing chip & your limited edition t-shirt (subject to your registration entry).
Road Closures: Commence at 12:45pm, therefore, it is vital that you arrive at the event prior to this time. Before this time please exercise caution as normal rules of the road will apply. Ample parking is available near the GAA ground or beside Kilmovee Community Centre a regular free shuttle bus will be available to transport you to the clubhouse from 11:30am.
Note: The start line is approx. 1k away from the Community Centre!
Please attach your race number to the front of the t-shirt you will be wearing during the race using the safety pins provided. Your race number must be visible at all times. Your race chip is incorporated into your race number.
Toilets: There will be portable toilets at the clubhouse and toilet facilities in the clubhouse & community centre. Any items left at the clubhouse or at the start area are left there entirely at your own risk.
The 10k race will start at 1:00pm sharp, with the 5k starting shortly after. Clear instructions will be given to proceed to the start area from HQ and you must follow the instructions of the race officials at this time to ensure you are not late for the start.
If you are a walker please start at the back of the field to allow runners to get away safely.
There will be water stations around the course with volunteers to assist you. When you are finished with water bottles please drop them at the distance markers only. Please do not throw away bottles anywhere else along the route. (please be considerate).
Medical personnel are on hand should you need assistance, you must make race officials aware of existing medical conditions that could contribute to ill health during the event, prior to the start of the event.
The roads will reopen shortly after the start, with rolling closures so please exercise caution as normal rules of the road will apply.
The use of iPods and other devices is not permitted during the race. Please be aware of other runners, joggers, & walkers at all times, particularly at water stations.
Please obey the marshall’s instructions at all times.
Once you have crossed the finish line, please clear the area as quickly as possible.
Refreshments will be available for participants at the finish area and in the community centre.
Your time will be texted to you by our timing partner Core Timing.
If you are participating in the Virtual event please submit your time as soon as possible and no later than 2pm on 16th April to be included in the results.
Prizegiving will take place for each category shortly after the race after times have been confirmed in the community centre.
Thank you for entering this year’s Kilmovee 10k. We wish you the very best of luck and we hope you have a great experience.
Don’t forget to check in on Fb on the day & rate our event too.
If you have any queries please contact us at [email protected] or DM us on any of our Social Media outlets where a member of the team will respond as quickly as possible.