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2019 SMRC Urban Run set for October 6th

The St Michael’s Rowing Club Urban Run will return for 2019, taking place on October 6th, sponsored by Sherry Fitzgerald, Limerick. 

Now in its 7th year, the 10km road-race and 5km family fun-run has previously attracted a combined five hundred runners of all ages to compete on a flat course which is ideal for PBs with it’s a scenic route in the city and along the riverside. The races are AAI licensed events, well marshaled and offer chip timing for all competitors. 

Pictured: Some pictures taken at the St Michael’s Rowing Club 2019 Urban Run Launch. Credit: SMRC

Funds raised through the Urban Run are invested in St Michael’s Rowing Club Junior Rowing Programme and the event’s Charity Partners – Limerick Suicide Watch, whose voluntary work is regrettably needed more and more these days.

The event is also one of the main participation-centred activities for Limerick Mental Health Week.

Pictured: Senator Kieran O’Donnell (FG), Karl Daly (Metis Irl) & Liam Corcoran (The Country Club Athletics Club) at the 2019 SMRC Urban Run launch. Credit: SMRC

This year will also see St Michael’s Rowing Club partner up with Limerick Sanctuary Running Group and offer free racing places to runners who are in direct provision.

Pictured: Hilary Thompson & Joan Forde (LSW) at the launch of the 2019 SMRC Urban Run. Credit: SMRC

Entry for the event is €20 for the 10km race and €15 for the 5km run. The event starts at 1 pm, Sunday, October 6th.

There are reduced rates for U13s and Family groups in the 5k run.

For full details, check out www.smrc.ie/urbanrun

You can also check out their Facebook page for more details at – www.facebook.com/SMRCurbanrun

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Ronan Coughlan