The 2019 Lord Mayor of Raheny Road Race series was launched in Raheny today.
The series of 13 “Two Mile” road races begins on Tuesday June 11 and runs every Tuesday until September 3rd.
All races start at 8pm on the Wades Avenue / Watermill drive course, a course which is used for the National Road Relay championships.
The series first competed in 1999 has grown year-on-year and now sees runner’s of all age and abilities compete.
The series includes a number of special memorial races including the “Tommy Lynam Mid-Summer race” which takes place on Tuesday June 18h.
Tommy Lynam was President of Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club from 2003 to his passing in 2008 and represented the club as an athlete for some 20 years.
The Peter Doody memorial Two Mile takes its now traditional place in the calendar, Peter tragically passed away in Spain in 2003.
While the John Fennell memorial race takes place on July 23rd. John was a regular competitor in the Lord Mayor of Raheny series and also supported the race organisers in the post-race preparations, before passing away in 2017.
Entry Fee is €7 per race or €50 for the series.
Prizes are awarded in all age categories with your best 8 races counting toward the overall series prize.
The summer series of races finishes on Tuesday September 5 with the “Jim Wall Open Handicap road race”
Download Race series flier Lord Mayor Series 2019 here
Further details email info @rahenyshamrock.ie