Thursday, July 14, 2011

Meath AAI Confined Beach Run

Meath Athletics are hosting their now Annual 5k Beach Run & BBQ on Gormanston Beach at 8pm Firday July 15th.
The proceedings get under way with the underage races over distances of 200m to 600m from u9 up to u14. It is important to note that the the event is confined to only members of Meath AAI.
Directions drive to Duleek & straight through the village . At the Drogheda to Ashbourne road turn right and then take an immediate left at Duleek graveyard - you are now on the Duleek-Julianstown road.
In Julianstown turn right for Dublin. After you pass the second Apple Green Petrol Station which is on your left then you take the slip road on the left signposted for Balbriggan, Stamullen, Gormanston. Drive on and pass the Cock & Huntsman Pubs one on either side of the road.
Entrance to the beach is via the Gormanston train station entrance about 800m the Dublin side of the Cock & Huntsman Pubs.
For anyone comming from Enfield using M4 & M50 or Dunboyne using M3 & M50 then you turn off the M50 for the M1Belfast. Keep going North till you see the City North Hotel (can't miss it - it is a eyesore on the East Meath landscape) exit about 20k from Airport. Then follow signs for Balbriggan - Gormanston Stamullen and you will then come to the Cock & Huntsman pubs. Then follow directions as before.
Phone Brendan Meade @ 087 2533113 if in trouble and he promises to keep a burger for you.

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