Thursday, September 20, 2012

Long Slow Run Session for Members this Sat 22 Sept.

New Long Slow Run session (LSR) for Ratoath AC or other Athletic club (AAI members) starting this Saturday morning 22nd Sept.
Note, if you are interested in the shorter distance please email me on asap and I'll forward it on to Keith who is leading the session. 
From Keith---
I have no idea at the moment the levels of interest for a dedicated long run session, so for now the 'hard-core' will be out on Saturday morning for an 18 miler. Please bring/place your own fluids. Feel free to notify other members who maybe interested in joining us. 
These sessions are also designed to accommodate runners who are not up to this sort of distance/pace and I will forward details of those sessions once I know there is sufficient interest for example I can forward alternative routes including 5 & 10 mile runs which all start/finish in the same area and go in the same general direction as the longest run.

So to kick-off this weekend….

Confirmed Distance: 18 Miles

Meeting at 7.20am - Run to commence at 7.30am. 

Route: Ratoath AC - Kilbride Road - Follow road into Kilbride - Take 1st right after Kilbride GAA (at the Petrol Station)  - follow lane for approximately 2.5 miles, (careful on the road as there are a few bends) take the 2nd right which is situated at a cross roads - this will take you slightly up-hill & past a farm on the left - continue until you come to a T Junction - Turn left (Right will take you back onto the Kilbride Road) for approximately 2.75 miles and this will bring you to the Fairyhouse Road -  Turn Right at T Junction at the Fairyhouse Road towards Ratoath - Take the next left (before Fairyhouse Road) - this is Porterstown lane - At the T junction (old Dublin Road) turn right and run into Rathbeggan - Turn right after the country club and follow road for approximately 3 miles to Donnelly's cross - Turn right into Ratoath passing GAA pitch on the right - continue straight and finish at Ratoath AC

Google Map as follows:

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