10,000 have signed up for Great Limerick Run

first_img TAGSBarrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Runlimerick Linkedin Advertisement NewsLocal News10,000 have signed up for Great Limerick RunBy Alan Jacques – April 17, 2015 736 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up OVER 10,000 people have now signed up for next month’s sixth Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run.Race director John Cleary confirmed this week that registrations look set to close at least a week earlier than anticipated due to the overwhelming interest. With just under three weeks remaining race numbers have exceeded all expectations with over 13,000 now expected to take part on Sunday May 3.The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run is now the fastest growing participatory event in Ireland. Local businesses are set for a major economic boost with higher numbers now registering from outside the city for the event.“Feedback from our partner hotels is very encouraging with most completely booked out on Saturday and Sunday,” Mr Cleary revealed.The growing reputation of the Great Limerick Run has resulted in a strong growth in overseas runners with several hundred overseas runners from 23 countries represented from the USA, Australia, UK, Germany, Spain, Canada, France, Poland, and Denmark travelling to Limerick.With a choice of four races the inclusive event caters for everyone from the competitive athlete to the occasional runner, and walker. The growth in race numbers for Sunday is also reflected in the UL Sport children’s fun run, which takes place on the Saturday prior to race day on the grounds of the University of Limerick. This is the third year and the numbers have been increased to 3,000 children making this the largest children’s runs in the country. Email Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories center_img WhatsApp Facebook Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Previous articleDa-na-na-na-na-na-Batman!Next articleSoccer – SSE Airtricity launch new Fantasy League App Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img

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