Cooley Coast Run takes place this evening
The Cooley Coast Run takes place this evening at 7pm.
Online registration for the event has now closed but you can still sign up tonight before the race for €25.
The 10k race takes in the wonderful scenery of Carlingford Lough and the Mourne and Cooley Mountains while the 5k event is an inland run.
The event starts and finishes at the Cooley Complex where refreshments and prizes will be given out afterwards.
The course for the two events is as follows:
Cooley Coast Run 10k
Leave Cooley hall and turn left down the hill towards Crossalaney. Turn right here at Peninsula kitchens and carry on down this winding road to Mucklagh. Turn left here and carry on for about 1.5km and take the next left at Toasters house. After about 500 metres take the next right towards Ballagan. After Ballagan take a left along the shore road and on through Ballytrasna and up to St James Holy well. Here you meet the main road that leads back up to Cooley Hall for a well earned shower! There is a gentle but challenging pull back to the finish so save some juice for the end.
Cooley Coast Run 5k
This 5K starts at Rogans Cross,goes toward the Big Crosses,keeping left,on to Mucklagh where you turn left,onwards up to Crossalaney where you turn left and back to the Cooley Kickhams grounds to finish.