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Annual Craigavon Lakes 10k race and fun run launched

Lord Mayor of Armagh, Darryn Causby joins Cathy Devlin, Sheelin McKeagney, Chair Craigavon Heart Town; Padraic McKeever, House of Sport and Daryn Greene, CouncilSports Development Officer at The Launch of Craigavon 10K

Budding athletes and fun runners alike are being urged get their running shoes at the ready and sign up for the annual Craigavon Lakes 10km race and fun run taking place on Wednesday, June 1.

Organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the route starts and finishes at Craigavon Watersports Centre and will take in the pathways around the picturesque Craigavon Lakes and City Parks areas.

For those participants who don’t fancy 10km, there will also be a 5km fun run and a 1km family challenge throughout the evening. Proceeds from the event will go to British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland Mending Broken Hearts Appeal and sponsorship forms are available on request.

The family fun run will kick off proceedings at 6.50pm with the 1km Family Challenge, followed by the 5km and 10km from 7.00pm.

“This event is without doubt a highlight in our year and attracts hundreds of people across all walks of life taking part for fun and for competition,” commented the Lord Mayor of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon, Councillor Darryn Causby.

“So don’t miss out, get signed up today for a wonderful sporting spectacle and together we can raise vital funds for charity as well as having a great night with families and friends!”

Lord Mayor of Armagh, Darryn Causby joins Cathy Devlin, Sheelin McKeagney, Chair Craigavon Heart Town; Padraic McKeever, House of Sport and Daryn Greene, CouncilSports Development Officer at The Launch of Craigavon 10K

Lord Mayor of Armagh, Darryn Causby joins Cathy Devlin, Sheelin McKeagney, Chair Craigavon Heart Town; Padraic McKeever, House of Sport and Daryn Greene, CouncilSports Development Officer at The Launch of Craigavon 10K
Craigavon Lakes Craigavon Co.Armagh
28 April 2016
CREDIT: LiamMcArdle.com

Sheelin McKeagney, Chairperson of Craigavon Heart Town added: “This is an excellent event which has something for everyone, from the serious athlete to those who simply wish to participate for fun. Registration is now open so get booked in.”

To pre-register for the event or to request an entry form please contact Sports Development on 028 3831 1692 or register online at www.athleticsni.org.

Closing date for applications is Monday 30th May. Applications can also be picked up at Cascades Leisure Centre, Craigavon Leisure Centre, Waves Leisure Centre, the Watersports Centre and Golf & Ski Centre.

Please note that there will be NO ‘On the Night’ registrations at this year’s event. The check-in desks will be open at 5.30pm and close at 6.45pm sharp.

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