Ardee & District A.C. - Est. 1992 - Affiliated Club of the Athletics Association of Ireland

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a T-Shirt to the 1st 400 registered….

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Prizes on the day…..                        …..a T-Shirt to the 1st 400 registered

  • Seamie Weldon Memorial Cup – 1st Male Team home/team of 4 + Cash Prizes for Teams 1st & 2nd.
  • Jimmy Bradley Memorial Cup – 1st Female Team home/team of 4 + Cash Prizes for Teams 1st & 2nd.
  • Cash prizes in all Categories (Total €2,000) – Seniors 1st, 2nd & 3rd / Masters 1st & 2nd o/40, o/50, o/60.
  • Seamie Weldon Memorial Trophies for Juniors – Juniors/U18s, Male 1st, 2nd & 3rd / Female 1st, 2nd & 3rd.
  • Bonus Time Challenge Cash Prize – Men 15mins 18sec / Women 18mins 28sec.
  • The Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K Community Team of 2018 [NEW WINNERS CATEGORY]  – Trophies for the 1st Team of SIX/mixed in a non-athletic club, community based amateur running group/business/company.

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PLEASE NOTE – The NEW WINNER’S CATEGORY – ‘The SWM 5K Community Team of 2018’  is open to all amateur runners (non athletic club members) who wish to enter as a TEAM from all types of sports clubs (non athletic), Couch 2 5K Groups, Companies, etc.  Each member of your team simply enters online @ and where it asks Club/Team enter the name of your Sports Club/Couch 2 5K Group/Company, etc.  Your team must consist of a minimum of 6 members and can be mixed both male and female but all in your team must be aged 16 years +.


FRIDAY, 31st August @ St. Mary’s GFC Clubrooms from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

SATURDAY, 1st September from 10am to 11.30am – Race starts @ 12noon sharp.

If you have registered on-line you can collect your Race No. & T-shirt on either Friday night or Saturday morning.

  • Please note…
  • Race starts @12noon sharp opposite Lidl Supermarket, please allow time to collect your number & walk from the clubrooms to the start line and don’t forget to include your warm-up.
  • Parking is available in St. Mary’s club grounds and in a  field south of the clubhouse, all sign posted.
  • Changing rooms/toilets are available in the clubhouse.
  • We respectively ask all families to supervise their children under 16 years of age before, during and after the race and please do not impede the competitive runners at the front on the start line.
  • Water is available at the half way point and again with fruit on the finish line.
  • Refreshments and the prize presentations will be in the clubhouse following the race.
  • Good luck Everyone and we hope you enjoy Seamie’s 5K.

Frequently asked questions  –  We want to run/walk as a family in your 5k, can we enter the children?  /  I want to bring my 12 year old, do they also register?  /  My 14 year old is running with me, she’s not registered but will she get a t-shirt?  / I’m registered but bringing my 4 year old in the pushchair, is this okay?  /  We are registered but bringing our 8 year old twin boys, is there a children’s section in your race?……

Our answer – All families of all ages are welcome.  However, only those members of your family from 16 years of age can register, obtain a number and get a t-shirt (all those from 16 years of age competing in our race must be registered).  All other younger members of your family can run/walk or be pushed with your consent and supervision at all times and we respectfully ask underage runners/walkers not to impede the competitive athletes on the starting line.  Our event is AAI approved and we are obliged and agree to follow their guidelines.  Thank You for your cooperation and we hope you thoroughly enjoy our race.

Our Race Route…