The Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K & 10K - in memory of the late great Seamie Weldon

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th 2024 @ 5.30pm

Registration will open in June/July or follow us on FACEBOOK to receive notifications of when our registration is open.

In preparation for Seamie’s 5K we host a Couch to 5K programme…

From the first Monday in July @ 7pm and every Monday and Wednesday to August/September.
Meeting at The Fairgreen Park – €2 per night – A full 8/9 weeks of running fun.
All welcome; walkers, joggers, new to running or returning – we’ll get you started!

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This event is run in memory of Seamie Weldon, a celebration of the life of this man who inspired athletics in the young of our community and dedicated so much to Ardee & District Athletic Club and athletics in general.

2024 will mark our 9th Annual Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K and our 2nd 10K. The route for both the 5K and 10K will remain the same as last year and our base is Ardee Community School A92 F838.

Medals for all competitors including the option to purchase this year’s fab new T-shirt.

❤️❤️ OTHER PRIZES ON THE DAY…

  • The Seamie Weldon Memorial 5K Cup – 1st Male Team (team of 4) + cash prizes & 2nd cash prize.
  • The Jimmy Bradley Memorial 5K Cup – 1st Female Team (team of 4) + cash prizes & 2nd cash prize.
  • Seamie Weldon 5K Junior Trophies – 1st, 2nd & 3rd (U16-U20 Male/Female).
  • 5K Bonus Time Challenge PrizesMale 14 mins 35 secs / Female 17 mins 28 secs.
  • 5K & 10K Cash prizes in all Categories – 1st, 2nd & 3rd including 1st & 2nd in Masters’ o40, o50, o60.
  • Incorporating the Louth Masters 5K Road Race for AAI registered Co. Louth Club Members.

Note: Our 5K course records remain unbeaten…

2023 Medal, T-shirt and prizes

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MEMORIES FROM OUR 2023 5K AND NEW 10K…

THANK YOU TO OUR 2023 SPONSORS

And a special THANK YOU to Wheels & Heels who donated a bicycle for our Sponsors’ Raffle held for the first time in 2023 – And Congratulations to Winners, Caffreys Home Bakery & Coffee Shop…

A SPECIAL THANKS TOO TO ALL THOSE WHO TOOK PART IN OUR C25K in preparation for Seamie’s 5K 2023

Note – A full report from 2023 will be posted in our News & Results page on this Website NEWS & RESULTS

❤️❤️ Happy faces captured on the day thanks to Adrian Crawley Photography otherwise known as the Ardee Snapper – Thank you Adrian.

Click into this link to see Adrian’s full Album from 2023 Adrian’s 2023 Album

And click into this link to see Adrian’s video at the start Adrian’s 2023 Video

Just some of Adrian’s photos…

❤️❤️ Some of our race winners in action on the day thanks to Gerry C Photography – Thank you Gerry.

More pictures from Adrian…

 

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Some memories from our 2022 5K

All coverage compliments of The ArdeeSnapper, Adrian Crawley Photography and all photos available to view via the following Facebook links…  Adrian Crawley Photography – Album 1 and Adrian Crawley Photography – Album 2

Some pictures from these Albums…

   

Our course records remain unbeaten…

And a massive Thank You to our Sponsors…

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Some memories from our 2021 5K

All coverage compliments of The ArdeeSnapper, Adrian Crawley Photography and all photos available to view via the following link… The Ardee Snapper

Thank you to our Sponsors… click here: THANK YOU VIDEO CLIP

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Sadly our 2020 5K was cancelled due to Covid-19

We missed you all in 2020; our competitors from near and far; our generous sponsors and the beautiful support we’ve enjoyed from the entire community of Ardee.

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Some memories from our 2019 5K

All coverage compliments of the ArdeeSnaper, Adrian Crawley Photography and Gerry C. Photography.

Click on this link to checkout Gerry’s fantastic Album of photographs… Gerry C. Photography

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Some memories from our 2018 5K…

Photographs compliments of Adrian Crawley Photography