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On your marks, get set and go as 2019 Maghera 10K and 5K run launched!

22 March 2019

Due to unprecedented demand last year, the Maghera 10K and 5K road race, supported by Mid Ulster District Council and sponsored by Kelly’s Eurospar, has been opened for registration early this year. The 2019 run will take place on Tuesday, 21 May at 7.30pm. Both 5k and 10k races are chip timed, allowing runners to see just how they have performed.

The Road Race, which loops around the town starting and finishing at Maghera Leisure Centre, has attracted record numbers of competitors in recent years, from serious athletes to fun runners, all completing the course.  

Pre-registration for the race is now open, and people can register up until 7.15pm on the race night. Entry must be via the official race entry form, available from Maghera Leisure Centre or from the Council’s website at www.midulstercouncil.org/Maghera10K

Chair of Mid Ulster District Council, Councillor Sean McPeake said, “This is always an extremely enjoyable and fun occasion, which really brings Maghera to life and has attracted record numbers of competitors in recent years, from serious athletes to fun runners, all completing the course. I hope to see as many people undertaking this challenge which is also a fantastic community event.”

Technical T-shirts are up for grabs for the first 200 entering 10k race don’t delay and go register now. The entry fee is £6 for the 5K course, and £12 for the 10K course.

For more information contact Maghera Leisure Centre on 028 7954 7400 or email: leisure@midulstercouncil.org

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