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Deadman’s Dash 2017 – The Johnny Ryan Memorial Cup

Deadman’s Dash 2017 – The Johnny Ryan Memorial Cup


Ballyfin Athletic Club will host their annual Deadmans Dash event on Sunday, 7th May.  This is an enjoyable healthy event for all the family and participants can decide to run, jog or walk.  The kids DASH starts at 11.15am with refreshments and a lovely unique medal for all children.  The Junior 1k Dash commences at 11.45am whilst the main event, the perpetual Johnny Ryan 7k, starts at 12.15pm with technical t-shirts for all Juniors & Seniors.


Registration opens from 10am on the day or adults can register online with pop up races – adults €15, juniors €5 and juveniles €3.  Monetary prizes for 1st – 5th Senior Male & Female, 1st – 2rd Master Male & Female, 1st – 3rd Junior Male & Female.  Refreshments served afterwards with presentation of prizes and spot prizes also on offer.

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In the interest of safety, a shuttle bus will operate from outside the GAA grounds from 9.45am onwards free of charge.  Participants will be directed by officials to ample parking in the vicinity of this area.  Community members are asked to be mindful of the race which will encroach the townslands of Ockanroe, Brockera, Irey &  the Springfield area. Your help in keeping traffic to a minimum is appreciated.


Please encourage family members to support this community event.