FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (Click on question to see answer)


Who is the organising the 10k run?

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How can I keep in touch with what's happening?

Are there changing and showering facilities available?

Is there somewhere to leave my gear while I run?

Is the race chip-timed?

Is the race suitable for all levels and abilities?

How do I enter the race?

Where and when do I check-in?

Where can I park?



Who is organising the 10k run?

The 10k run is being organised by the Parent Teachers Association of Maynooth Education Campus (MEC PTA). This PTA is a joint body incorporating the former PTAs of Maynooth Post Primary and Maynooth Community College. This is the seventh annual event and the committee expects to build on their experience from previous events to make this one even better than last years. All proceeds will go towards the development of all-weather facilities on Moyglare Road in conjunction with Maynooth GAA.

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How can I keep in touch with what's happening?

This web site will be updated regularly with new events. Check back for updates. Follow us on Twitter @maynooth10k - there'll be regular tweets of news and updates. Find us on Facebook

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Are There changing and showering facilities available?

Yes - there are changing and shower facilities available in the school.

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Is there somewhere to leave my gear while I run?

Yes - there will be a cloakroom available in the school for bags and gear however we cannot accept items at the race start.

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Is the race chip-timed?

Yes - Chips are contained in the numbers. The sensors are in the start and finish gantries. You'll receive your number when you check-in on Sat 13th between 2pm and 4pm or from 8am on Sun 14th. Check-in takes place at the school.

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Is the race suitable for all levels and abilities?

Yes - the course is quite flat and fast for seasoned athletes. Joggers and Walkers are welcome and can complete the course at their own pace. The 5k event covers similar terrain to the 10k with no surprises!

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How do I enter the race?

You can enter at the school on Sat 13th between 2pm and 4pm or from 8am on Sun 14th. The entry fee is €20 for an individual or €40 for a family (2 adults and one or more children).

On line entry is on Pop Up Races at:

A small booking fee will apply but the full entry fee goes to the fundraising effort.

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Where and when do I check-in?

Check-in takes place at the school on Sat 13 from 2pm to 4pm and from 8am on Sun 14th before the race.

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Where can I park?

There is parking available in the grounds of the school and in Maynooth University. There are also a number public car parks within a short distance.

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