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The NSP B-5

Bettystown 5 Mile Run

Tuesday July 16th 8pm 2019







Register soon before we reach Max and Close

Welcome to the B-5 webpage. this is where all the information you will need will be available.

'Voyager' is the theme for 2019


This event in its 5th year on the calendar is an event for everybody! The distance is challenging for those who have already done 5k yet the course is mostly flat and fast which will attract the runner who wants to test their limits

The event is hosted in the stunning village of Bettystown and surrounding areas.  run the B-5 with friends and Family.

Entry fee is €20 for Individuals ,

Take advantage of the Bring a Buddy Offer of only €38

Save money and register as a group of 15 or more for only €17 each (Offer ends July 4th)

This year's event will again be an event for runners joggers and walkers, it is organised by runners and the event is designed to suit everyone.

It's 5 Miles long and takes in the stunning environs of East Meath. Previous years have huge success and the participants who have taken part in the past range from walkers to Kenyan international athletes, but they all loved it and had very positive things to say about the event. We put that down to the volunteers who come out in droves to support the running of the event, from giving water, medals, making tea and coffee to directing traffic, the B-5 volunteers take enormous pride in their race and make it very a very special day for the runners.They are Cilles A.C. members and friends of the club. Race Day info pack is below.

T shirts are for the first 400 registered only - Please register early to avoid disappointment

Online Entry is Open!

Free T-Shirt for 400 to Register

When is the race held?

The B-5 road race will be held on Tuesday  July 16th 2019

What time does the race start at?

The Race will start at 8pm Sharp, Walkers 7:40pm

What is the race entry fee ?

€20  (+ fees)  for Individual Entry

€38 if you bring a Buddy!

If you are with a large group of 15 or more you can avail of our €17pp group entry fee

Late Entry after Midnight Saturday 13th will be €25.

Where can I see a map of the course?

A plan of the course is published on this page

When will I get my race number ?

You can collect your number and pins on Sunday 14th July  in St Colmcilles GAA club between 4pm and 6pm or on race day in from Tescos at 6pm

On the night please ensure that you collect your number before 7pm.

Be mindful of the fact that there may be traffic delays particularly around the village of Bettystown on the day of the race so leave plenty of time to get to the race venue

Should I wear my number on the front or the back?

Your race number should always be worn on the front, on your singlet/t-shirt, not on your shorts.

This will facilitate the reading of the chip at the finish line and giving you an accurate time.

What happens when I cross the finish line ?

 Please proceed immediately through the finish area to keep the finish line clear

Are there refreshments after the race ?

There will be refreshments and prize giving after the race in Laytown & Bettystown Golf club

Can I Listen to Music ?

For safety reasons music players are not allowed, participants must be aware of their surroundings at all times during the run

Can I push a buggy or walk with a dog in the race ?

Again for safety reasons buggies or pets are not allowed

What first aid facilities are available ?

On race day the Meath Civil Defence will be on duty. If you have any difficulty please notify a steward on the course

Does this race have an A.A.I. permit ?

Yes this race does have an A.A.I. permit

Are there toilets by the start ?

There are toilets available near the start and there are public toilets outside Funtasia , These are marked on the village map.

Will there be parking available ?

Please do not park in the Golf Club.

There are limited parking facilities in Bettystown village, no car parking at start/finish area. There is ample parking available on the beach, In Tesco Carpark, Funtasia, and the Anchorage “Supervalu” Carpark which is situated in the village.

Local athletes are urged to walk/jog to the event.

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