Monday, June 9, 2014

Braveheart 2014

The 5th Trim AC Braveheart Trail Race will be chip timed and staged over a 5 kilometer course on Friday, 13th June at 8pm. There will be e technical t-shirt for the first 350 entries. This unique event will be staged along the banks of the Boyne and will take in many of the medieval sites of the town through the Porchfields. The heritage trails of Trim are an excellent leisure resource, and always prove popular with runners including locations which featured in the blockbuster film, Braveheart. Childrens races will be held at 7pm, €2 per child on the line.

In recent years this race has raised substantial funding for the recently opened Cystic Fibrosis patient support unit attached to Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. In 2013 the club also made a donation to the Laura Lynn Childrens Hospice (the only children hospice in Ireland).

The first Meath runner across the line receives the Larry Daly Perpetual Trophy. This award had been presented by Larry himself, who was a founding member of the club, for the first three years of the event. alas in 2014 Larry Daly passed away just days before the race. This year the award will be presented by his daughter, Louise Cotter who is a carrying on the family links to the club as a juvenile coach.

Registration on the night will be at the Diocesan Hall, Loman St Trim opposite St Patricks Church of Ireland or online here

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