Event Details

  • Location
  • Race Type 10k Run, 5k Run, 5km, 5km Walk
  • Date 14-09-2019
  • Time 10:30
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Westport 40 is a bumper festival of athletics to celebrate Westport Athletics Club’s 40th anniversary. 

The weekend will commence with the Mile Festival, Friday, September 13th, Westport Track, 6 pm.  This is a series of mile races to celebrate Ireland’s glory days of mile running 40 years ago, for ages from 8 to 80, with a show stopping club senior male and female mile. Registration for this event is available on the night at Westport Track.

 

On Saturday 14th September, the celebrations will continue with a 5K fun run suitable for all the family and our main event – a 10K race with an unrivalled top prize of €1,000 for the first male and female athlete, and a total prize fund for all races of €10,000.

 

10k PRIZES

The first 6 men and women home will win cash prizes:

Women 1st – €1,000 2nd – €500 3rd – €250 4th – €150 5th – €125 6th – €100
Men 1st – €1,000 2nd – €500 3rd – €250 4th – €150 5th – €125 6th – €100

 

The first two in each category will win cash prizes:

Women & Men

1st Wheelchair O-40 O-45 O-50 O-55 O-60 O-65 U-20 €60 each
2nd Wheelchair O-40 O-45 O-50 O-55 O-60 O-65 U-20 €40 each

 

Team Prizes

Teams can include Senior, Junior or Masters athletes and will be 3 to score (aggregate times). There will not be separate Masters team prizes.

Women’s Team 1st – €100 2nd – €80 3rd – €60
Men’s Team 1st – €100 2nd – €80 3rd – €60

 

U-20 teams: 3 to score (aggregate times).

U-20 Women’s Team 1st – €100
U-20 Men’s Team 1st – €100

 

The first 200 entrants will receive a uniquely designed t-shirt.

 

 

5k FUN RUN PRIZES / MEDALS

The first 200 entrants will receive a uniquely designed t-shirt.

There will be cash prizes for the first 3 Women and Men home, and lots of spot prizes for randomly selected runners!

 

 

MILE FESTIVAL PRIZES / CERTIFICATES

Each runner will receive a special Westport 40 commemorative certificate with name and time for the mile. Kids races: first 3 in each group (girls and boys) will receive trophies. Senior races will have cash prizes.

 

ROUTES

Links to the 10k & 5k Routes will be posted on the Westport 40 event page on Facebook.

 

 

REGISTRATION / BAG DROP / REFRESHMENTS / BBQ

10k & 5k Registration will be from 9am Saturday at Westport Leisure Park in the Town Centre. Bag drop available. Light refreshments and prize giving afterwards the Leisure Park. There will be a post-race Barbeque on Saturday evening.

 

Make plans now for a fantastic weekend of racing in Westport!

 

Choose your favourite event and enter today.

  • Mile Festival, 6pm Friday night 13th September – registration on Westport Track only.
  • 5K Family and Fun Run, 10.30 am start, Westport Town Centre.  A gentle run through Westport, Westport Quay and Westport House for people of all ages and abilities.  Special commemorative medal. Adult Entry €10 + processing fee. U-16 Entry €5 on the day. Family Entry €20 on the day.
  • 10K Celebration Race, 11:00 am start, Westport Town Centre. A fast race towards Croagh Patrick to Westport Quay and Westport House.  Fantastic first, place, team, category prizes. Entry €20 + processing fee. First 200 entrants receive a uniquely designed t-shirt.

 

 

What day is this event?

  • The Mile Festival is on Friday, September 13th, Westport Track, 6 pm. Registration for this event is available on the night at Westport Track.
  • The 5k & 10k Events will take place on Saturday 14th September starting at 11.00am

 

 

What are the Prizes?

 

10k PRIZES

The first 6 men and women home will win cash prizes:

Women 1st - €1,000 2nd – €500 3rd - €250 4th - €150 5th - €125 6th - €100
Men 1st - €1,000 2nd – €500 3rd - €250 4th - €150 5th - €125 6th - €100

 

The first two in each category will win cash prizes:

Women & Men

1st Wheelchair O-40 O-45 O-50 O-55 O-60 O-65 U-20 €60 each
2nd Wheelchair O-40 O-45 O-50 O-55 O-60 O-65 U-20 €40 each

 

Team Prizes

Teams can include Senior, Junior or Masters athletes and will be 3 to score (aggregate times). There will not be separate Masters team prizes.

Women’s Team 1st - €100 2nd – €80 3rd - €60
Men’s Team 1st - €100 2nd – €80 3rd - €60

 

U-20 teams: 3 to score (aggregate times).

U-20 Women’s Team 1st - €100
U-20 Men’s Team 1st - €100

 

5k FUN RUN PRIZES

There will be cash prizes for the first 3 Women and Men home, and lots of spot prizes for randomly selected runners!

 

MILE FESTIVAL PRIZES

Kids races: first 3 in each group (girls and boys) will receive trophies. Senior races will have cash prizes.

 

 

Where can I see the Routes? 

Links to the 10k & 5k Routes will be posted on the Westport 40 event page on Facebook.

 

 

Is there a bag drop facility?

For the 5/10k events, there is a bag drop facility available at Westport Leisure Park in the Town Centre.

Your email will go directly to the race organisers. If you do not receive a timely response please do not hesitate to contact us on info@popupraces.ie