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Castleconnell Boat Club 5k and 10k is taking place from Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30 to raise much needed funds for their junior program. Castleconnell Boat Club 5k and 10k is taking place from Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30 to raise much needed funds for their junior program.

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Castleconnell Boat Club 5k and 10k Virtual Walk/Run

Castleconnell Boat Club 5k and 10k is taking place from Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30 to raise much needed funds for their junior program.

Castleconnell Boat Club 5k and 10k Virtual Walk/Run

By I Love Limerick correspondent Peter Cooney

Castleconnell Boat Club will be running a summer camp in compliance with the Government Guidelines for safety which runs from June 14 to August 23

Castleconnell Boat Club will be running a summer camp in compliance with the Government Guidelines for safety which runs from June 14 to August 23.

Castleconnell Boat Club are holding a virtual 5k and 10k from Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30 to raise much needed funds for their junior program.

The price of this event is €18 to register for the 10k Run/ Walk and €10 to register for the virtual 5k Run/ Walk. Participants will be required to submit their time to the Facebook Page ‘Castleconnell 10k Run & Walk’ after their run. Each event will run over the course of one weekend so there will be plenty of opportunity to get your time submitted.

The Castleconnell Boat Club are stating that everyone who enters into this event must adhere to the latest social distancing and HSE guidelines in relation to Covid-19.

Castleconnell Boat Club was founded 30 years ago and is situated in a unique and picturesque location on the banks of the River Shannon in the village of Castleconnell, Co. Limerick and takes advantage of a beautiful stretch of water between O’Brien’s Bridge and World’s End. It is only 6 miles from Limerick City and 3 miles from the University of Limerick.

Over the years the club has become deeply immersed and has become a central part of the local community. They have also built up a close working relationship with the University of Limerick and share their valuable facilities and resources as the need arises.

In addition to this news, Castleconnell Boat Club will be running a Summer Camp in compliance with the Government Guidelines for safety which begins from June 14 to August 23 (Linked Below).

The club runs Summer camps every year, for young people aged from 11 – 16. The camps are great fun and are a fantastic introduction to rowing, with many of their club rowers having their first taste of rowing at the camps and continuing on rowing with the club.

This year the Summer camps run from Monday to Friday from 11am to 2pm and are on at various weeks throughout the summer from June to August.

To register for the 5k and 10k Virtual Walk/Run go HERE

To register for the Summer Camp go HERE

For more stories on Castleconnell Boat Club go HERE 

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