Frequently Asked Questions
Yes follow us on Facebook and keep abreast of the latest news about the Cook Medical Women’s Mini Marathon.
Cheques should be made out to Ormond.
Unfortunately no refunds will be made if people fail to show.
Yes we welcome school groups and many such groups have generated much
needed funds through the Cook Medical Women’s Mini Marathon in recent years.
While this is a Women’s event we also welcome men who are brave enough to
come along and run or walk in drag in order to raise funds for their chosen charity. Please note however that prizes are for women only.
Yes late entries will be accepted on the day between 10:00am and 11:30AM but late entries cannot be guaranteed a race shirt as we have to confirm numbers well in advance of race day. So the advice is to enter well before race day.
This race is capped at 3000 entries so late entry is not guaranteed. Once all places are sold we can no longer sell any further entries.
The 10KM race will start at 12:00 noon
The 5KM will start at 12:30
The start area is adjacent to the University of Limerick Arena in Castletroy, Limerick.
Yes, not to be missed, from 11:20 beside the Arena Building.
After the 11:20 Warm-up.
Participants must wear a race number.
Yes as well as the baby in the buggy, however, people with dogs or buggies will be required to stay behind the runners / walkers.
Refunds will be permitted in certain circumstances up to 1 month prior to the event. If you request a refund please contact the event in writing.
No refunds will be offered inside one month of the event.
Cancellations will be accepted up to one week before the event. In such cases these entries can be deferred to the following year of the event.
No cancellations or deferrals will be permitted inside one week of the event.
Race numbers, Race Shirts and Goodie Bags can be collected at the UL Arena
on Saturday 29th September between 11:00 to 2:00PM and from the UL Arena from 10:00 on Sunday morning September 30th.
Receipt from your online registration or Valid ID will be required.
No, for insurance reasons, numbers may only be used by people who have
There are a number of Car Parks on Campus at the University of Limerick that can be viewed from this link http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/848567151.pdf
Neither the East Gate Car Park (No.9) nor the Car Park immediately adjacent to the Arena Building (No. 10) will be available to race participants on the day. Please arrive in good time and obey the event marshals on the day.
Yes, Water station at approx 4.5k fro those doing the 10KM.
Water will also be at the Finish Area on the track.
All start together, runners at the front, walkers behind.
Midnight Saturday 29th September.
Yes, there will be prize money for 1st three finishers in the 10KM as follows:
1st – €200
2nd – €100
3rd – €75
There are no prizes for the 5KM.
The Prize giving will take place at the UL Track at 12:45
At the Start, at 5.5km and at the Finish area.
Money from entry fees is used to cover the significant costs to Limerick Athletic Club of hosting this event. Everything from Insurance to Water to t-shirts and much more is paid for from Entry Fees. The event also provides essential funding to Limerick Athletic Club to operate on an annual basis.