Get ready for charity lakes race and fun run

Lord Mayor of Armagh, Darryn Causby joins Cathy Devlin, Sheelin McKeagney, Chair Craigavon Heart Town; Padraic McKeever, House of Sport and Daryn Greene, CouncilSports Development Officer at The Launch of Craigavon 10K 

Craigavon Lakes Craigavon Co.Armagh
28 April 2016
CREDIT: LiamMcArdle.com
Lord Mayor of Armagh, Darryn Causby joins Cathy Devlin, Sheelin McKeagney, Chair Craigavon Heart Town; Padraic McKeever, House of Sport and Daryn Greene, CouncilSports Development Officer at The Launch of Craigavon 10K Craigavon Lakes Craigavon Co.Armagh 28 April 2016 CREDIT: LiamMcArdle.com

Runners are being urged to get their shoes at the ready and sign up for the annual Craigavon Lakes 10km race and fun run on Wednesday, June 1.

Organised by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council, the route starts and finishes at Craigavon Watersports Centre and will take in the pathways around Craigavon Lakes.

A specially carved wooden chair has been unveiled at the Secret Garden, Edenvilla Park in memory of former council town clerk/chief executive, the late Eric McKinley to mark his committed work with The Northern Ireland Amenity Council. Pictured are guests who attended the event including (gathered around chair) Paul McKinley, son, Edwina McKinley, wife, Roger Wilson, council chief executive,  Mayor of ABC Council, Councillor Darryn Causby, Doreen Muskett, president of the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, and Ruth McKinley, sister. INPT18-202

A specially carved wooden chair has been unveiled at the Secret Garden, Edenvilla Park in memory of former council town clerk/chief executive, the late Eric McKinley to mark his committed work with The Northern Ireland Amenity Council. Pictured are guests who attended the event including (gathered around chair) Paul McKinley, son, Edwina McKinley, wife, Roger Wilson, council chief executive, Mayor of ABC Council, Councillor Darryn Causby, Doreen Muskett, president of the Northern Ireland Amenity Council, and Ruth McKinley, sister. INPT18-202

For those who don’t fancy 10km, there will also be a 5km fun run and a 1km family challenge.

Proceeds will go to British Heart Foundation Northern Ireland Mending Broken Hearts Appeal and sponsorship forms are available on request.

The family fun run will kick off proceedings at 6.50pm with the 1km Family Challenge, followed by the 5km and 10km from 7pm.

The closing date for applications is Monday, May 30. Applications can be obtained from council leisure centres, sports development on 028 3831 1692 or register online at www.athleticsni.org.

There will be no registrations on the night. The check-in desks will open at 5.30pm and close at 6.45pm sharp.