WORLD AND EUROPEAN MASTERS FINALIST CATHEY MCCOURT LAUNCHES THE 35TH PODIUM 4 SPORT SEELEY CUP 10K
12 September 2016
Belfast based sports retailer Podium 4 Sport is delighted to announce that they will continue as lead sponsor of the Seeley Cup 10K organised by Willowfield Harriers, which is celebrating its 35th year. The race takes place on Saturday 26 November starting in Ormeau Park, Belfast (2.30 pm) and is the 2016 NI & Ulster 10K Road Race Championships.
Almost 950 runners completed last year’s race through the beautiful surrounds of Ormeau Park with Clonliffe’s, Gary Murray taking the Men’s title and Letterkenny’s Ann-Marie McGlynn the Women’s.
Helping launch the 2016 event is World and European Masters Competitor 2015, Cathy McCourt of North Belfast Harriers, and Willowfield’s Gary Morrow. With Cathy’s strong racing year, she is setting her sights on the podium for this upcoming race. Seen by many as one of the premier road races of the road running calendar, this is an ideal opportunity to test herself against the very best road runners in the north of Ireland and beyond.
Podium 4 Sport have extensive experience in providing expert advice regarding athletics, particularly relating to endurance running. The Montgomery Road store boasts a group highly trained staff who are available to provide Video Gait Analysis. Podium 4 Sport are proud to cater to the needs of all runners, stocking a varied selection of running gear from leading brands.
Craig Allen, Marketing Manager of Podium 4 Sport comments "Podium 4 Sport are delighted to once again support this wonderful race which is considered by many in Northern Ireland to be a highlight of the racing year. The commitment and dedication to the sport shown by Willowfield Harriers truly reflects the core values held Podium 4 Sport. Sport is not just our business, it is our passion."
To reward their efforts on race day all participants will be given 10% off their next purchase at the Podium 4 Sport Montgomery Road store. To avail of this offer runners simply need to present their 2016 Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10K race number at the checkout.
There is a total prize fund of over £1500 and many of Northern Ireland's top road racers will be in action. The 10K route has been officially measure and will be run under Athletics Northern Ireland rules.
Participants will receive a performance t-shirt and the race will be timed by ChampionChip Ireland. Online entry is available HERE and is capped at 1000 runners.