Please be advised that following a review of the rules pertaining to the Marathon the following will apply for the event this weekend:
The Event will be a Team event with an individual element included.
Counties that have entered numbers less than the number required to make up a team may compete in the individual element this year.
After the National Festival the rules will be reviewed and Counties will be advised accordingly.
Please advise your participant Areas accordingly.
Event Type – Team Event
Age Category - U16 Over 14
Panel Details: Panel of 4 Boys / Girls
All Panel Members Should Compete
1. At county level the first four (4) competitors over the finish line, will represent their county at the National Festival in both the Boys and Girls Marathon.
2. At the National Festival the marathon (boys & girls) will be regarded as an individual event and a team event with 3 of the 4 runners to score per county. The total score per county to determine the result.
3. Prizes of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th places will be awarded for both the individual and team events
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Thank you so much to the thousands of children, their family, their friends. Also a huge thanks to our large cohort of volunteers and organisers! We had a very successful Weekend 1. For all our results please click here and all our photos are available on our Flickr page and on our facebook page. To read our Press Release from the Weekend please go to our News Page.
We are looking forward to doing it all again next week!
Thanks to Michael Moore Car Sales in Athlone we have wheels for the Community Games Festival! This is a huge help to us in helping us co-ordinate this massive event!
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