Baliniska race concludes Furey 5k Series

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The popular Furey Insurances 5K six race series kicked-off on the Bay Road circuit last April and after successful visits to Lisnagelvin, Buncrana, Culmore and Carndonagh since then, it concludes tomorrow night (Wednesday) on the familiar Baliniska/Branch road circuit.

Race headquarters is at the Templemore Sports Complex and entries will be taken there from 6 p.m. with the race start in the Baliniska Industrial Estate at 7.30 p.m.

The usual big turnout is expected with the added attraction of the final race resolving the identities of the overall category winners, accommodating the presentation of the souvenir t-shirts - for all who will have completed a minimum of four races - and, of course, setting up an exciting night’s racing for both participants and spectators.

Wednesday’s race is sponsored by The Healthy Way store in Guildhall Place and Noel and Cathy King will be on hand with samples of their health and nutrition wares which will be of interest to runners of all abilities.

Sean Furey of overall series sponsors, Furey Insurances will also be present to hand over the series awards and the much acclaimed post-race refreshments will be available back at the Complex from 8.30 p.m.

Online entry is still available, up to 9 p.m. tonight (Tuesday), by emailing your name, date of birth, age on race day and club, if any to

The race entry fee can be paid and the race pack picked up from 6 p.m. at race HQ tomorrow.

A great night is guaranteed, the competition should be terrific right down the field and just who’s who in the pecking order should all unfold on the two lap circuit.

So whether you are a 15 minute performer or a 30 minute man/woman, or somewhere in between, make sure you get yourself and your racing shoes to the start line tomorrow night.