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Streets of Portlaoise 2020


This popular 5km returns to the Streets of Portlaoise on St. Patricks day. It is also round one of this years Kia Race Series.

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Event Description:

The Streets of Portlaoise 5k Road Race takes place on Tuesday 17th March 2020 at 11.00am.  This years event is also the opening race of the KIA race series.


A fast flat course (AAI Measured & Permitted) with a great atmosphere attracting elite runners, walkers and joggers.


The race will start close to the old Centrepoint Shopping Centre on the Mountrath road, run down main street before heading out the ridge road, back up Mountmellick road, right up harpers lane and down the Mountrath road. The finish line will remain at the bottom of Main street Portlaoise.


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Top prizes for first 5 senior male and female and the following race categories O/40, O/45, O/50, O/55 & first Junior male/female (U/20). Course record cash prizes for both male and female Senior runners – €500 each. Medal for all participants.

Changing facilities, refreshments and prize giving in the hotel after race.