10k FAQs

When will the “Run for Ollie, Milltown 10k take place?
The race is on Saturday 15th June 2019 in Milltown, Tuam, Co. Galway.

Where can we stay nearby?
The best place for Accommodation is either Tuam or Claremorris

How much does it cost to enter?
The entry fee is €25

What do I get for the €25
Each person will receive a technical running t-shirt, a medal on completion, a bottle of water along with a Banana or orange on finishing the run.

Will there be on the day Entries?
You can enter on Friday 14th June from 6-9pm or on Saturday 15th from 11-2.30pm

Where do I pick up my race number and chip?
You can pick up the Race pack from the Community centre in Milltown on either Friday evening or Saturday morning before the race.

What’s the difference between entering the event and registration?
Entering is when you enter the event online and registration takes place on the day of the race.

Can I enter on the day?

 Are there finishers medals?
Yes there are.

How do I enter?
Online. Visit the registration page here or download and post your entry form into the address on the form.

Can I enter and walk the course?
Yes. You can enter and walk the Run for Ollie 10km course. If you are walking the full 10km course please enter the walker category and start at the back of the field

Am I a runner or a walker?
If you plan to walk the entire course you are a walker. Otherwise you are a runner.

When does the race start?
The race starts at 3.00pm sharp.

Is there a minimum age?
Yes. You must be 14 yrs of age to do the 10k run .

Will I get an official finishing time?
Yes. The event is chipped time by red tag timing and if you give your correct phone number on registration you will receive a txt with your time and place. The results will also appear on www.friendsofollie.com and www.athenryac.com

Where do the races start?
The race starts in the Millbrook estate on the Dunmore road. It will be signposted and any Marshall will direct you.

Will the roads be closed?
We work closely with the Gardaí and Marshalls on the route to minimize any traffic on the route, but for the majority of the event the roads will be closed

Can I wear IPods etc during the run?
No it is not recommended to wear earphones on the route for Health and Safety concerns

Will there be toilets?
There will be several toilets at the start/finish

Should I wear my race number to the front or back?
Please wear your race number to the front.

Will there be water stations on the course?
Yes, there will be 3 water stations on the route

Will there be refreshments available after the race?
Yes, there’ll be tea, coffee, Sandwiches and treats available in Sheridan’s Lounge located close to the end of the race

Will there be showers available after the race?
Yes there will be showering facilities available in the Milltown Gaa for all in designated Male/Female dressing rooms

When will I receive race day info?
We will be in touch with all entrants during the week before the race by email with up to date race day information. Please also check this website and the event Facebook page

When will the results be available?
Results will be posted on this website shortly after the event.

Are results based on Gun time or Net Time?
All results are based on Gun time

What are the prize categories?

Any further questions please e-mail us on friendsofollie@gmail.com
or call us on 086 3884005