Businesses Urged To Take Part In 5k/10k Team Challenge

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Michell Greaney, Optimal Fitness, with runners from Aspen Grove. Photo by Dermot Crean

BUSINESSES in Tralee and all over the county are encouraged to get into training for an event which takes place this May.

Sponsored by Aspen Grove, the Optimal Fitness 5k/10k Challenge on May 7 welcomes both seasoned runners and beginners. It is aimed at encouraging social running among the business community.

“Overall wellness and improved productivity in the workplace is vitally important,” said Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness. “Employers can help improve this by encouraging their staff to train and partake in this event. If you are new to running, it will encourage ye to train and get fit together while taking the first steps towards completing a manageable 5k.”

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It will be predominantly a team challenge but also open to individual entries.

The official score for each team will be determined by the recorded times of the
registered teams members with accurate timing for all participants.  There will be trophies for the top three teams.

Entry fee per team is €80 for the 5k and €100 for the 10k with 15% from every entry going to MS Ireland. For all the details of the race click here

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