Saturday, July 09, 2016

Jimmy Byrne Vintage Run 2016

The Jimmy Byrne Annual Vintage Run 2016 is being held in Crookstown/Ballitore on the weekend of 23/24 July, writes Brian Byrne.

The event is a fundraiser for St Brigid’s Hospice on The Curragh and for the Alzheimer Unit at St Vincent’s in Athy.

The Saturday events get going with a Duck Race on the River Greese at 6pm, followed at 8pm by a Barrel Race from Crookstown School to Ballitore Square. There will be music on the street afterwards.

Registration on the Sunday 24th for the Vehicle Run starts at 12pm entry fee €20, and the Run itself begins at 1.30pm. Music and Family Fun events start at 2pm, including a barbecue and pig on a spit. A charity auction takes place at 4.30pm.

More information from Jimmy at 086 1600827, Cora on 085 8153401 or Nicola on 086 0678845.