The Munster Juvenile Even Age, U/23 & Novice Cross Country Championships will take place on Sunday 21st October in Beaufort, Co. Kerry commencing at 12 noon. The schedule of events on Sunday is in reverse order to that of the recent Cork County Novice in Carrignavar, Juveniles at noon, Novice Men at 2pm and Novice Women at 2.30pm.
All race numbers can be collected from the Community Centre which is located opposite the Beaufort GAA Grounds (Páirc Uí Chocláin). If you are coming from the Cork direction, take the relief road around Killarney and take the N72 for Killorglin. After Fossa, pass the turn off left for Gap of Dunloe and take the next left. Cross the River Laune and from there it’s about 600m to Beaufort village. Turn right at the village and the Beaufort Community Centre is 500m down the road of the left, opposite the GAA Grounds.
Google Maps Coordinates: 52.068661,-9.640235
(Open Google Maps, copy the above numbers exactly, paste into the search box and hit enter)
Beaufort (Lios an Phúca) Parish is situated in picturesque Mid-Kerry. It is surrounded by the majestic McGillycuddy Reeks which boasts Ireland highest mountain Carrauntoohil (3414 feet). McGillycuddy Reeks has many more notable peaks over 3000 feet high, makes this a mecca for Mountain climbers and hill walkers. The main river of our Parish is the River Laune, famous for it’s brown trout and salmon fishing. This beautiful clean slow flowing river drains the Killarney Lakes and after a 14 mile course empties itself into Dingle Bay.