first_imgThe popular annual Finn Valley Spring 5k Series kicks off on Feb 15th continuing 22nd onwards to March 8th and 22nd.Once again there is an added innovative team dimension aimed at the many various Couch to 5k /Fit 4Life/Operation Transformation groups that have sprung up in pretty much every village in the area .Recreation running/walking whether engaged in to lose weight ,to become part of a healthier lifestyle indeed engaged for social community purposes is a win win in every respect . Series Director Patsy Mc Gonagle explains that ‘a Fit Team Challenge will provide an extra stimulus involving as many as indeed the group can enthuse on each day no limit but 10 to score on each day for their Team with Challenge cups for Men /Women separate at Series conclusion based on the 4 days .“It provides an extra outlet for the weekly programme and as they compare notes on their performance over a cuppa afterwards sets each squad up for another week all working and coming together as often as possible to provide the neccessary motivation,” he said.It’s estimated that there are as many as 35 to 40 such groups in Donegal alone .To underline the fun element of the challenge which will be tweaked year on year nobody that has at any point medalled at a championship at novice intermediate senior or Masters level in past 15 years will be scored in this Team Fit Challenge aspect of the events. It will be business as usual in every other aspect but this add on is aimed at the new recruits to the running /walking/jogging fraternity.Every other aspect of the race series remains the same as previous years with spot prizes each day for anyone who turns out .In 2014 the turnout on each day was somewhere between 300/400 . To pre enter its [email protected] or enquiries 0872226112.The final date offers an option of a 10k .as per 2014 . Entry fee 5 euros each day .DETAILS OF FINN VALLEY SPRING SERIES ANNOUNCED was last modified: January 24th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Finn Valley Spring Serieslast_img read more