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Great Pink Run Kilkenny - FAQs

The date for the 2020 Great Pink Run with Avonmore Slimline Milk is Sunday 18th October in Castle Park, Kilkenny.

A fundraising page is automatically created when you register online.

You must register online to obtain your place in the race.

There is an option at registration to register an Under 10 for just 5€. Under 10s will not receive a t-shirt but they will get a medal and a race number

No the event is not chip timed. There will be two clocks at the finish line with gun time for both the 5KM and the 10KM distances.

T-shirt collections details to be added at a later date.

T-shirts can be collected at race number collection as detailed above.

Yes – Key / bag (Max 10l i.e. Small Bag) drop will be available should you chose to use it. Stickers will be provided at the bag drop and you should put your race number and label onto you bag before you present it at key / bag drop area. To collect your keys / bag after the race you will need your bib number so that we can easily identify you.

Yes we will have portaloo facilities available at the assembly point and a very limited number at approximately 2km & 4km into the 5km lap.

Monies raised through sponsorship can be lodged directly to the BCI Bank Account Allied Irish Banks Name Ac: Breast Cancer Ireland A/C: 32264048 Sort: 93-10-12 Or can be forwarded to Ms Samantha McGregor, Breast Cancer Ireland, 36 Mount Street Upper, Dublin 2.

Your personal online registration page will be created at registration with EverydayHero.

The 10km will start promptly at 12.00 noon. The 5k will commence at 12.40. The Great Pink Run is all about including everyone and having fun as well as raising much needed funds for this worthwhile charity. As it is also a race, there will be 3 different speed categories and we are likely to do several wave starts to spread out the field.

Competitive Runner (Typically less than 5 mins / km)

Running for Fun (Typically 5 – 7 mins / km) – This is the main section for all shapes and forms of runner.

Joggers & walkers (Typically 8+mins / km) – This is for those wishing to take their time. Those participating with children/ scooters / strollers are requested to please start the race at the very back of the 5km field and keep children under your control.

We will have a water station at the 5k mark for those running the 10k and after the finish line for all participants. It is advisable for all runners to either bring water themselves or make sure they are well hydrated in advance. Please dispose of any bottles you may carry on the course at the main event HQ area only to avoid littering along the route through the park. Water will be available for all participants after the race finish.

We want men, women and children participating in this day. Everyone knows someone that has been affected by Breast Cancer. Use this event to come out and support them. Investment in research is critical in making a difference. Help us in our race for a cure.

Yes the entrance fee for children under 18 years of age is €15 and children under 10 years can participate in the 5km Strollers / walking section for just €5. Note entry for U10′s is will receive a medal at the finish line but not a t-shirt.

Yes, you can change up or down on the day.

Yes – You can register until midnight October 18th online. Registration will also be available on the day but only for cash transactions.

We have differing entry charges depending on date registered.

You should try to wear at least one Pink item for the race. It can be anything you like but we encourage everyone to pink it up as much as possible! There will be a prize for our “Best Dressed in Pink” Check out our web www.greatpinkrun.ie gallery for ideas on how to turn yourself pink!

Don’t worry. You can do it at whatever pace you choose. Participation in the event is what counts.

After each Run is completed, participants will receive a medal marking the occasion.

There is no minimum age – We are encouraging all the family to participate. If you have a baby, push him/her in the buggy! There is no time limit to the race so we encourage you to participate with your little ones in what could be their first sports event but please go in the 5km event and start at the back of the main field!

Yes all of the proceeds from the race will be going to BCI. All costs associated with this event have been kindly covered by the Sponsors on board.

A fundraising page is automatically created when you register online. You can share this page with family and friends and they can donate to Breast Cancer Ireland.

Everydayhero is the online fundraising platform supporting Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run 2020. Using everydayhero is safe and secure. Once you register on www.Greatpinkrun.ie, you will receive a specific Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run online Fundraising page which will automatically be set up for you if you wish to fundraise.

To access your page please go to https://everydayhero.com/ie/sign-in. Please use the email you signed up with at the point of registration for the Great Pink Run. If you cannot remember your password please click “Forgot Your Password”. Once you access your page you can share your page with friends and family to encourage them to donate to you.

Sorry but there are no refunds available once you have entered online as this is a charity event.

As part of your registration for the Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run, you will automatically receive an online fundraising page with everydayhero.

How do I link my fitness apps Fitbit, MapMyFitness & Strava to my everydayhero page?

Everydayhero is partnered with Fitbit, MapMyFitness & Strava which means you can link your fundraising page to these fitness apps and your page will then be updated every time you complete an activity. That way your donors can see how you’re getting on. Fundraisers who use this feature raise an average 46% more!

Linking your app to your page is easy, just follow the steps in this video – https://vimeo.com/195456147 for Fitbit, MapMyFitness or Strava.

Everydayhero is partnered with Fitbit, MapMyFitness & Strava which means you can link your fundraising page to these fitness apps and your page will then be updated every time you complete an activity. That way your donors can see how you’re getting on. Fundraisers who use this feature raise on average 46% more!

Linking your app to your page is easy, just follow the steps in this video – https://vimeo.com/195456147 for Fitbit, MapMyFitness or Strava.

If you have any questions about the Great Pink Run please contact us at greatpinkrunkk@gmail.com

If you have an issue that is related to your Breast Cancer Ireland Great Pink Run everydayhero fundraising page, the dedicated everydayhero support team are available if you need help with your fundraising page, making a donation, or anything else relating to everydayhero.

Take a look at their FAQ’s at https://everydayherouk.zendesk.com/hc/en-gb#fundraiser-or-donor#welcome for all the technical advice, as well as their top tips for giving your fundraising a boost!

If you can’t find what you’re looking for please contact help@everydayhero.ie or call 1890-92-99-44.

For any race queries not answered on this website you can e-mail us at greatpinkrunkk@gmail.com

Breast Cancer Ireland are extremely grateful to all our Sponsors for their support of this years event.
All funds now raised will go directly to assist our ongoing research and awareness efforts nationally.

Thank you!