The town of Claremorris and surrounding areas are busy this morning with over 400 runners and cyclist to take part in the annual Land of the Giants Duathlon.

Sign in for all participants is underway at the Mc William Park Hotel Kilcolman Rd from 8am until 10am this morning.

Runners will gather at the Square in Claremorris from 10.10am and the event will start at 10.30am. The Square, James St and Ballinrobe Roads will be affected for approx 1.5hrs.

The cyclists will use the Mayfields Rd to Colleran cross roads taking a left to Carramore and the Country club where they will rejoin the Ballinrobe/ Claremorris rd. (R332) Participants will Finish at the Square from  approx 11.30-12.30pm.

Organisers regret any inconvenience caused.

Padraig Marrey  is the event organizer and he told Midwest News this morning about the excitement around Claremorris.


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