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Sun, 14:00

All Ireland Wheelbarrow Championship

Date and Time

Sun 23 September 2018
14:00 - 17:00

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IT Sligo,
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In Association with North Sligo AC and Friends of Sligo University Hospital - To raise funds for a Bereavement Room for the Maternity Ward in Sligo University Hospital.

The event will involve racing people with wheelbarrows, teams of two (male, female, all over 18Y) will race distance 100m long, 8 races with best 2 teams from each race progressing to semi-finals and then the final, where All Ireland Champion will be confirmed. Teams will be required to weigh in and handicap weighting system will apply. Races will be refereed and marshalled to ensure fair play. There will be a pre-race parade of all teams to show form and strength and a bookie system in operation to allow the public to bet on their favourites. Wheelbarrows provided on the day. Cost per team €50, please secure your place by purchasing your ticket as entries are very limited.

This event is free for the general public to attend and support. There will be different activities for all ages, face painting, ice cream, sweets, food, coffee/tea, DJ and lots of fun.

Please support this great event on the day for a good cause.

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Key event information


  • Family friendly
  • Buggy friendly


  • Disable access-friendly
  • Disabled parking spaces