The Ballyhooly Colour Run took place in the village last Saturday morning. Organisers had no weather concerns and there was a large turnout of participants – with quite a few travelling from different parts of Ireland to take part.

The colour run concept has been around a long time and while the idea of being showered in coloured powder doesn't do much for an elite athlete, young runners in particular can't get enough of it.

Some serious looking runners did take their place on the start line shortly after 10.30am, but they were outnumbered by loud, excited and up-for-it contestants who couldn't wait to get started. The overly enthusiastic dashed out the gates of Ballyhooly Community Field and a …


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