Category: Racing/Athletics

Take the Cara Bundoran Challenge 2015

Launched in 2010, The CARA Bundoran Challenge is now in its 5th successful year and is scheduled to take place for the weekend of 13th – 15th March 2015 in lovely Bundoran! Plenty of Time to get the running shoes on and get Training! Last year’s event attracted over 1,500 runners, joggers & walkers from all over Ireland and raised over €15,000 for The Marie Keating Foundation, Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice & NYP Bundoran. For 2015 all funds raised will go to very worthy charities Read more [...]

Are you tough enough to Run The Gauntlet?

Why not run the gauntlet in Killarney on Sunday 16th November at 9am. Voted 30 out of the Top 50 Outdoor Events in 2011 by Outsider Magazine, this race starts covers 13.1 miles Over & Back The Gap of Dunloe finishing outside Kate Kearney’s Cottage. It is open to runners and walkers. You can register online, on the day or on the previous day at Race Pick Up. On Saturday 15th, Race Pick Up is in Randles Court Hotel. They offer participants discounted accommodation rates also. There is a Read more [...]

Have you got the Grit for Gullion?

The popular King of Gullion 10k Challenge is back for its second year on Sunday 2nd November 2014. Following from the success of last year’s event, this year’s race promises to be bigger and better than before! Starting at 12 Midday, the King of Gullion 10k Challenge is a chipped race from the Courtyard around mountain roads and trails where participants can enjoy the spectacular scenery in the Ring of Gullion before finishing again at the Courtyard. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs Read more [...]

Beat your PB at the new Maynooth 5k road run 2014

The Maynooth 5km Road Race, sponsored by OFS Ltd and Avenue Cafe Maynooth, is a newly structured race run by North Kildare Club in County Kildare which will take place on Sunday 14th September. The race will have: A Flat course (Ideal for PB's) Chip Timing (Precision Timing) Cash Prizes (Usual Categories) Prize Fund in excess of €1500 Usual Male and Female Categories: Senior, O40, O45, O50, Junior (15-19 years) and Teams of 3. Race Route: Kilcock-Maynooth Road (R-148) Registration/Race Read more [...]

Trailblazers trek Glendalough to fight blindness

Registration is now open for the Glendalough Trail run in aid of Irish patient-led charity Fighting Blindness The Glendalough Trail takes place in Laragh, Co. Wicklow on Saturday, November 1, at 11am. This is the fifth year of the Glendalough Trail, which offers a 15.5km run and a 10km jog/walk option. Fighting Blindness is calling on walkers, runners and joggers of all abilities to take part in this off-road challenge along stunning forest trails through the Wicklow Mountains National Park. Read more [...]

Carlanstown Mini Marathon

The Carlanstown Mini Marathon will take place on Sunday 6th July at 1:00pm. This is the 4th year that this successful 10k race will take place with proceeds going towards the Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre. The race will be chip timed and starts at Kiernan's pub in the county Meath village. Everyone taking park will receive a medal and for a fun side, males are encouraged to dress up with a prize for the best-dressed person. After the walk/run is a free Barbeque and music. Online registration Read more [...]

Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon

The Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon takes place in Connemara along the Western Way enjoying the splendor of the Maumturk mountains and the Twelve Bens from Killary to Maam Bridge on Saturday 9th August 2014. Experience the beauty of Connemara on this road and cross-country event with a choice of a full or half marathon. Participants will enjoy the splendour of both the Maumturk Mountains and Twelve Bens while walking along the Western Way. The highest point of the walk Read more [...]

St. Patrick’s Festival 5k Road Race Launched

The popular St. Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race & Family Fun Run takes place again this year on Sunday, 16th March next – the eve of St. Patrick’s Day.

One of the leading events in the busy St. Patrick’s Festival calendar, it is organised by Metropolitan Harriers & St. Brigid’s Athletic Club in co-operation with Dublin City Council and An Garda Síochána. Once again, this year’s race director will be legendary athlete and Senator, Eamonn Coghlan whose late father Bill Read more [...]