Tag: Galway

Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon expects 750 competitors for 2013

The explosion in popularity of triathlons saw several hundred competitors take part in the inaugural Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon in 2012. The 2013 date has now been confirmed for Sunday 26th May at Lough Cutra Castle in Gort, Co. Galway and organisers are confidently expecting a large field based on the comparative growth of the Series. Races include the full Olympic distance plus shorter options meaning first timers and families are particularly well provided for in this attractive and private Read more [...]

Preparations continue for Kilconerion 5 miler on Feb 28th

Preparations continue for the Kilconerion 5 mile race due to take place on Saturday 28th Feb. The race will take place in Kilconerion gaa grounds . This run is in its second year and is a scenic loop through the historic Dunsandle estate grounds in Galway. The Estate was once the 2nd biggest house in Ireland behind Powerscourt but today lies in ruins. The run is over a demanding AAI measured 5 mile course which features some uphill as well as downhill sections. There are cash prizes for age group Read more [...]