Kerry

The Good Friday Run 

Friday, 18 April 2014 - 6:30pm
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Kerry
Road Race
5 miles

 The Good Friday Run is a 5 mile road race through the streets of Killarney Town, Co. Kerry.

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WILD WEST RUN 

Saturday, 1 March 2014 - 11:00am
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Kerry
Running

 WILD WEST RUN – SAT 1 MARCH, 2014 Due to the very positive reaction from runners after this year’s WILD WEST RUN, the race on SAT 1 MARCH, 2014 will follow the same circuit – the race will start at Moll’s Gap and continue through the Black Valley onwards towards Lord Brandon’s Cottage and Killarney’s Upper Lake – from here runners will continue towards Galway’s Bridge using ‘the Kerry Way’ all the way back to Kenmare. The entire route is in an area of OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY. This route is suitable for competitors of all abilities.
2014 RACE DETAILS LOCATION - KERRY - Moll’s Gap to Kenmare DISTANCE – 15M RACE HEADQUARTERS - KENMARE PRE-RACE ASSEMBLY POINT - MOLLS GAP COACH PARK - 10 30AM OFFICIAL RACE START TIME - 11am OFFICIAL RACE START POINT – 1 mile approx from Molls Gap on descent into Black Valley. Runners will be escorted here on foot from Assembly Point by Marshalls
RACE REGISTRATION/GOODY BAG COLLECTION KENMARE VILLAGE 07 30 – 09 30 on race morning. Location details of RACE HQ to follow. Race pack will contain race number, ‘tech tees’, gels etc ALL COMPETITORS SHOULD REGISTER IN KENMARE AT THIS TIME – INCLUDING THOSE WHO INTEND TO TRAVEL TO MOLLS GAP BY THEIR OWN MEANS. 09 45AM - Runners needing coach will be transferred by coach from Race HQ in Kenmare. Only those who have prepaid for this option will be permitted on coaches. 10 45AM - Runners will be escorted on foot to OFFICIAL RACE START POINT which is approx 1m from Molls Gap Coach Park. EXCESS RUNNING GEAR - Runners should put all excess gear in a clearly marked bag and leave on coaches. These will be then brought back to Kenmare Race HQ for post race collection. No valuables. ROUTE - FROM RACE START POINT RUNNERS WILL CONTINUE VIA COUNTRY ROADS TO THE BLACK VALLEY, LORD BRANDON’S COTTAGE - ALONG THE WESTERN SHORE OF KILLARNEY'S UPPER LAKE EVENTUALLY EMERGING AT LADIES VIEW. HERE YOU WILL BE ON THE ‘RING OF KERRY’ FOR ABOUT 100m. RUNNERS ARE ADVISED TO BE ESPECIALLY VIGILANT AT THIS POINT AND TO LISTEN TO OUR SAFETY MARSHALLS. AT THIS POINT IT WILL EFFECTIVELY BE ‘TRAIL’ ALL THE WAY TO KENMARE. THUS APPROX 60% TRAIL / 40% COUNTRY ROADS (ALMOST NO TRAFFIC) WATER AND REFUSE STATIONS PROVIDED. Trail shoes advisable though not essential FINISH – 1MILE NORTH OF KENMARE VILLAGE We wanted to keep the distance at 13.1m but, such is the nature of the rural roads and terrain, we feel this is the best option for a safe, yet challenging event. Also, the use of some ‘tarmac’ surfaces and longer ‘downhill’ stretches should ease the extra burden of 1.9miles SAFETY AND DIRECTIONAL MARSHALLS – All along the route MEDICAL TEAM – Galway’s Bridge WATER AND REFUSE STATIONS – Lord Brandon’s Cottage / Galway’s Bridge PRIZES – Excellent!!!!! Details to follow.. POST RACE PARTY VENUE – KENMARE (DETAILS TO FOLLOW) RACE UPDATES – Facebook page ‘WILD WEST RUN’ ; www.runireland.com and www.active.com WILD WEST RUN RACE ORGANISERS

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Run Killarney Marathon | 10K | Half | Full |

Saturday, 20 July 2013 - 9:10am
Contact Name: 
Oliver Kirwan
Contact Number: 
353879877880
Email: 
oliver.j.kirwan@gmail.com
Kerry
Running
Marathon

 Killarney Co. Kerry will play host to a festival of running with 3 great races on the same day to suit all levels of fitness - Full Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K.

Experience the breathtaking views of the Lakes of Killarney, Killarney National Park and the ring of Kerry.
This is one date for all running enthusiasts’ diaries. Run Killarney is open to everyone, men and women alike, at all levels of running experience; walkers, newcomers and people who just want a challenge and a great day out.

Why not come to the beautiful surrounds of Killarney National Park and make Run Killarney your next race on your summer racing calendar.

For further information and registration details visit www.runkillarneymarathon.com/index.php

Rás na Ríochta

Saturday, 20 July 2013 - 9:00am
Contact Name: 
Donal Dowd
Contact Number: 
066 9769244
Email: 
info@cappanalea.ie
Kerry
Adventure Races
10km or longer

This one day adventure race will take place at Cappanalea OEC Saturday 20th July 2013. It consists of three different disciplines Biking; Hill running and Canoeing. There are three race categories to choose from depending on your adventure racing experience.
1. Rás Na Ríochta Road this course covers 35km.
2. The sport course covers 24km.
3. The main course for the more experienced adventure racer covers 47km.

Early bird registration is now open till Thursday 28th February. The cost for early bird registration is €55. Cost after this date is €65. Each person who enters will receive a technical t-shirt and a goodie bag, and refreshments after the race. There will be prizes for the first person to finish each course.

Dingle 10km Road Race

Sunday, 28 April 2013 - 2:00pm
Contact Name: 
Shane Finn
Contact Number: 
0860872241
Email: 
sf2477@gmail.com
Kerry
Running
10km

Dingle 10km Road Race

Portmagee Fun Run/Walk

Sunday, 17 February 2013 - 12:00pm
Contact Name: 
Mary Devane
Contact Number: 
087 9010994
Email: 
devanemary@gmail.com
Kerry
Road Race
10km

Scoil Bhreanáin National School Portmagee are holding a 10K and 5K run in Portmagee on Sunday February 17th.

Registration will begin at 11am in the community centre Portmagee and run will begin at 12pm.

There will be refreshments after in the Community Centre.

For more details, please contact 087 - 9010994.

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Killarney Lions Club Winter League

Monday, 7 January 2013 - 7:00pm
Contact Name: 
William O Sullivan
Contact Number: 
0872803189
Email: 
wos2006@eircom.net
Kerry
Running
5km

The Killarney Lions Club in association with OSullivans Outdoor shop are organising a Winter running league in January with the first run on Monday January 7th.
This year the club will be running 2 leagues of 4 nights each rather than one continuous 8 week event.
The first of these, the Winter league will be in January on Mondays 7th, 14th, 21st and finishing on Monday 28th of January. Runs will be starting at 7pm sharp.
To be eligible for prizes in this league runners will have to run a minimum 3 of the 4 nights.
Killarney Lions club will be looking to build on the success of last year’s event which saw at total entry of nearly 200 runners. Everybody is welcome to participate from walkers to juveniles to experienced runners and the league is organised in such a way that all standards are catered for. The entry fee for each run is €5.
For details on the Lions Club Winter league check out Killarney Lions Club Winter League on Facebook.

Dingle Adventure Race / DAR 2013

DAR decent of Mt Brandon, Dingle Adventure Race 8th June 2013 Kerry

Dingle Adventure Race 8th June 2013 DAR Mt Brandon

DAR decent of Mt Brandon, Dingle Adventure Race 8th June 2013 Kerry

Saturday, 8 June 2013 - 9:00am
Contact Name: 
Noel O'Leary
Contact Number: 
00353-87-4190318
Email: 
dingleadventurerace@gmail.com
Kerry
Adventure Races
10km or longer

Dingle Adventure Race, DAR, Kerry, Ireland - Irish adventure racing series
Location: Dingle, Kerry, Ireland 8th June 2013

It is a one day Multi Activity Adventure Race consisting of Bike, Hike, Run and Kayak.
Price: €75 - Individual / €50 Relay Team, Early bird also available, see website
The 30 mile/ 48km course will take you to some of the gems of the Dingle peninsula, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Biking over the spectacular winding Conor Pass, following in the footsteps of St Brandon climbing Ireland's second highest Mountain range Mt Brandon, running country roads of the peninsula and kayaking in Dingle Harbour. Entry available on website http://www.dingleadventurerace.com/register-online.html

Kerryhead Triathlon

Saturday, 31 August 2013 - 11:00am
Contact Name: 
Mick
Email: 
info@ballyheigue.ie
Kerry
Triathlon
5km

The Kerryhead Triathlon now in its fifth year is a Sprint Distance Triathlon comprising of a 750m open water swim, a 20km cycle around the spectacular Kerryhead loop and a 5km run on Ballyheigue Beach. Perfect for beginners and teams as well as hardened athletes.

Half on the Head (Kerryhead Half Marathon)

Half on Head Logo

Half onthe Head (Kerryhead Half Marathon)

Half on Head Logo

Sunday, 16 June 2013 - 11:00am
Contact Name: 
Mick
Email: 
info@ballyheigue.ie
Kerry
Road Race
Half Marathon

The Half on the Head (Kerryhad Half Marathon) is one of the most scenic runs in Ireland. Beginning at Ballyheigue Beach the route takes you through rolling country side to the mouth of the Shannon with stunning views of the Clare coast before looping around the point of Kerryhead and coming back along Tralee Bay with spectacular views of Mouth Brandon, the Maheree Islands and Banna strand.

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