We are FINALLY coming to the end of January which also means we’re coming to the end of the Early Bird Prices for Race Entries. Keep the New Year momentum going by giving yourself a goal of a race, without hurting the pockets.
Here are some Early Birds you don’t want to miss:
The third Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon & Half Marathon takes place July 19th. The event is now Ireland’s Iconic summer running event held in South West Donegal.The event runs entirely along the fabulously scenic Wild Atlantic Way, with the most amazing finish area in Glencolmcille.Entry includes: T-shirt, Medal, refreshments, Ice cream at finish line, BBQ, live music, and the most amazing running experience.
When: June 25th & 26th 2020
Where: Loughcrew, Co. Meath
Tough Mudder Classic is one 8-10 mile loop of mud-soaked mayhem loaded with 25 best-in-class obstacles, including 10 new or updated 2020 obstacles on Every.
When: June 13th 2020 at 11:00 am
The Half on the Head follows a wonderfully scenic course from Ballyheigue Village right around the Kerryhead loop before ending up back at the start point. The 13.1 mile run takes you along one of the most unspoilt portions of the Wild Atlantic Way. Run beside the Shannon Estuary with views across the river mouth to the coast of Clare. Glancing back you will see the rugged Kerry coastline stretching to the town of Ballybunion. You might even catch a glimpse of the fabled Cliffs of Dooneen. Upon rounding the point of Kerryhead you will experience the magnificent panorama of Tralee Bay with Mount Brandon and the Maherees as a backdrop. Further along you have stunning views of the coastline stretching from Ballyheigue beach to Banna and Fenit with Blennerville Windmill in the distance. The first half of the course meanders gradually uphill before levelling out at the point of Kerryhead and then beginning a steeper decent back towards the village.
When: September 27th 2020 at 12.00pm
Run Conahy is set amongst beautiful scenery and undulating hills. It aims to challenge runners along the 10K route. The event has proven to be very popular over the years with its friendly atmosphere and unique setting. The 5K fun run/walk is a great way to soak up some scenery on a shorter route.
Whatever you choose, the question is ‘Can you Conquer Conahy?’
Chip timed by JustRunsEvents | Medals for all finishers | Prizes | Goodie bags for 10K
When: 22nd March 2020
The return of the incredibly popular Wine on the Line 5k & 10k race to the running calendar for Mother’s Day Sunday 22nd March 2020.
Prizes include 1st & 2nd Male and Female over each distance, First Female and Male Child in the 5K, Race will start at 11am Sharp, Bespoke medal for all finishers, Full 750ML bottle of red or white wine for those who choose the wine option.
When: 14th March 2020 at 12pm
The 2nd annual Paddy Run will take place in Emerald’s GAA, Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny. There will be a 5km and 10km route. Bespoke medals for all finishers. There will be a family 5km option.
Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon and Multisport Festival
When: 23rd and 24th May
Lough Cutra Castle in Gort is the backdrop to this action-packed weekend of triathlon, swim and run racing in Gort, Co. Galway. This first race of the Castle Triathlon series in 2020 sets the scene for a competitive and fun series, hosted within the beautiful grounds of the Castle and surrounding area of stunning South Galway. Suitable for all ages and abilities there is a race to for everyone.