The days are getting longer and the highly anticipated fine stretch in the evening is making a comeback.
Spring is most definitely here, and with this bout of good weather there are no excuses for not getting out for a run.
With March fast approaching, Early Bird Prices for some of the most scenic races in Ireland are ending on February 28th.
Here are the Early Birds you don’t want to miss:
The Windmill Run
When: May 26th, 10am
This 10k and 5k event is an attractive and challenging road run with plenty of views to enjoy, including the historic landmark windmill.
Get yourself entered for just €18 before the price goes up on Thursday, February 28th. Find out more here.
Inishbofin Half Marathon & 10k
When: May 18th, 9am
Where: Inishbofin Island, Galway
This unique event in aid of Voices for Down Syndrome Galway takes place on beautiful Inishbofin Island, situated on Connemara’s stunning Wild Atlantic Way. The island is steeped in history, and is renowned for its traditional music and unspoiled sandy beaches.
Sliabh Liag Gaeltacht Adventure Race
When: April 20th, 9am
Where: Kilcar, Co. Donegal
This promises to be one of the most scenic races you will do anywhere, with three distances: Sport, Challenge and Expert.
With two days left in the Early Bird offer, find out more information here.
Magee 1866 Donegal Wild Atlantic Marathon and Half Marathon
When: July 14th, 9am
This will be a great event that will celebrate the Social and Cultural heritage of Donegal.
The Early Bird Price was extended to this Thursday, Feb 28th. Click here for more information on the summer event that’s not to be missed.
Tough Mudder Ireland
When: July 20th & 21st 2019
Where: Oldcastle, Co Meath
Whether you want to take on the 5k or the Classic (8-10miles), this event is full of mud, obstacles, and teamwork. Are you Tough Enough?
Entry Price increases on February 28th. Check out the website for more information.
Rock n Roll Dublin Half Marathon
When: August 10th
Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin is the most fun you’ll ever have running. Experience live music along the course and run past some of Dublin’s most famous landmarks.
Prices increase on the 28th, so check it out here for the best price.
Trilakes Knockma Duathlon
When: March 30th
Part of the Irish West Duathlon Series. Organised by TriLakes Triathlon Club.
Early bird entry closes at midnight on the 28th of February. Commit now.