Runners of all ability are being urged to hit the heights around Dublin with the launch of the 2020 John West Gaelforce 10K Trilogy.
Entries are now open for the extraordinary three-peak 10k trail runs on some of the highest scenic points around the capital.
Stunning views combine with wonderfully varied terrain on the Trilogy routes over rough trails and sealed paths during these unique events.
The opening John West Gaelforce 10k Bray Cliff Run is an evening trail event on April 4 from Greystones Beach to Bray Promenade along the amazing coastal path around Bray Head.
This will be followed on August 8 by the Kippure event which begins in the beautiful grounds of the 240-acre scenic Kippure Estate, taking in the famed mountain and its glorious surrounds.
The Howth Summit run on October 10 starts beside Howth Castle and moves to the summit of Howth Head with its amazing and unrivalled views of Dublin Bay along grassy tracks and rough trails.
For those who complete the trilogy, there is an exclusive three-part medal.
“John West is focusing on the importance natural protein plays in healthy active lifestyles and fuelling athletes,” said Lucy Gratton of natural protein experts John West.
“It will be great to see so many people taking part in these events and enjoying the beautiful scenery. We are thrilled to support Gaelforce.”
According to Bridget Gavin of fitness events company Gaelforce, the aim of the trilogy is to help people challenge themselves through outdoor adventures in spectacular surrounds.
“We want participants to experience new amazing races in wonderful places and we are grateful to John West for their sponsorship and nutritional support,” she said.
Participants can take part in any combination of the timed events. More details are available at gaelforceevents.com