This Saturday 6th October almost 5,000 runners, joggers, walkers and spectators will descend on Galway City for the annual Run Galway Bay 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon which starts and finishes at Nimmo’s Pier, The Claddagh. The popularity of the event has surpassed all expectations with the full marathon selling out in July, followed by the 10k and Half Marathon, … [Read more...] about Former Olympic Champion to take on Run Galway Bay this Weekend
Belfast's Brian McFlynn pushes himself to the limits to win the Extreme North Quadrathon, one of Ireland's most challenging running races. With the flattest terrain and fairest weather conditions of the four days, the final route from Buncrana through Muff to Moville produced the fastest times of the four day event. However, while competitors were challenged by … [Read more...] about Fantastic Finish for McFlynn on Finale of Extreme North Quadrathon
The 10th edition of the Connemara 100 took place last weekend and, as expected, the milestone anniversary of the 100-mile road running event did not disappoint. Thirty-two courageous runners took to the roads of Connemara at 6am on Saturday morning with 100 miles of road ahead to be completed within 30 hours. Starting with a lap of Clifden town the runners made their way to … [Read more...] about Conquering The Connemara 100
Street Child are delighted to announce that after a successful inaugural event in February this year, The Craft Half will be taking place in Lee Valley Regional Park on 2nd September 2018. The Craft Half is the perfect half marathon for beer lovers - runners will be rewarded with half pints of craft beer at fuelling stations every two miles. Runners can also opt for … [Read more...] about Love Beer and Love Running? The Craft Half – A Half Marathon With Half Pints Of Craft Beer – Is The Race For You!
Vhi Healthcare, in partnership with the Irish Youth Foundation rolled out a pilot programme, ‘Run for Fun’ which was developed to encourage young people living in disadvantaged communities in Ireland to embrace the benefits offered through running. ‘Run for Fun’ has been created to encourage more young people to get involved in running both for fitness and for recreation. The … [Read more...] about Vhi and the Irish Youth Foundation encourage young people to ‘Run for Fun’