Where to Run: August 14-23

Note: Races ordered by province – Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Ulster. Corrections/additions/flyers welcome. Please check start times and venues before traveling. Extended (provisional) fixture list at www.lindienaughton.blogspot.com

 

Tuesday August 15

LEINSTER

Raheny 2-Mile Summer Series Rd 11, 8pm. Entry €7 or €2 unwaged. C: Pat Hooper 086 8158052.

Orienteering: Phoenix Park Summer Series Rd 1, Papal Cross, 6.30-7.30pm. www.orienteering.ie

MUNSTER

Barrigone Robertstown Community 5km, Co Limerick, 7pm. AI Permit. C: Leo O’Shaughnessy 087 2634111.

CONNACHT

Protect the Children Road Race, Claremorris, Co Mayo, 7.30pm. AI Permit. C: Eddie Sweeney 087 6379362.

ULSTER

Manorcunningham 5km, 7.30pm. Donegal Grand Prix. C: Gerard    0861585185

North Down T-F Meet, Bangor 5, 7pm. 200m,400m,800m,3000m,HT, JT,SP, HJ,LJ.£3 per event or £5 two or more events; reg from 6pm. C: northdownac@gmail.com

Wednesday August 16 

LEINSTER

North Westmeath 5km, Castlepollard, 8pm. AI Permit. €2,000 in cash prizes; sen, masters, jun, juv. Online entry €14.98 adult; €10.70 U20/walkers; €5.35. U16. Entry on day €15. Also U8,10,12 short races, 7.30pm; entry €2. C: Andy McEoin 087 2061081.

Trail: Downhill Trail Race (10.13km, 340m) Killickabawn, Co Wicklow, 7.30pm. www.imra.ie

MUNSTER

Musgrave S-S Club Cork BHAA 5km, Shandon Boat Club, Marina, 8pm. C: Joe O’Loughlin 086 6072893; www.corkbhaa.com.

ULSTER

Purple Ladies 5km, Joey Dunlop Centre, Ballymoney, Co Antrim, 7.30pm. Entry £9 reg, £11 unreg. C: Kenneth Bacon 02827666925; www.springwellrunners.com

INTERNATIONAL

Manchester International – Homes Countries International

August 17-20

ULSTER

Inishowen  Quadrathon Marathon /Half Marathon Challenge, Inishowen Peninsula, Co Donegal. Also 105 mile ultra. www.extremenorthevents.com

Thursday August 17

MUNSTER

Lombardstown 5-Mile, near Mallow, Co Cork, 8pm. AI Permit. C: Jerry Twohig 087 6251027; www.corkathletics.org

ULSTER

Firmus Energy Super 6 Series, Mary Peters Track, Belfast, 6.15pm. C: laganvalleyac@gmailcom

 

Friday August 18

LEINSTER

Rathkenny 5km, Co Meath, 7.30pm. AI Permit. C: Brendan White 086 0724911

MUNSTER

Tom Fitzpatrick Memorial 10km, Liscarroll, Co Cork, 7.30pm. AI Permit. C: Esther Fitzpatrick 087 6888591; www.liscarrollathletics.org.

GlaxoSmithkline 5 (Race 11 Intersport/Elverys/Asics Summer Series), Dungarvan, 7 pm.C: Ann Dunford 086 0619711/James Veale 086-8184762;www.westwaterfordathletics.org

Moycarkey Coolcroo AC R-R, Co Tipperary 7pm. AI Permit. C: Tiernan O’Donnell 087 2332703.

CONNACHT

Ballinamore 5km/10km, Co Leitrim, 7.30pm. AI Permit. C: Patricia Griffin 087 2238242.

ULSTER

Brockagh Festival 6km, 7.30pm. Donegal Grand Prix. AI Permit. C: Neil 086 6030616

Centra Run Together Pairs Event Parkanaur, Parkanaur Forest, 10am. Entry free; donations to Action Cancer welcome. T-shirts, medals. C: Johnny Davis 07768193968.

5MT 5-Miler, Fivemiletown Youth Annexe, 7pm. ANI Permit. C: Glenda Eagleson 07765942356.

Saturday August 19 

LEINSTER

Gaelforce Women’s Adventure Race, Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Entry €50. Also duathlon. www.gaelforceevents.com

MUNSTER

The Glen 5km, Lisvernane Community Centre, Co Tipperary, 2pm.AI Permit. Entry €12 adult; €20 family. C: Barry Leonard 087 2533783; Facebook.

Ras an Bhuailtin, Ciarrai, 11am. Prizes sen, O40, O50. Part of Na Rasai Seies. www.runireland.com

CONNACHT

Caltra and District 5km/10km, Co Galway, 10am. AI permit. C: John Smith 087 9847109.

ULSTER

Clones AC T-F, Co Monaghan, 12 noon. AI Permit U10 400m, U12 800m, U14 and 16 mile. C: Ann Aspell 047 51881; www.clonesac.com

Dambusters, Silent Valley, Kilkeel, Co Down, time tbc. C: Gerard Rowe 07855586438; www.born2runevents.com

Last One Standing, Florencecourt, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh12 noon. Run 4.2 mile loop inside an hour; repeat until exhaustion. Last man standing the winner. Goodie bag, t-shirt all participants. C: Adrian Daye 07876560015; www.atlasrunning.co.uk

INTERNATIONAL

BMC Grand Prix, Stretford, 4.30pm. www.britishmilersclub.com

PARKRUN 5kms – Saturday mornings, 9.30am. Entry free.

Republic (reg at www.parkrun.ie) – Dublin: Malahide Castle, Marlay Park Rathfarnham, St Anne’s Park Raheny, Griffeen Park Lucan, Ardgillan Skerries, Tymon Park, Waterstown Park Palmerstown, Poppintree, Hartstown Clonsilla, Cabinteely Park, Shanganagh Park, Fr Collins Park, Donabate, Porterstown, Castletown Celbridge, Donabate; Fairview. Leinster: Naas Racecourse, Oldbridge Drogheda, Kilkenny Castle, Vicarstown, Co Laois; Johnstown, Co Wexford; Athlone, Navan, Mullingar, Longford, Dundalk, New Ross; Mount Lucas Wind Farm, Ballycon, Co Offaly. Munster:  Castle Demesne, Macroom, Co Cork, Ballincollig, Co Cork; Bere Island,Clonakilty, Clarisford Killaloe; Tralee, Co Kerry; Lees Road, Ennis; University of Limerick; Glengarriff; Tramore; Castlehaven; Vandeleur Kilrush; Newcastle West; Templemore, Killarney, Listowel.  Connacht: Westport; Castlebar, Knocknacarra Galway, Ballina, Sligo, Oranmore. Erris Belmellet; Lough Key, Castlerea.  Ulster: Cootehill; Castleblayney; Falcarragh , Co Donegal; Letterkenny, Dungloe.

NI (reg at www.parkrun.co.uk) – Belfast:Waterworks Park, Victoria Park, Falls Road, Ormeau Park, Queen’s, Stormont, Colin Glen. Others: Wallace Park, Lisburn; Loughshore Park, Antrim; Carrickfergus; Valley LC Newtownabbey; Ecos Ballymena; Carnfunnock Park, Larne; Ward Park Bangor; East Strand Beach, Portrush; Parkway, Comber; Palace Demesne, Armagh; Citypark Craigavon; Derry City Centre; Fermanagh Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen; MUSA Cookstown; Blackburn Park, Limavady; Omagh, Rostrevor.

 

Sunday August 20

NATIONAL

Irish Life Health AI T-F League Final, Tullamore, 11am.www.athleticsireland.ie

LEINSTER

Kildare Town FC 5km, Kildare Business Park, 11am. Entry €10. www.popupraces.ie

Hills: Nav Challenge 1 (19km, 500m), Co Wicklow, 10.30am. www.imra.ie

Doon GAA 10km, Co Offaly, 12 noon. AI Permit. C: Paul Buckley 086 3248086.

Triathlon: Ironman 70.3 Dublin, Scotsman’s Bay, Co Dublin to Phoenix Park, 7am. Online entry €345.60 individual; €388.80 teams. http://eu.ironman.com

MUNSTER

Boston Scientific Clonmel Half Marathon, 10am. AI Permit. Online entry €26.95 before Jul 1; €36.95 before Aug 11; €41.95 after. T-shirt, medal all finishers, prizes senior, masters. Pacers; sandwiches, hot drinks buns, biscuits, etc. Massages, DJ at finish,  bouncy castle. C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888; www.clonmelac.com

Noreen McCarthy Memorial Skibbereen 10km, 1pm. AI Permit. Large prize fund. Also juvenile mile, 12.30pm. €1,000 prize fund.C: John 087 9671238; www.skibbac.ie
Curraghchase 10km, Co Limerick, 12 noon. AI Permit. C: James O’Shaughnessy 087 9066095.

Kerry’s Eye Rose of Tralee International 10km, 11.30am. Online entry €26.75. C: Grace Creedon 087 9274620; www.traleemarathon.com

CONNACHT

Castlerea Musical Society 5km/10km Run/Walk, Co Roscommon, 12 noon. Entry 10km €15, 5km €10. www.myrunresults.com

ULSTER

Donegal Marathon/Half Marathon, Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny, 9:15am. AI Permit. Entry €45 marathon, €30 half marathon; €100 teams.  Donegal Grand Prix. C: Herbie 086 8113947; www.donegalmarathon.ie

Eugene Campbell Memorial 10km, Aylesford Newry Road, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Patrick Coulter 07712870198.

Connswater 5km/10km, CS Lewis Square, Victoria Park, Belfast, 10am. Entry – 10km: £13 reg, £15 unreg; £48 relay team of 4; 5km- £8 reg, £10 unreg. Also Kid’s 1km fun run, 9.30am. Entry free. C: Mel Boyle 07841496098.

Tandragee 10km, Tandragee Rovers FC, 10am. ANI Permit. C: Lee Glower 07841496098.

Centra Pairs Run, Lakeland Forum, Enniskillen, 10am. ANI Permit. Entry free; donations to Action Cancer welcome. T-shirts, medals. C: Johnny Davis 07768193968.

Benburb 5-Mile, 247 Derryfubble Road, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Catherine Sheeran 07713719675

Southern Area Hospice 10km, Aylesford, Newry Road, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Patrick Coulter 07712870198.

PARKRUNS

Junior Parkrun 2km, 9.30am – ROI: Rush, Co Dublin; Albert Park, Dublin; Bray, Co Wicklow; Ballbriggan; Ballina, Co Mayo; Tralee, Co Kerry. NI: Bangor, Larne, Moira, Ormeau, Portrush, Tommy Patton Waterworks.

INTERNATIONAL

Diamond League, Birmingham.

Tuesday August 22

LEINSTER
Raheny 2-Mile Summer Series Rd 12, 8pm. Entry €7 or €2 unwaged. C: Pat Hooper 086 8158052.

Northeast Runners TockTock 2, Dundalk, Co Louth, 7pm. AI Permit. C: Jim Gonnelly 086 2902029.

Orienteering: Phoenix Park Summer Series Rd 2, Magazine Fort, 6.30-7.30pm. www.orienteering.ie

ULSTER

Donegal Creameries/Auriva Charity 5km, Killygordan, 7.30pm.   Donegal Grand Prix . C: Deirdre  086 2103217

August 23-26

World University Games (Athletics), Taipei, Taiwan

Wednesday August 23

LEINSTER

Hills: Mountain Rescue Benefit Race, Ticknock (8km, 250m), Co Dublin,  7.30pm. www.imra.ie

ULSTER

Dessie’s 10km Run, U3A Foyle Gransha Park, 7pm. ANI Permit. C: Gerry Lynch 07702006667.

5km Fun Run, Owenkillew Centre, Gortin, Co Tyrone,, 12 noon. ANI Permit. C: Lisa Keenan 07585861249.

 

 

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