Where to Run: December 11-20

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

Monday December 11

ULSTER

Strangford College v Hazelwood Integrated College, Mary Peters Track, Belfast, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Michelle Rodgers 07468565890.

Wednesday December 13

LEINSTER

Dunboyne AC Schools C-C Development Races, the Cows Park, Dunboyne – orig Dec 6. www.athleticsireland.ie

AIT Baseline Events, Athlone IT, 6.30pm. Men and women’s 60m, 150m, 300m, 1000m, 3000m; women’s LJ, HJ; men’s HJ, SP. C: Fiona Glynn 08906 471833; www.aitsport.ie

MUNSTER

Forde’s Daybreak West Waterford AC Winter League Rd 6 (of 14), 7.20pm. Entry €2 members, €3 guests. www.westwaterfordathletics.org

Thursday December 14

LEINSTER

NIA Live Indoor T-F Meet, Abbotstown, 8pm. Entry €10; reg from 7pm. 60m, 200m,800m; graded miles with Sonia O’Sullivan. Chip timing; DJ. www.nationalsportscampus.ie/nialive

Saturday December 16 

LEINSTER

Avoca Santa Dash 2017 5km/10km, the Beehive, Co Wicklow, 1pm. Entry €12 5km; €12 10km; family €40 5km, €50 10km. Medal, Santa hat all finishers. C: Wayne Driscoll 086 2005652; www.popupraces.ie

ULSTER

North West C-C, U3A Foyle Gransha Park, Derry, 12.30pm. ANI Permit. C: Gerry Lynch 07702006667.

Belfast Telegraph Forest Run 5km/10km Series Rd 4, Kilbroney Forest Park, Rostrevor,11am. Entry £18 before Nov 16; £20 after. C: Gerard Rowe 07855586438/07712004543; www.born2runevents.com.

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

Republic (Reg 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; Poolbeg Irishtown; Corkagh Park Clondalkin; Darndale. 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; Carlow, Russborough House, Co Wicklow. 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, Claremorris, Oughterard.  Ulster: Cootehill; Castleblayney; Falcarragh , Co Donegal; Letterkenny, Dungloe, Buncran

NI (Reg 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 December 17

NATIONAL

Irish Life Health AI Novice/Juvenile Uneven Ages C-C, Waterford IT. Juvenile races U11-19 from 11.30. Novice women’s 4000m, 2.45pm; novice men’s 6000m, 3pm. Entry €15. www.athleticsireland.ie

LEINSTER

Drogheda and District AC Christmas 5km, Lourdes Stadium, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €21.65 adult, €11.05 U16. T-shirts, medals all finishers; limited places. C: ddacchristmas5k@gmail.com; Facebook

MUNSTER

Duhallow Christmas Classic 5km, Newmarket Co Cork, 1pm (walk 12 noon).AI Permit. Entry €10 runners, €5 walkers; €15 on day. Prizes sen, masters, juniors, wheelchair. spots; course record bonus 14.14 men, 16.33 women). C: Donie Shine 086 8149970.

Cork BHAA Simon Turkey Trot 5km, St Michael’s Hurling Club, Blackrock, 11am. Note change of date! C: Kevin Cummins 021-4292509; www.corkbhaa.com

Cloyne Commons 4km Road Race Series Race 2, 9.30am. AI Permit. Entry €5. C: Liam O’Brien 086 3111598

ULSTER

Kilmood Santa Dash, 2pm. ANI Permit. C: Adrian Daye 07876560015; atlas@atlasrunning.co.uk

Ballygalget Santa Run 10km/5km, Mitchell Park, 11.30am. ANI Permit. C: Christine Rotherham 07811232820.

JUNIOR PARKRUNS

Junior Parkrun 2km,  9.30am –  Rush, Co Dublin; Albert Park, Dublin; St Anne’s Park, Deerpark, Mount Merrion (Dec 3), Marlay Park (Dec 3), Holywell Swords (Dec 3). Bray, Co Wicklow; Ballbriggan; Vicarstown; Tralee, Co Kerry; Ballina, Co Mayo; Oranmore, Galway. NI – Bangor, Larne, Moire, Ormeau, Portrush, Tommy Patton Waterwork

Wednesday December 20

MUNSTER

Forde’s Daybreak West Waterford AC Winter League Rd 7 (of 14), 7.20pm. Entry €2 members, €3 guests. www.westwaterfordathletics.org

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