Where to Run: February 19-28

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 February 20

MUNSTER

Carrick-on-Suir 5km Winter League Rd 8. C: Mark Connolly 086 1608165.

Wednesday February 21

LEINSTER

Irish Life Health Leinster Schools Cross-Country, Santry. Minor girls 1,500m, 12.0; minor boys 2000m, 12.15; jun girls 2000m, 2.35, jun boys 3000m, 12.55; inter girls 3,500m, 1.15; inter boys’ 4,500m1,35l senior girls 2,50m, 2.0; senior boys 6000m, 2.20. wwww.athleticsireland.ie

AIT International Grand Prix, AIT Indoor Area, 6.30. Tickets €20 sitting, €10 standing. Women: 60m, 60mH, LJ, 1500m. Men: 60m, 400m, 600m, HJ, PV, Mile. www.aitsport.ie/ait-grand-prix/

Thursday February 22

LEINSTER

NIA Live Indoor T-F Meet, Abbotstown, 8pm. Final meet; timetable tbc. Entry €10; reg from 7pm. Chip timing; DJ. www.nationalsportscampus.ie/nialive

Orienteering: South East Schools Championships JFK Arboretum, New Ross, Co Wexford, 10-1.0. C: Andrew Cox 087 2229677 ; www.orienteering.ie

Friday February 23

Irish Life Health Munster Schools C-C, WIT. www.athleticireland.ie

Saturday February 24

LEINSTER

Leinster Juvenile Indoors Day 2, Abbotstown.www.athleticsleinster.org

Wicklow Hospice 10km/Half Marathon, Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum

Hills: Glendalough Clover (80km, 3000m) 7am Solo and relay. www.imra.ie

MUNSTER

Gneeveguilla 5km Spring Race Series Rd 4 (final round), the Demesne, Killarney, Co Kerry, 11am. AI Permit. Entry €6 on day; students €5. Prizes sen, masters, junior, juvenile. Followed by series prizegiving. C: Tom Joe O’Donoghue 064 7756309

Doneraile Park 5km Series Race 2 (of 5), 11am. AI Permit. C: Jacinta O’Toole 087 2271535 www.corkathletics.org

Munster U13-19 Indoor Championships Day 1, Nenagh. www.munsterathletics.com

CONNACHT

Connacht Indoor Championships Day 1

ULSTER

NI and Ulster Senior C-C Championships, Lurgan Park. Women’s 6km, 1.30; Fees – £16/€20 team, £4/€5.00 per individual.  Men’s 12km,2.15pm. Fees – £24/€28 team, £4/€5.00 per individual C: Athletics NI 02890602707.

McGrady Junior C-C Series, Tollymore Forest Park, 1pm. C: Richard Rodgers 07584292495; www.newcastleac.org

Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run 5km/10km Series Rd 8 (final rd) Castlewellan Forest Park,11am. Entry £20. C: Gerard Rowe 07855586438/07712004543; www.born2runevents.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, River Valley Swords, Castletown Celbridge, Donabate; Fairview; Poolbeg Irishtown; Corkagh Park Clondalkin; Darndale; Brickfields, Drimnagh, Tolka Park, Finglas (Feb 17) ; . 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, Buncrana

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 February 25

LEINSTER

Leinster Juvenile Indoors Day 3, Abbotstown.www.athleticsleinster.org

Duleek and District 5km, 11am. AI Permit. Entry €15; prizes usual categories and teams. C: Daire McDevitt 087-9890305; www.duleekac.ie

Adamstown Community College 5km/10km, Lucan, 11am. Entry – 10km: €23.53 adult, U17 and O70: €21.38; 5km – €21.28 adult, €16.04 U17 and O70; family €42.76. www.popupraces.ie

St Brigid’s College 5km/10km, Callan, Co Kilkenny, 12.30pm. C: Kathleen Cahill 086 8328476

Scoil Mhuire 5km/10km, Dunkerrin, Co Offaly, 10am. AI Permit. C: Linda Earley 087 1178294.

Galco Naas Duathlon Series (3.5km run, 20km cycle, 3.5km run) Rd 2, Punchestown Racecourse, 12.30pm. Entry €25 per event. http://naastriclub.com

Orienteering: Leinster Championships, Vale of Clara/Ballinastraw, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow, 11-1.0 (entry closed). JFK Arboretum, New Ross, Co Wexford, 10-1.0. C: Andrew Cox 087 2229677 ; www.orienteering.ie

MUNSTER

Munster U13-19 Indoor Championships Day 2, Nenagh. www.munsterathletics.com

Michael Egan Memorial 5-Mile, Quilty, Co Clare, 1pm. Run the Banner Race 2. AI Permit. Entry fee €20 or €50 for series. Prizes senior, masters, juniors. C: James Sexton 087 2472623; www.runthebanner.ie

Adare 10km, 1pm. AI Permit. Enter online Runners €20,  Walkers €10 at athleticsireland.ie or €25 for runners and €10 for walkers at Adare Community Hall on race weekend. Race T-shirt for first 500 runners entered; Adare 10km medal for  all finishers. C: Kevin O Donoghue 085 7462413 ; www.facebook.com/Adare10k

Kilmacthomas 5 (Race 4 Michael Roche Carpets Spring Series) Kilmacthomas Co Waterford, 11

am. C: Ann Dunford 086 0619711/James Veale 086-8184762;www.westwaterfordathletics.org

Hills: Crohaun (6km, 300m), 11am Munster Winter League. www.imra.ie

Orienteering: Fota Island, 10.30-1.0. C: 021 4546194; www.orienteering.ie

CONNACHT

Swinford Humbert Duathlon (5km run, 22km cycle, 3km run), 9am. Entry €25 or €35 relay team.TI licence required.

Connacht Indoor Championships Day 2

Orienteeering:Merlin Park Woods Come and Try It, Doughiska, Co. Galway, 11-12. C: 087 6745595; www.orienteering.ie

ULSTER

Slieve Gallion Challenge 10km/5km, Longfield Lane, Desertmartin, 10am. ANI Permit. C: Peter Donnelly 07944702434; www.desertmartingac.com

Mcgrady Junior Cross-Country Series, Tollymore Forest Park, 1pm. ANI Permit. C: Richard Rogers 07584292495; www.newcastleac.org

Kirkistown Race Track 5km, 10km, Half Marathon, Kircubbin, Co Down 2pm. ANI Permit. 1.5 mile looped course. Entry 5km/10km £10; half marathon £15. Prizes. C: contact@niduathlon.com

Omagh 10km Xplore54, Fit for Life Gym, Gortin Rd, Omagh, 10am. ANI Permit. C: Shane Mullan 07715530385

INTERNATIONAL

Tokyo Marathon, Japan

Seville Marathon, Spain

Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix.

JUNIOR PARKRUNS

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

 

Wednesday February 28

LEINSTER

Blackrock AC Athletics for Primary Schools T-F, Dublin, 10.30am. AI Permit. C: Brian Coleman 086 2374055.

Thur 1-Sun 4 March

World Indoor Championships, Birmingham

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