Run Killarney is an exciting new festival of running with 3 great races on the same day to suit all levels of fitness.
Run Killarney gives competitors the chance to run one of the world's most breath taking and scenic routes through Muckross House and Killarney National Park
The races are open to everyone, men and women alike, at all levels of running experience, walkers, newcomers and people who just want a challenge and a great day out.
This is a professionally run event and every effort has been made to ensure that all competitors needs are looked after.
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Saturday 20th July 2013.
10K start time: 11.00am
Half marathon start time: 08.30am
Full marathon start time: 08.30am
Killarney Co. KerryHow Much:
Killarney Full Marathon: €70
Killarney Half Marathon: €55
Killarney 10K: €25
Online registrations are subject to an online registration fee.Registration fees includes:
If you have any problems with the registration just drop us an e-mail and we will help you in any way we can. firstname.lastname@example.org
All 3 race distances are officially measured using a Jones counter and have an athletics Ireland race permit.
The challenging course is varied in its gradients but extremely rewarding.
Full route maps are available here:
Click the following links for detailed profiles of each of the route:
Full route maps are available here.
There will be prizes in the following categories both male and female for each of the 3 races:
The winners of the senior men's and women category will receive the perpetual Hugh O'Flaherty trophy.
We will also have some spot prizes which will be announced closer to the race date.
The Gleneagle Hotel Run Killarney Marathon Expo will take place on Friday the 19th July at the Gleneagle Hotel from 13.00 - 22.00. All competitors must collect their race packs at the Expo. There will also be a pasta party at the expo from 6.00pm - 9.00pm.
Competitors will arrive ready to race with your timing chip and race number attached.
The Race will start and finish in the INEC / Gleneagle Hotel.
There is ample car parking at the Gleneagle Hotel Complex for all competitors.
Competitors will arrive ready to race with your timing chip and race number attached.Bags
Competitors will be permitted to bring one bag (no plastic bags) with them on the bus. The bags will then be transported from the start line and will be available for collection at the finish line.Road closure details
The road will be closed to all vehicles along the route and will be reopened at 11.30am.
For full road closure details see local press
The race will finish in the Gleneagle Hotel / INEC complex.
At the finish line competitors will receive their medal and t-shirt. There will be massage facilities and hot and cold tubs.Bag collection
Competitors can collect their bags from the bag tent when they present their race bib number which will correspond with their bag number.Race after party
There will be an official after party in the Gleneagle Hotel after the race. The official prize giving will be in the Gleneagle Hotel at 1.00pm.Car parking
Competitors can collect their cars in the car park in the Gleneagle Hotel.
What time does the race start?
Full & Half Marathon 8.30am Sharp
How do I get to the start line?
Full & Half Marathon: Competitors will be transported from The Gleneagle Hotel Car Park to the start line. Journey is approximately 35min long.
Where does race start?
Full & Half Marathon Molls Gap
10K: The Gleneagle Hotel
Where does race finish?
All 3 races finish at The Gleneagle Hotel.
What time do I get the bus to the start line?
All competitors must be at The Gleneagle Hotel between 6.30 and 7.15am
How do I get my race pack?
At the Marathon Expo on Friday the 19th July from 13.00 - 23.00
What is included in the race pack?
Race number, safety pins, timing chip, route map, race information, bag number, t-shirt, bag sticker, after party BBQ voucher.
Is their late registration?
We are encouraging everyone to pre-register for the race. There will be no late registrations.
Is it possible to register on the day of the race?
No. There is no registration on the day of the race.
Can I bring a bag to the start line?
Yes you can bring a bag to the start line. In your race pack you will be given a sticker to attach to your bag. The sticker corresponds to your race number. You leave your bag in the designated bus on the start line and you can pick up your bag at the finish line using your race number.
What facilities are at the start line?
Toilets & music and water.
What facilities are on the route?
There are water stations approximately every 3 miles. At each water station there will be toilets, water, bananas & first aid.
Are their changing rooms or shower facilities at the finish line?
All competitors can avail of the showers and changing facilities in the Aquilla Club at the finish line area in the Gleneagle Hotel.
Is their parking at the finish line?
Yes. There is ample parking at the finish line.
Who do I contact for further information?
Contact Oliver on 087-9877880 or email@example.com
Are i-podŐs or other MP3 players allowed on the race day?
No. The amazing scenery of the route should keep you entertained.
Will the road be closed?
Yes. The road will be closed from 8.00am until 1.00pm.
How many competitors are taking part in the race?
Approximately we will have 2,000 competitors running and walking in the race.
Can walkers do the race?
Yes. We have lots of walkers already registered.
The race will be conducted in accordance with the rules set out by Athletics Ireland.
Competitors must be over 18 on the day of the race to enter.
No dogs/pets, cycles, roller blades, prams/ buggies, skate-boards or non-registered persons will be allowed to accompany participants in the race
There will be ample toilet facilities at the start line, the finish line, and along the route.Water stations
Water stops are at 3 mile intervals and the finish line.First aid & health and Safety
There will be ambulances provided by the Civil Defence placed along the route with radio contact with race Stewards.
There will be basic first aid at all water stations.