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Race Info

Race Info
What is Run Killarney?

Run Killarney has 2 great races on the same day to suit all levels of fitness:

View the Half Marathon map and race profile
View the 10k map and race profile

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.

When, Where & How Much?

When: Saturday 28th July 2018
10km:

  • All competitors should arrive at The Gleneagle Hotel between 8.30am and 09.30am.
  • Race briefing will take place at 9.40am at The Gleneagle Hotel.
  • Race start time is 10.00am.

Half Marathon:

  • All competitors should arrive at The Gleneagle Hotel for departure at 07.00am to be transported by coach to the start line.
  • The race starts at 8.30am.

Where does the race start?
Half Marathon: Molls Gap
10km: Gleneagle Hotel

How much:

Date 10km Half Marathon
Launch Special 1st Aug – 30th Nov €20.00 €40.00
Early Bird 1st Dec – 31st Jan €22.00 €45.00
Standard Entry 1st Feb – 1st July €25.00 €55.00

*Please note €3.50 online booking registration fee applies to each event. In addition, a €2 National Park fee is charged for the upkeep and maintenance of Killarney National Park.

Registration fees include:

  • Customised finisher medal
  • T-shirt
  • Chip timing
  • Prizes
  • Massage at finish line
  • Hot tubs
  • Post-race party
  • A great atmosphere and a fun day out
  • Officially measured course
  • Fully Marshalled route
  • Fully stocked water stops
  • Medical safety cover throughout course
Categories & Prizes

There will be prizes in the following categories both male and female for the Half Marathon and 10km:

1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female
Over 40’s: 1st male and female
Over 50’s: 1st male and female

Wheelchair and visually impaired:
10K: 1st – Male & Female
Half Marathon: 1st – Male & Female

How do I register?

There are 2 ways to register:

1. Online

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*Please note €3.50 online booking registration fee applies to each event. In addition, a €2 National Park fee is charged for the upkeep and maintenance of Killarney National Park.

2. Local Shops

O’Sullivan’s Outdoor Shop, New St, Killarney. Tel: 064 663 1282

Race Pack

All competitors must collect their race pack on Friday the 21st of July from the Race HQ at Gleneagle Hotel from 17.00 – 21.30. If you wish to get your race pack posted, please tick this option when registering online.

  • Race Number
  • Timing Chip
  • Detailed route information
Frequently Asked Questions

What is the date of Run Killarney Marathon?
Saturday 28th July 2018

What time does the race start?

10km:

  • All competitors should arrive at The Gleneagle Hotel between 8.30am and 09.30am.
  • Race briefing will take place at 9.40am at The Gleneagle Hotel.
  • Race start time is 10.00am.

Half Marathon:

  • All competitors should arrive at The Gleneagle Hotel at 07.00am for departure at 07.15am to be transported by coach to the start line.
  • The race starts at 8.30am.

How do I get to the start line?
Half Marathon competitors will be transported from The Gleneagle Hotel Car Park to the start line by coach. The journey is approximately 35min long.

What time do the buses leave?
Half marathon buses will start leaving the Gleneagle Hotel 7.15am
No buses required for 10km (need to be at start area at 09.30am)

Where does the race start?
Half Marathon: Molls Gap
10Km: The Gleneagle Hotel

Where does race finish?
Both races finish at The Gleneagle Hotel.

How do I get my race pack?
All competitors must collect their race pack on the 21st of July from the Race HQ at Gleneagle Hotel from 17.00 – 21.30. If you wish to get your race pack posted, please tick this option when registering online.

What is included in the race pack?
Race number with timing chip, safety pins, route map, race information, t-shirt, bag sticker.

What is the timing system?
All participants will receive, along with their numbers, a microchip (in the form of strips glued behind each bib) to be automatically initialized at the starting line and stop once you cross the finish line.

Are there pacers in the race?
Yes. Run Killarney Marathon has a team of 8 pacers to help you achieve your target finish time.

Target finish times for Half Marathon are as follows:
Sub 1.40, Sub 1.50, Sub 2.00, Sub 2.10

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?
Half Marathon 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.

There is no bag storage facility for 10km competitors.

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 some water station, there will be toilets, water, bananas & first aid.

Are their changing rooms or shower facilities at the finish line?
Participants can use the Leisure and shower facilities at the Gleneagle Hotel. There is a nominal charge for this service.

Is there parking at the finish line?
Yes. There is ample parking at the finish line.

Who do I contact for further information?
Contact us on 087-6024621 or info@eliteevents.ie

Will the road be closed?
Yes. The road will be closed from 6:30 am until 11:30 am.

How many competitors are taking part in the race?
We will have approximately 2,500 competitors running and walking in the race.

Rules

The race will be conducted in accordance with the rules set out by Athletics Ireland.

Competitors must be over 18 years 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

Cancellation Policy

It is our standard policy once we receive payment and accept your entry; fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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