Streets of Killarney 5Mile

Entry Link Streets of Killarney 5mile Road Race 2024 – Buy Tickets

About the Race.

Killarney Valley AC is a vibrant and innovative athletics club with over 300 members. The club was voted the Athletics Ireland Development Club of the Year in 2022 for our exploits in Track & Field nationally & internationally.
We decided to bring this progressive vibe to the road racing scene. The inaugural 2024 addition of the Streets of Killarney 5Miler Good Friday Run will be the first road race in Killarney organised and facilitated by an athletics club for a decades in the area. The event will be an annual Good Friday fixture and is suitable for all level of runner from beginner to elite.

FAQ for Killarney 5 Mile Road Race
● When is the race taking place? March 29th 2024 @ 6:30PM SHARP
● Who are the organisers? Killarney Valley Athletics Club, all proceeds go back into the
our club in supporting Athletics in our local community.
● Where is the start line? Killarney House and Gardens (near the house)
● Where is the finish Line? New St / Beech Road Car Park Near the Tourist Office
● What is the race route? Find out more about the route via this link: https://www.plotaroute.com/mobile/route/2526881
● How can I enter the race? Entries via the link Streets of Killarney 5mile Road Race
2024 . Entries may also be taken on the day (subject to numbers)
● How can I collect my number? Numbers & timing chips are posted in advance
● Can I register on the day? Yes, a registration desk will be open at the finish line on
Beech Road / Lower New Street Car Park from 4.00pm-5.30pm
● Is there a bag drop? Yes, designated areas at the finish Line which is 200m from the
start line from 5:30Pm. Our Preference is that you should leave valuables with
family.
● Is there a Tshirt or finishers medal? T-shirts with all entries, no finishers medal
● When will I get my t-shirt? You will get your t-shirt when you finish the race.
● Are there toilet facilities? Yes public toilets are available near the start and finish line
● Are there shower facilities? No, unfortunately we have no shower facilities available
for participants.
● Is a running light required as it is an evening race? The lighting around Killarney
House and Gardens, the National Park and Killarney town will be sufficient, however if
participants can wear a headlight or wear high visibility clothing if they wish.
● Can I wear headphones/earphones? No. These are not allowed for health and safety
reasons. All headphone/earphone wearers will be noted by stewards and will be
recorded as such on MyRunResults.
● Where can I park? There are extensive public carparks in Killarney. Please note there
will be reduced parking on Beech Road / new Street Car Park due to the race.
● Can spectators & families cheer me on? Yes! There is plenty of spectator space on
the route around the park and town. Spectators should be mindful of other
runners/walkers when crossing the roads and adhere to the race stewards advice.
● Where will the results be published? Results will be published on
www.myrunresults.ie
● Is the route officially measured? Yes by a qualified Athletics Ireland Measurer.
● Does the race have a permit? Yes the race has an AAI approved permit.
● Will there be road closures? Some roads will be fully closed, some will be partially
closed, all participants need to adhere to the guidance from stewards and race
organisers
● What is the Route?
○ 2 Miles in Killarney House and Gardens & Killarney National Park – running along
the beautiful Deenagh River and exiting at Deenagh Lodge
○ 3 miles running around the streets of Killarney taking in Killarney Catherdal and
the centre of the town where lots of locals and visitors will encourage participants
during the race
● What are the prizes?
FAQ for Killarney 5 Mile Road Race
○ Cash Prizes for Top 3 Men and Women Home.
○ A range of other prizes for the following categories:
■ Over 40
■ Over 50
■ Over 60
■ Under 20
■ Team Prize
■ Visually Impaired
With sincere thanks to our main sponsors:
● Dalys’Supervalu
● Luna
● Polly’s
● Portwest, Killarney
● Tadhg Gallivan Property Partners
Other local business who are kindly supporting our 5 mile road race and providing
cateogry prizes:

  • Activate
  • Aldi Killarney
  • Anne Gammell Art
  • B Well Fitness
  • Bricin
  • Centra Farranfore
  • Club Vitae
  • Grenade Protein Bars sponsored by Mondelez
  • Keane’s Jeweller’s
  • Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre
  • Lee Strand Milk
  • Mad Monk
  • Marks and Spencer
  • MD O Sheas
  • Quest
  • Reens Pharmacy
  • The Black Sheep
  • Trants Pharmacy
  • Sáile Yoga