Tuesday 10 December 2019

2014 Fit Diary: Running and Triathlons event guide

What's on in the month of May.

Monday May 12

Clonakilty 4-Mile, Castlefreke Woods, Rathbarry, Co Cork, 10am. AI Permit. C: Paul Deane 0872780225.


Tuesday May 13

ESB BHAA Beach 5K, Sandymount, 7.30pm. Entry €10.

Star of the Sea 5K, Stamullen, 8.30pm. AI Permit. Entry €20. C: 087 2533113

Minnie’s Fit for Life Summer League, Friary College, Dungarvan, at 7pm. €2.


Wednesday May 14

Brooks Pat Finnerty Memorial 5K Series Race 2, Belvedere House, Mullingar, 8pm. AI Permit. Entry €30 for 4-races.

IMRA Leinster Evening League Rd 4, Djouce (10K, 400m), Co Wicklow, 7.30pm.

Leg it for your Liver 8K Fun Run, Phoenix Park, Dublin, 7pm. Entry €20. C: 01 4549772

IMRA Munster Wednesday League Rd 1, Clare Glens Newport, Co Tipperary, 8pm.

Cork Pfizer’s BHAA 6 Mile,Ringaskiddy, 8pm. C: 085 1160129; www.corkbhaa.com


Thursday May 15

The Cheetah Run, Fota Wildlife Park, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, 8pm. AI Permit.

Clare Athletics Summer Road Race Series Rd 3, 5km, Lees Rd, Ennis, 7pm. Entry €10 or €30 for 5-race series. C: Clare Sports Partnership 065 6965434.


Friday May 16

Mooreabbey Milers 5-Mile, Galbally, Co Tipperary. AI Permit. C: 087 6994976.

Cooley Kickhams GFC 12.5K and 10K, Monsland, Carlingford, Co Louth, 7pm. Sligo AC 8K, Rosses Point, 8pm. €15. C: 087 6405190.

Staplestown Marathon 50K and 50 Mile, Co Kildare, 9am. AI Permit. www. eastofirelandmarathons.com.

River Moy Half Marathon, Ballina, 10am. AI Permit. €30.

Roundstone Bay 8K, Connemara, Co Galway, 1pm.


Sunday May 18

Terenure 5-Mile, Dublin, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €20 plus processing fee.


Vinegar Hill 5-Mile, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, 11am. AI Permit. C: 087 6956894.


Tuesday May 20

Bob Heffernan 5K, Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co Kildare, 8pm. AI Permit.

Minnie’s Fit for Life Summer League, Friary College, Dungarvan, 7pm. Entry €2. AI Permit.


Wednesday May 21

Bann 10K and Fun Run, Havelock Park, Banbridge, 7pm. ANI Permit. C: 07841804033.


Thursday May 22

Dublin Staff Relay 5x5K, Phoenix Park, 6pm. Entry €149 (team of 5). C: 093 42896.

Wilkie’s 5-Mile, Foyle Cycle Path, 7.30pm. ANI Permit.


Friday May 23

Wexford County Senior Road C’ships, Kilmore. Entry €5. www.wexfordathletics.com.

Belfast Telegraph RunHer Coastal 10K, 7pm. ANI Permit, £18. www.runher.co.uk.


Saturday May 24

Valentia Island Sprint Triathlon, Co Kerry, 1.30pm. C: tim@jakera.com.

Inisowen Trail Run, Co Donegal (20K, 7K, 11K), Entry €35. www.extremenorth.ie.


Sunday May 25

South Dublin Sports Partnership Ramble Aid Series 7.5K, Griffeen Park, Lucan, 11am. AI Permit. C: 01 4149000.

Barretstown Dublin Mountains Way (42K Tallaght to Shankill; or 21K Tallaght to Fair Castle). Entry €75 for 42K; €50 for 21K. C: 045 864115.


Tuesday May 27

Dunboyne BHAA 5-Mile, 8pm. Entry €15 reg/€10 non-reg. www.bhaa.ie.

Cork BHAA John Buckley Sports 5K, Lee RC, Marina, 8pm. C: 021 4508830.


Wednesday May 28

Brooks Pat Finnerty Memorial 5K Series Race, Belvedere House, Mullingar, 8pm. AI Permit. Entry €30 for 4-race series. C: Greg Duggan 087 2838329.


Thursday May 29

Old Abbey 4-Mile, Ballinahassig, Co Cork, 7pm. AI Permit. C: Maria Terry 087 2972324.


Friday May 30

Simon Cumbers 10th Anniversary and Paddy Hyland 6K, Navan, 8pm. AI Permit. Entry €15. Special 10th anniversary medal all finishers.

C: 086 3147450.

Touraneena 5K, Co Waterford, 8pm. Ger Wyley Sports/Skins Summer Series. C: James Veale 086 8184762.

Kilcredan NS/Youghal  AC 5K, Fr O’Neill Sportsfield, Ballymacoda, 8pm. AI Permit. C: Finbar Kingston 024 98220.


Saturday May 31

Tullaroan AC Marathon, 10K, 5K, Tullaroan, Kilkenny, 9am. AI Permit. Also half mar, 10K and 5K. C: Vincent Guthrie 087 9478821.



Sunday May 18

Omagh Duathlon, Omagh, Co Tyrone.

3dTri Junior Aquathlon, National Aquatic Center, Dublin. C: Francis Finnegan franfinnegan@gmail.com

3dTri Aquathlon Race 3, National Aquatic Center, Dublin. C: Catherine Melody cath.murphy@gmail.com


Saturday May 24

Omagh Duathlon, Omagh, Co Tyrone.

Roe Valley Sprint Triathlon, Limavady, Co. Derry. C: Peter Jack, law@rgconnell.co.uk

Valentia Island Sprint Triathlon, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry. C: Miriam Lyne, miriamlyne@hotmail.com


Sunday May 25

Lough Cutra Castle Junior, Sprint & Standard Triathlons, Gort, Co. Galway. C: Brian Adcock info@loughcutratri.ie

Balbriggan Summerfest Aquathlon, Balbriggan, Co Dublin. C: Sean Keenan seankeenan70@yahoo.ie


Saturday May 31

James McManus Memorial Triathlon, Swanlibar, Co Cavan. C: Noel Gilheany, cuilcaghtriclub@gmail.com

Letterkenny Sprint Triathlon, Letterkenny, Co Donegal. C: Aidan Callaghan, aidancallaghan@donegalvec.ie

TriAthy Try-a-Tri, Athy, Co Kildare. C: Arthur Lynch arthurlynch@mac.com


Saturday June 7

Predator Junior Aquathlon, Clarenbridge, Co Galway. C: Tony Daley, dandaley64@hotmail.com

Athlone TC Monster Tri, Children’s Aquathlon, Portrunny, Co Roscommon. C: Patrick Hunt, phunt45@gmail.com

Crooked Lake Triathlon, Sprint Distance National Championships, Newry, Co Armagh. C: Catherine Murphy, catherinemurphy67@


Eurospar Fastnet Triathlon, Schull, Co Cork. C: Damien Malone, damienmalone@yahoo.com

Tri An Mhí CXIII Middle Distance Triathlon, Collinstown, Co Meath. C: Pearse Fahy, TriAnMhiCXIII@gmail.com


Sunday June 8

Up The Creek, Middle Distance Triathlon, Kilrush, Co Clare. C: Catherine Howard, howardqc@hotmail.com


Wednesday June 11

Blackwater Aquathlon 1, Fermoy Town Park, Co Cork. C: Frank Kiernan, frankkiernan@me.com,

Lord of the Dring Aquathlon, Dring, Co Longford. Standard Aquathlon. C: Gary Brady, gbrady@longfordcoco.ie


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