This winter seems to have gone on forever.  Between the Beast from the East and the Son of the Beast we are well and truly over the snow for another year. If anyone else is ready to come out of hibernation, here’s 10 road races happening between now and the end of March. Sign up and get ready for road….

 

The Craughwell 10, Galway

 

With a choice of 10K or 10 miles this run from the Craughwell Athletics Club has a new route for this year’s race . Find out more here.

 

Clongowes 5k, Kildare

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Road Races- Clongowes

 

The Clongowes 5K is in its 7th year.  It’s a fast course and open to walkers and runners of all abilities. This would be an ideal race for anyone training for the mini-marathon.  Find out more here.

 

The Hugo Smith 5K, Offaly

 

The Ferbane AC have organised the 2nd race of the 2018 Offaly race series. A flat course with a downhill finish, this could be a good event for someone trying hoping to set a personal best.  Find out more here.

 

Kilcullen Family 5km and 10km Fun Run, Kildare

 

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Kilcullen Family 5km & 10km Fun Run

This road race in Kilcullen would be perfect for Ireland’s Fittest Family wannabe’s. Find out more here.

 

Streets of Kilkenny 5K, Kilkenny

 

The Kilkenny City Harriers Streets of Kilkenny 5K is fast flat course centred around Kilkenny Medieval centre and the banks of the Nore. It takes place on a Thursday 29th March, perfect for an after work workout.  Find out more here.

 

Ros Run 2018, Roscommon

 

Whether you sign up for the 10K, half-marathon or a full marathon, you’ll definitely earn the Easter Eggs at the Ros Run 2018.  Find out more here.

 

Ballybunion Half Marathon and 10K, Kerry

 

While challenging hills are interspersed along the route, the scenic views atop each and every one of them are enough to motivate each climb. There’s a kids fun run as well.  Find out more here.

 

Colemanstown 10K Road Race 2018, Galway

 

This is the 7th year of this run. The course is a 10K fast flat loop and has been officially measured and registered by AAI. Find out more here.

 

Fighting Cocks GFC 5K and 10K Fun Run, Carlow

 

The Fighting Cocks GFC have organised this fun run as a fundraiser for their club. Taking place on quiet country roads, it’s a fast route ideal for PB’s. Find out more here.

 

Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge, Donegal

 

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Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge

 

What a way to finish the month. You can run the Wild Atlantic Way on the Ballyliffin Coastal Challenge. Experience one of the most beautiful routes imaginable. Find out more here.

 

And then we suggest Easter Eggs!