Monday October 1

Athletics NI. Flahavans Primary School. League Rd 1 (final Jan 30). Races in six areas.

Wednesday October 3

Munster Schools Combined Events Championships, Nenagh.

Friday October 5

Connacht Schools Combined Events Championships, Athlone.

Saturday October 6

Simon Community 5-mile Fun Run. Phoenix Park, Dublin, 10.30am. AI Permit. Online entry €27.50.

Core Credit Union DLR Community 5km, Kilbogget Park.

East of Ireland Lusk Marathon, 20-mile, half marathon, 10km, Lusk, Co. Dublin, 9am.

Run Galway Bay 10km/half marathon/marathon. Entry €35, €45, €60.

Hills: Dublin Mountains Half Marathon (21km, 300m). 10.30am.

Mini Muckers Halloween Monster Run, Punchestown Race Course, 11am. Starting price €17.

Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5km, Co. Cork, 5pm. Entry €10.

Hills: Nagles Half Marathon (21.1km, 650m), 11am. Munster Half Marathon.

Ox Mountain Challenge 10-mile road/mountain run. Skreen/Dromard Community Centre (6 miles Ballisadare), 1pm. AI Permit. Also 4 x 2.5-mile relay and 4-mile walk C: 087 3805966; Facebook

NI and Ulster Road Relay Championships, Victoria Park, Belfast. Distances: Relay 3x3380m and 4x3380m. C: Robin Montgomery 077 17531141;

Omagh 5, Healy Park, 11am. C: Seanie Meyler 079 67467552;

Zombie Run 6km Obstacle Race. Entry £40 adult, £17.50 12-15 years.

Warrior Assault 5km/10km, Bangor Aurora. Entry £40.

Sunday October 7

Dublin Novice C-C, Phoenix Park. Also, Dublin Juvenile League C-C Rd 2, 11am.

Commercial Rás 5km Ráth Cúil, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin, 10am. Online entry €20 adult; €10 U16; €50 family. Medals, goodie bags.

Irish 3/4 Marathon, Longwood, Co. Meath, 10am. Entry €49 individual; €44 team member (of 5) if limit not reached. No entry on day. Long-sleeved t-shirt, medal all finishers


Newtown NS 5km Family Fun Run, Fenagh GAA grounds, Ballyknockan, Carlow, 11am. C: Patrick Murphy 085 7404735;

Lake Region Medical 4-mile Fun Run/2-mile Walk, JFK Arboretum, New Ross, Co. Wexford, 12.30pm. C: Donagh Minihan 086 8586268;

Bunscoil Loreto 5km, Gofrey, Co. Wexford, 2pm. Entry €10. C: Breda O’Donoghue 087 0909274

10th anniversary Boyne Valley Pink Ribbon Walk, Kells, Co. Meath, 1.30pm. Entry €20. C: Clodagh Monaghan 087 2055322;

Cork BHAA to Cobh BHAA 15km, 9am. Entry €15; no extra charges. T-shirt all finishers. Race HQ Union Chandlery, Alfred Street. Gear transfer to Cobh. Cut-off time 3 hours. Prizes individuals and BHAA teams. C: Kevin Cummins 087 9144765;

SMRC Urban Run 10km/5km, Limerick, 1pm. AI Permit. Online entry 10km €20; 5km €15; adult €10. €1,000 prize fund. Also kids’ dash; entry €5. Fundraiser for St Michael’s Rowing Club. C: Kieran Keating 087 2346826

35th Tarmonbarry 1/2 marathon, 3/4 marathon, and 8km, Co. Roscommon 10am. Online entry €20-€30; EOD €20-€35. T-shirt, medal, all participants. C:;

O Dubhda Challenge, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo, 9am. Marathon, 20-mile, half-marathon, 10km, 5km. Entry €15-€45. C: Martin 087 6795210;

Grange 10km, Sligo, 12 noon. AI Permit. C: Conor McCann 087 9126597

Marty’s Run 5km, Glengalliagh Road, Derry, 11am. C: Denise Doherty 077 32216569;

RunAnon Lough View 10km/5km, Crumlin Glen, Mill Road 11.30am. ANI Permit. C: Aidan O’Neill 079 54142045

Cultra Charity Challenge 5km/10km, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, 11am. C: Gerard Rowe 078 55586438;

Budapest Marathon

Chicago Marathon, USA

Tuesday October 9

Geraldine Dolan Meath Schools C-C, Oldcastle, 11am. U14,15,17,19. Entry €2 per athlete. C: Gerard Heery 086 2499886; Martin Heery 086 8564160;

Wednesday October 10

Brother Schools’ Cross-Country, Santry, Dublin, 12 noon. C: Noel Guiden 087 9599888.

Friday October 12

Croí Night Run 5km, Salthill Promenade, Galway, 8pm.

Saturday October 13

Irish Schools Combined Events Championships, Athlone, 10am.

Teachers BHAA Cross-Country, Castleknock College, 11am. Women’s 2-mile, men’s open 4-mile. Entry €10 members, €15 guests (online; €20 on day).

Donadea 10km, Donadea Forest Park, Co. Kildare, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €21.38. Unique medal first 400 to reg. C: Lorraine Powell 086 1618246;

Wicklow One Day Festival of Running, Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum, 8am. 5, 10, 15, 20 and marathon distances. Entry €20 online or €30 on day. C: Sinead Tarney 087 0954137;

Rosemount Half Marathon, Rosemount (near Moate), Co. Westmeath, 10am AI Permit. Online entry €32.10. Cash prizes first 4 M&F; prize also O40,50,60. Also 10km, 10.30am; online entry €16.05.   C: 085 7860181;


Gaelforce Howth Summit 10km, Deer Park, Golf Club, Dublin, 9.30am. Entry €29.50. T-shirt all finishers.

Reign of Terror Obstacle Course, Kells, Co. Wexford. 5km or 10km options. Entry €39 5km, €49 10km. Also Mini Terror €20.

Ceide Coast Half Marathon/10km, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo 12 noon. AI Permit. Online entry €35 half, €25 10km before end July. C: Michael Kelly 087 9145552;

Saintfield 10km/5km, Comber Street, Saintfield, Co. Down, 12 noon. ANI Permit. C: Adrian Daye 078 76560015;

NIMAA C-C Trial, Queen’s Playing Fields, Belfast, 11.30am. ANI Permit. C: Elizabeth Watt 078 16895746 Connnacht C-C

Sunday October 14

Run for Samaritans 39th Tinryland 4-mile, Co. Carlow, 1pm. Entry €12 online or €20 on day. T-shirts first 300 to reg; lots of prizes; refreshments. Also, kids’ mile, 12.30; entry €3 on day; medals all finishers. C: Sean 087 2509520

Commercials Rás Ráth Cúil, Rathcoole, 11am.

Brain Tumour Ireland 10km/5km, Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, 11am.

North East Galway 10km, Moylough, 11am. Also, 5km walk/run 11am and kids walk/run,10.30am. C: 087 2665692;

Armagh 10-Mile, The Navan Centre, Armagh, 12 noon. ANI Permit. Also 4-Mile fun run. C: Edel Ferson 028 37529636;

Eindhoven Marathon

Saturday October 20

Miles for Mission, Papal Cross, Phoenix Park, Dublin, 10am.

Comber Cup, Billy Neill Playing Fields, Dundonald, 12 noon. ANI Permit. NI Cross-Country League 2018/9 Rd 1 (of 8). C: Valerie Martin 073 4522679

St Mary’s Primary Killyclogher 10km/5km, Omagh, 11.30am. ANI Permit. C: Patricia Campbell 077 45407917

Fergal’s 10-Miler, Davagh Forest, near Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, 12 noon. ANI Permit. Entry £12reg/£15 non-reg. Also 2-Mile fun run/walk; entry £5 or £10 family.                                              C:

GR8 Dundrum 8-Mile Run, Main Street, Dundrum, Co. Down, 1pm. ANI Permit. Online entry £19.19 (ANI member)/£21.30 (non-member)l juniors £15.03. Also 3.5-mile wheelchair race; entry free.

C: Paul Madden 079 74392790;

Sunday October 21

Autumn Open International C-C and Masters’ Trial, Abbotstown. Also, Dublin Even Ages Championships Abbotstown, 11am.

Kearney & McBride 5km, Bush Track, Riverstown, Co. Louth, 1pm. AI Permit. Online entry €16.05; €20 on day. Team and individual prizes. Also, juvenile cross-country programme U11-19; entry €2 on day. C: Rose 087 2325615/Irene 086 0368463;

Sallins Community 10km/5km, Co. Kildare, 11am.

Longwood Village 10km/5km, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €16 or €18 on day. Prizes senior, masters; t-shirt first 300 to reg.

Dublin-Meath Border 10km/5km, Masterson Park, Ardcath, Co. Meath, 11am.

Munster Juvenile Even Ages, U23 and Novice C-C.

The Great Western Greenway 44.5km Run (Achill to Westport), Western Greenway. Limit 50 runners.

Centra Run Together Pairs Event, Ormeau Park, Belfast, 10am. ANI Permit. C: Johnny Davis 077 68103968;

Hoka One One Runher Titanic Quarter 5km/10km, Belfast, 9.30am. ANI Permit. Entry £20. C: Ed Smith 077 40818389;

Forkhill GAA Race Around The Brack 10km, Co. Armagh, 11am. Also, 5km fun run/family walk.

Amsterdam Marathon, Netherlands

Tuesday October 23

KBC Dublin Night Run 5km/10km, Sandymount, 7.20pm. Entry €20; 1,000 limit. C:

Thursday October 25

Hills: Currabinny Woods Hallowe’en Race (5km, 70m). 7.30pm.

Saturday October 27

Leinster Novice and Juvenile Uneven Ages C-C, Navan racecourse.

Bobby Rea Memorial and NI and Ulster Juvenile Even Ages C-C, CAFRE Greenmount Campus, Co. Antrim. ANI Permit. NI Cross-Country League 2018/9 Rd 2 (of 8). Women/M60+ 5km, 2.30pm; men’s 8km, 3pm. Juvenile races from 11.15am.

Sunday October 28

SSE Airtricity 39th Dublin Marathon, Fitzwilliam Street Lower, 8.55. Incorp National Championships. C: 01 6232250 or;

Marine Harvest Gaeltacht Adventure Race, Falcarragh, Co. Donegal. 34km and 57km courses; (run,cycle, hike). C: Eunan Quinn 086 8782763

Frankfurt Marathon

Wednesday October 31

Clonmel AC 4km Series Rd 1 (of 5). C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888



Saturday November 3

MCI Marathon/Half Marathon, Westmeath.

Hills: Powerscourt Ridge (16km, 920m) 10.30am.

Turf Warrior, Killary Gaelforce.

84th McConnell Shield, Sixmilewater Park, Ballyclare, 12.45pm. C: Jeanette Burton 078 01435183;

Schools Combined Events International, Emirates Arena, Glasgow.

Sunday November 4

Dublin Senior/Junior C-C, Santry. Dublin Juvenile Uneven Ages C-C Championships, 11am.

Brain Tumour Ireland 10km/5km, Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin, 11am. Entry €20 10km, €15–timed 5km; €10 – untimed 5km.

Connnacht C-C.

Decathlon Belfast 10km, Holywood Exchange, Belfast, 9.30am. ANI Permit. Online entry fees £16.11-£17.18. Kalenji tech top all finishers; medals. See Facebook.

Wednesday November 7

Clonmel AC 4km Series Rd 2 (of 5). C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888

Friday November 9

The Struggle 10km/5km, Doon, Co. Limerick, 1pm. AI Permit. C: 086 8174500

Saturday November 10

Run the Line 13km/26km, Glencullen Adventure Park, Co. Dublin, 11am. In aid of Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue. Online entry €52.38.

Clane 10k,5km, 10am. Online entry €26.72 10km; €21.38 adult, €13.36 U16 or family, 5km. Medals, t-shirts.

Kerry Crusaders Listowel Half Marathon/10km, 10am. AI Permit. Online entry €42.80 marathon, €26.75 half marathon.

Run for Mary 5km, Peterswell Village, Co. Galway, 12 noon.

Adventure: Delphi Challenge 14km, Killary Fjord.

Belleek Marathon Challenge Day 1, Belleek Woods, Co. Mayo, 8am. C: 086 8861726;

Sperrin Harriers Winter Trail League Series, Davagh 10k, 12 noon.

Sunday November 11

Remembrance Run 5km, Phoenix Park, Dublin.

Leinster Junior and Senior C-C and Juvenile Uneven Ages, Adamstown, Co. Wexford.

Greenhills 5km, Drogheda, 12 noon. AI Permit.

Munster Uneven Ages, Junior and Senior C-C.

HSE BHAA 4 mile, Mahon, 11am. Jimmy Murray 086 3320461;

Connacht C-C

Belleek Marathon Challenge Day 2, Belleek Woods, Co. Mayo, 8am. C: 086 8861726;

NI and Ulster Novice and Juvenile Uneven Ages C-C, Scotstown, Co. Monaghan. Women’s 4km; men’s 6km. Juveniles U11-19.

Wednesday November 14

Clonmel AC 4km Series Rd 3 (of 5). C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888

November 17/18

BMOH Eddie Murphy Memorial B2B, Sixmilebridge.

Saturday November 17

Irish Life BHAA 6km C-C, Santry 11am. Entry €10 members, €15 guests (online).

Clontarf Half Marathon and 5-Mile, 10am. Entry €28 half, €20 5-mile.

Annagassan Viking 10km, Co. Louth, 11am. Entry €20.

British and Irish Masters C-C, Swansea, Wales

Sunday November 18

The Gingerbread Run Half Marathon, Portarlington GAA, McCann Park, 12 noon. Entry €37.50. T-shirt, hat, medal and special gift all finishers. Also, 10km.

Stook 10-mile and 5km, Co. Kilkenny. C:

Annacurra Camogie 5 Bounds Challenge 5km/10km, Aughrim, Co. Wicklow, 10.30am. T-shirts all 10km finishers. Entry €25. Cash prizes.

Munster Masters C-C and Juvenile Relays.

Cork BHAA 5km,  Little Island, 11am.

Leenane 5-mile, Co. Mayo, 2pm. Entry €15 individual, €25 family. All funds to Leenane/Maam Red Cross ambulance. Medal, cake, all finishers. C: Steve Coyne 087 7719751

Co. Down 5km, St Patrick’s Square, Downpatrick, 9am. ANI Permit. C: Andrew Telford 077 71985042.

Great Ethiopian Run, Addis Ababa.

Wednesday November 21

Clonmel AC 4km Series Rd 4 (of 5).  C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888

Saturday November 24

Dublin Mo-Run 5km/10km, Phoenix Park,. Entry €16 for 5km, €19 for 10km (early bird) Also children’s MiniMo 1.5km; entry €10.

MCI Marathon, half marathon.

Puck Warriors Jingle Run 5km/10km, Killorglin, Co. Kerry, 10am. Handicap start: women start 3 mins before men. Entry: 5km €8 or €10 on day; €20 family. 10km: €10 or €15 on day; €25 family. C: 066 97903680;

Malcolm Cup C-C. NI Cross-Country League 2018/9 Rd 3 (of 8).

Belfast Mo-Run 5km/10km, Ormeau Park, 10am. Children’s MiniMo, 9.30am.

Sunday November 25

Irish Life Health Senior, Junior and Juvenile Even Ages C-C

Annacurra Camogie 5 Bounds Challenge 5km/10k, Co. Wicklow. 10.30am.

Reindeer Run, Stormont Estate, Belfast, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Johnny Breen 074 28239665;

Wednesday November 28

Clonmel AC 4km Series Rd 5 (final rd). C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888.

Friday November 30- Saturday December 1

East of Ireland B2B Howth Marathon, half marathon, 9am.



Saturday December 1

Jingle Bells 5km, Phoenix Park, Dublin, 11am. AI Permit.

Podium 4 Sport Seeley Cup 10km, Ormeau Park, Belfast, 2.30pm. Entry £17 reg, £19 unreg. 1,000 limit. Prizes: 1st £250. 2nd £150, 3rd £75; also, teams, and masters O35-60.                        C: 028 90602707;

Sunday December 2

Dublin Intermediate Cross-Country and Juvenile League Rd 3, Tymon Park.

Santa Dash Dublin 5km/10km, North Bull Island, Clontarf, 12 noon. Entry €25 adult, €20 child.

Munster Inter and Juvenile B C-C.

The Border Half Marathon, Corbally, Co. Limerick, 11am. Online entry €36.30. T-shirt all finishers. C: Edel Henriques 087 2611489; Jason Moloney 087 8453058.

Belleek 10km, C.o Mayo, 12 noon. AI Permit. Entry €15; beanie cap first 150 to reg; cash prizes. C: Ann Egan 087 4186895.

Saturday December 8

12ks of Christmas, Kildare Business Park, 12 noon.

Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 9am. AI Permit. Online entry €66.34 marathon, €55.64 half marathon, €34.24 10km.                              

Mighty Oaks C-C, TBC. NI Cross-Country League 2018/9 Rd 4 (of 8).

Sunday December 9

AI Walks Championships, Raheny.

Cork BHAA Simon 4-mile, St Michael’s Hurling Club, Blackrock, 11am. All proceeds to Cork Simon Community. C: Kevin Cummins 087 9144765;

25th European Cross-Country Championships, Tilburg, Netherlands

Saturday December 15

North West C-C, U3A Foyle, Derry. NI Cross-Country League 2018/9 Rd 5 (of 8). ANI Permit. C: Gerry Lynch 077 02006667;

Sperrin Harriers Winter Trail League Series, Lough Fea 5km, 12 noon.

Sunday December 16

Irish Life Health National Novice and Juvenile Uneven Ages Cross-County.

Drogheda and District Christmas 5km, 11am. AI Permit.

Wicklow Santa Dash, Jack White’s Inn, 11am.

Wednesday December 26

St Stephen’s Day 4-Mile, Clonmel, 12 noon. AI Permit.

Orienteering: Christmas Score Event, Three Rock, To cknock, Co. Dublin 10.20-12.

Larne AC Boxing Day 5-Mile Run, Glynn RFC, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Ruth Moore 079 29333982

Thursday December 27

Rita and Robbie 5km, Navan, 12 noon. AI Permit. C: Fiona Gunapala 086 7277735;

Hills: Christmas Run the Sugar Bowl (7.3km, 400m), 11am.

MCI Marathon, Half Marathon, Portumna, Co. Galway, 8am.

Saturday December 29

Moorebabbey Milers Mile, Galbally. AI Permit.