March 2019

Friday March 1-Sunday March 3

European Indoor Championships, Glasgow. 

Saturday March 2

Irish Universities Cross-Country Championships, NUIG. 

BHAA Cross-Country, Dublin venue tbc. 

Leinster Indoors Day 3, Seniors, Juniors and Masters Indoors, NIA, Abbotstown, 10am. Entry €12 per team. Closing date Feb 14.  

Tipperary Throws Festival. Templemore. 

Quest Kenmare Adventure Race (run, cycle, kayak). C: 064 6635512; 

Walled City Marathon 10-Mile, Derry/Londonderry, 10am. 800-limit reached. ANI Permit. C: Gerry Lynch 077 02006667; 

Carmen 10km, Carrickmore GFC, 11am, ANI Permit. C: Michael Kerr 028 80760557. 

Rollercoaster Races, Down Race Club, 11am. ANI Permit. C: Joe Quinn 073 95814122.

Sunday March 3 

Leinster Indoors Day 4, juvenile club relay, NIA, Abbotstown, 10am. Entry €10 per event; €15 relay teams, Closing date Feb 20.   

Lusk 4 Mile road Race & Fun Run 3pm. Thomas Ashe Dash at 2pm. 400m u-8; 800m u-12; 1 mile u-16. Visit 

Kearney and McBride Cup 5km, Glenmore, Co. Louth, 1pm. AI Permit. Online entry €16.29.  Individual and team prizes. Juvenile cross-country races, U11-19. C: Emma Mallon 086 03685463/087 2325615; 

Hills: Woodstock Trail (9.5km, 170m), Kilkenny, 11am. 

Munster 4-Mile Road Championships, Dundrum, Co. Tipperary, 1pm.

Hills: Munster Winter League, Tountinna (6.5km, 280m), 8pm. 

Carra 8km, Canacon, Mayo.

Rock and Road 10km, half and full marathon, Kinvara, Co. Galway. 

Del SSE Derry 10-Mile Challenge. ANI Permit.

Slieve Gallion 5km/10km Challenge, Longfield Land, Desertmartin, Magherafelt, 10am. ANI Permit. C: Peter Donnelly 079 44702434; 

Tokyo Marathon. World Marathon Major. 

Tuesday March 5

Dublin Night Run 5km/10km, Sandymount, Dublin, 7.20pm. Entry €15; 1,000 limit. Medal 

Munster Schools Indoor Games, Nenagh. 

Friday March 8

Cara Bundoran Challenge Day 1, 5km, 7pm. AI Permit.

Saturday March 9-Sunday March 10

European Throwing Cup, Samorin, Slovakia.

Saturday March 9 

Irish Life Health All Ireland Schools C-C, Clongowes, Co. Kildare, 11am. 

Simon Home Run 5-Mile, Phoenix Park, 10.30am. AI Permit. Goodie bags, medals; children’s activities.

Hills: Leinster Winter Spring League, Rd 6, Maulin Winter (7.5km, 538m), 11am. 

Runamuck Challenge (11km or 5.5km), Coolcarrigan Estate, Naas, Co. Kildare.   

Hurley Hoey Memorial 10km, Gurteen, Doora, Ennis, Co. Clare, 11am. 

Cara Bundoran Challenge Day 2, 10km/10-Mile, 10am. AI Permit.

Gaelforce Mountain Run, Killary, 7am. 22km, 13km, 12km options. Cost €30-€40.C: 095 42006;  

Westport Leisure Park Duathlon, Co. Mayo.

Inis Iroin Meain 5km,10km, 12km, Aran Islands, Co. Galway. 12.30pm. Entry €40 or €30 for islanders. 

Shane’s Castle Ultra/Marathon/Half, Co. Antrim. Ultra 6am, marathon 9am, half marathon 11am. Entry £50, £35, £25. Medal, t-shirt all finishers. C: Sammy/Adrian Daye 074 25623164/078 76560015; 

Sunday March 10

Irish Life Health Masters Indoors, Athlone, 11am.

Meath Spring Half Marathon incorp. Rennicks and Fr Delany Cups, Bohermeen, 11am. AI permit. Online entry €30; limit 999 entries. Long-sleeved t-shirt and commemorative medal. Special hotel rates for overnight stays. C: Stephen Ball 086 0792580.

Longford 10km/5km, 11am. AI Permit. C: Edel Nolan 086 0824499.

St Laurence O’Toole AC 10km/5km, Carlow, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €13 for 5km; €19.26 for 10km. Specially designed buff all finishers; prizes top three in both races. 

Wexford CBS 5km Fundraiser, 11am. Entry €16.05 (with t-shirt); €11 (without t-shirt). 

Duhallow 10-Mile, Newmarket, Co. Cork, 1.30pm. AI Permit. Online entry €30; €500 for winning M/F; cash prizes age groups, wheelchair categories. Course record bonus. T-shirt first 500 to reg. C:  Donie Shine 086 8149970, Jerry Twomey 086 8050821, Michael Murphy 083 1025222; Facebook. 

Crosshaven 5km/10km, 11.30am. AI Permit. Entry €20 10km, €15 5km. Medals all participants. Kids’ race 11am. 

Killeagh GAA Healthy Clubs 4-Mile, 11am. AI Permit. C: David Barry 087 8123352.

Deise College Dungarvan 10km, Dungarvan GAA Pavilion, 11am. AI Permit. Race 5 Michael Roche Carpets Spring Series. 

Kilsheelan 10-Mile, Co. Tipperary, 12pm. AI Permit. C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888.

Hardman Killarney 10km, 11am. Entry €25. Entry €35; t-shirt, medal all finishers; €7,000 prize fund. C: 087 6259892; Facebook or 

5/10km Fun Colour Run, Lawrencetown Commmunity Development Group, Galway, 1pm. Cost €5-€20. C: Irene 086 8861726.

Race to Recovery 10km, Ormeau Park, Belfast, 10.30am. ANI Permit. Entry £10. 3km fun run, entry £5. C: Regina Cox 028 90725472;

Live Active NI 2km Superhero family event, tbc.

Saturday March 16

Emeralds Camogie Club Paddy Run 5/10km, Ulringford, Co. Kilkenny, 12PM. Entry €10-€20. Medals all finishers; fancy dress and other prizes. CL Anna Fox 086 3909400; 

Tralee Harriers Half Marathon/0km, Tralee Bay Wetlands, 10am. Online entry €42.70 half, €32.15 10km. Medal, t-shirt all finishers. Music. 

Washingbay Green Run 5km,10km, half marathon, 10.30am. ANI Permit. Brendan Quinn 077 84516133;; 

Ormeau Runners Forestside 5-Mile Trail Race, tbc.

St Patrick’s Weekend 5km, 10km and 1km, U3A Foyle, 10.40am. ANI Permit. C: Paula McGilloway 077 29628448.

Extreme North Shore2Summit Adventure Race (61km, 41km or 22km options), Sliabh Sneacht Centre, Drumfries, Inishowen, Co. Donegal. 

Sunday March 17 

Streets of Portlaoise 5km, Midlands Park Hotel, 11am. AI Permit. Race 1 Kia Series. Online entry €16.06 or €26.75 (with t-shirt). U16 €10; reg on day. Team and individual prizes; course record bonus. C: Joseph Walsh 087 2075688;

Balbriggan Cancer Support Half Marathon/10km, 8.45am. AI permit. Early-bird online entry €32.10 half, €21.40 10km. 

AON Mullingar Half Marathon, 10.30am. AI Permit. Online entry fee from €37.45. T-shirts, medals, prizes. 

Cloyne Commons 4km Road Races Series (re-scheduled), 9.30am. Entry €5.

Jimmy’s Ten, Ballydugan Rd, Downpatrick, 11am. ANI permit. C: Joe Quinn 037 95814122;

SPAR Craic 10km, Belfast, 9am. ANI permit. C: Connla McCann 078 41101274.

Altamuskin 5, 12pm. ANI Permit. C: Michael Broderick 077 53615161; 

Monday March 18

St Patrick’s Festival 5km, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 12pm. AI Permit. Online entry €21.40. Goodie bags, t-shirts, face painting, music. Lord Mayor of Dublin 5-Alive Challenge round. C: 

Galbally 10km, Co. Wexford, 11am. Entry €12. Also 5km. C: 086 8861726.

Cork County Novice and Masters Road Championships, Castlelyons, 11am. 

Tuesday March 19

ALSAA Track Race Series 2018/19 Rd 6, 3,000m, 7.30pm. ALSAA Sports Centre, Dublin Airport.  Entry €5. C: Gerry Martin 087 2132244, Eugene Foley 086 3835695, P.J Noonan 01 8315803.

Cork Athletics County Road Championships 4-Mile, Castlelyons, 11am. AI Permit. 

Wednesday March 20 

Clonmel Athletic Club 6km Road Race Series, 7pm. AI Permit. C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888.

Saturday March 23

SIAB Schools C-C International, Dublin. 

K Club BHAA 10km, Clane, Co. Kildare. 

Clongowes 5km Fun Run, 11.30am. Online entry €21.40; family €53.50; U12 €11. T-shirt first 300 to reg. 

Friends of St Oliver’s 5km, Newry Road, Dundalk, 11am. AI Permit. Online entry €15.87. Cash prizes first 3 M/F. Medals first 200 entrants. Tea, coffee, cakes, and raffle.

Trail: Maurice Mullins Memorial 51km, Glencullen, 9.30am. 26km, Ballinastoe Woods, 12pm. 

Gaelforce Dublin Adventure Race, Tallaght. Cost €75-85. 

Ennis 10km, Lees Road, Ennis, 11am. Kids’ 2km. Run the Banner Series Race 3. AI Permit.

The Ros Run Marathon, Half Marathon 10km, Hannon’s Hotel, Roscommon, 8am. T-shirt, medal all finishers. Entry €26.73, €42.76, €53.45. 

Larne Half Marathon, 11am. ANI permit. C: Ruth Moore 079 29333982.

Saturday March 23-Saturday March 30

World Masters Indoors, Torun, Poland. 

Sunday March 24

Tullamore 5km, 10am. AI Permit. Offaly Road Race Series Race 1. Online entry €11 or reg on day. 

Meath Road Relay Championships, Bohermeen 10am. C: Stephen Ball 086 0792580.

Wicklow Half Marathon & 10km, Wicklow Town. 10.30am. Medal. 

Kilcullen 700 Celebration 10km/5km, Co. Kildare, 11am. Online entry €18.71 10km; €13.38 5km, or €26.75 family. 

Athletics Limerick County 4-Mile, Kilmallock, 1pm. 

Craughwell 10-Mile/10km, Co. Galway. 11am. AI Permit. Online entry. 10-mile €26.73; 10km €21.40. www.runireland,com 

Co-Op Stores Mallow 10-Mile, 12.30pm. AI Permit. Online entry €31.98; 2,000 limit. Prizes usual categories; t-shirt all entries.

Hills: Munster Winter League, Bansha Woods (6km, 300m), 12 noon. 

Age Group and Senior Throws Competition, Finn Valley Stadium, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal, 11am. 

Wednesday March 27 

Mason Mortgages and Financial Services Colligan League, 6.30pm.

Clonmel Athletic Club 6km Road Race Series, 7pm. AI Permit. C: Niall O’Sullivan 086 1660888.

Baker McKenzie Super Fives Rd 1 (series of 10 races; 4 x 5km, 6 x 5mile). C: Glenn Grant 077 20081053. 

Friday March 29

Dublin to Belfast Ultra (173km), St James’s Gate, Dublin to Crown Bar Belfast, 12pm. C: Sammy/Adrian Daye 074 25623164/078 76560015; 

Omagh North Nursery Schools 40th Anniversary 5km, 6.30pm. ANI Permit. C: Amanda Duffy-Phillips 077 14727421; 

Saturday March 30

Irish Life Health Juvenile Indoors Day 1, Athlone, 10am.

Dublin City Council 4-Mile, St Anne’s Park, Raheny 11am. Lord Mayor of Dublin 5-Alive Challenge round. 

Run for Rita 5km, Tymon Park, 3pm. Online entry €21.40 adult, €11 U16, €53.50 family. C: Glenda 087 9583714; 

DWMRT Walk the Line 22km/11km, The Gap, Glencullen, from 4.30pm. Online entry from €16.05; plus, minimum €75 sponsorship. 

Eamon Moloney 10km, Ennis, 11am. Race 3, Run Clare 5 to 10 Challenge. AI Permit. 

Tri Lakes Knockma Duathlon. 

World Cross-Country Championships, Aarhus, Denmark.

Sunday March 31

Dunboyne 10km (note new distance) 12pm. AI Permit. Online entry €16.32. Three-race bundles €42.60. C: Keith Eglington 086 8144012.

Naomh Ciaran 5km. AI Permit. Offaly Road Race Series Race 2. 

Irish Life Health All Ireland Juvenile Indoors Day 2, Athlone, 10am.

Women Run Strong 5km/10km, Kilkenny, 11.30am. Cost €79 to include lunch and massages at Lyrath Estate Hotel. 

Hills:  Leinster Winter Spring League Rd 7(final rd), Annagh Hill (10km, 500m), 12pm. 

Castleconnell 10km, Limerick, 1pm. AI Permit. C: Owen Silke 086 2656985. 

UCC/Carmel Lynch Memorial BHAA 10km, Western Gateway Buildings, 10.30am. C: Ger Mannix 087 9458269;  

Autism Aware Roscrea Fundraiser; 6km run, 10.15am; 40km cycle 9.30am. T-shirts, goodie bags. Cash prizes. Team event. 3km family fun run, 10.30am. 

TQ 10km, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, 10.15am. ANI Permit. Entry £13. Family 1km, 9.30am. Entry £10 family, £3 individual.