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Mooncoin GAA Rose Run 2016

The 3rd Annual Rose Run will take place on Bank Holliday Monday 2nd May at 12.00.The run will consist of a 10K run and a 5K Fun Run/Walk that will start and finish in the Mooncoin GAA Complex.
Registration at the GAA Complex from 10.00am. There will be chip timing for all 10k and 5k runners (not walkers). Cash and Spot Prizes for 1st 3 male and females across the line with category prizes for 1st male and female O40, O45, O50 and O60.
Our renowned post race refreshments await you in the GAA Complex after your run.

Pink Rock 10K 2016

This is the 5th year of this very popular event which incorporates the County Road Race C’ships. The course takes in the scenic countryside along by the River Barrow just 15 mins from Waterford City & 5 mins from New Ross on the old main road at Glenmore.

A very good value for money event with a Dri-Fit tee for all runners included in the €15 + booking fee online entry fee (€20 on the day), as well as free post-race refreshments back in Rosbercon Parish Hall. Refreshments available for family members also on a wristband basis which can be purchased on the day for €2.

With on course entertainment & our resident Paparazzi that you can’t but smile for! along with 3 water stops, you won’t find a better 10K race!

Online entry will close at midnight on Fri 8th July & your Race Pack can be collected from the Rosbercon Parish Hall from 6-8pm Sat 9th & from 9.30am on race morning. Price increases to €20 once online entry has closed.

Please note that the Start / Finish is located approx 1.5km from the Hall with parking available approx 200m from the Start/ Finish as well as at the Hall itself.

Walkers are also welcome €10 entry on the day. Walkers start at 11.15am with runners off at 12 noon.

Cash prizes for the 1st 3 Men & Women across the line with Category Prizes for 1st Male & Female Junior; O40; O45; O50 & O60. We have prizes for the 1st Male Team & 1st Female team with 4 to score on both. Please note, top finishers & category prize winners are excluded from the team event.

This is always a great event with a great atmosphere which keeps people coming back year after year, so whether it is your first time to run it or your fifth we look forward to seeing you all on the 10th July!

Church Hill 5k / 10k 2016

Annual 5k family fun run and 10k road race held in beautiful countryside of Cuffesgrange just outside Kilkenny City. Proceeds going to Church Hill National School

The 5K starts at 12pm and the 10K starts ChurchHill10Kat 1pm


Rith Beo 2016


Annual’ Rith Beo’ Race will take part on Sunday 22nd May, starting and finishing in Gaelscoil Osrai, both races will be completed over the same 5Km loop.

This year we are holding our inaugural corporate/team competition over 5km. Each team will consist of 4 members with a point awarded per finishing place, lowest score wins, in the event of a tie the first complete team home wins.

Online registration 15e individual, 50e team. Collection of numbers and chips from 9.30 in the school foyer on the morning of the event. On the day registration 20e per individual.

This is a family friendly event and a family fun run/walk over the 5km course will also take place. Family entry is 25e (unchipped). Individual children are 5e (unchipped). There will be registration for the family event in the school in the week prior to the event and on the morning itself.

Cash Prizes for the first 3 finishers male & female in both the 5km and 10Km races.
200e for the winning team.
Lots of Spot Prizes for other categories.

Refreshments, Entertainment, Fun and Craic immediately afterwards in the school

Stoneyford 10K Challenge 2016


The Stoneyford 10km Challenge will take place this year on Sunday, 15th May 2016. This is an initiative of the Stoneyford Parents Association and was established to raise money for Scoil Náisiúnta Chiaráin Naofa, our local primary school.
Number, Chip Collection and Registration on Saturday evening 14th May 4-7 pm and Sunday morning 15th May 10.00- 11.30am At Stoneyford Community Centre.
The entry fee is €20 for 10K Runners (chipped), €10 for 10K Walkers (non chipped)
See website for further details www.stoneyford.ie or www.facebook.com/Stoneyford-10k-Challenge

Prizes for:
First 5 Men
First 5 Ladies
First Over 40, 50, 60 Categories
Course Record Bonus – €50
Chip Timing by Total Timing
Accurately measured course with Jones Counter
AAI Approval
Refreshments after the race

Pacers – 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60 minute pacers
The 2016 Stoneyford 10k Challenge is strictly an over 18’s race.
No head phones or ear listening devices allowed – runners wearing head phones will not appear in the official results.

Run Mount Juliet 2016

Mount-Juliet-Master-Logo_LGThe run will include a Half Marathon, 10km and a 5km Fun Run starting at 11am on the wonderful grounds of Mount Juliet Estate, Co. Kilkenny.

The run is Athletic Association of Ireland approved.
Sonia O Sullivan said about the event:

“I really enjoyed the Run Mount Juliet km this weekend. What a beautiful setting for a run, intimate smooth roads on the estate, followed by some challenging hills on the country roads outside. The perfect finish fast downhill return to the Mount Juliet Hunters Yard. For me this run ticks all the boxes, and I would love to come back again in the future”.
– Sonia O’Sullivan (2014)

Stook 10 Mile Road Race (and 5k Dash) 2015


The Stook 10 Mile is hosted by Gowran AC and Young Ireland’s GAA club to raise funds for their juvenile squads. Since its inaugural outing in 2012, the race has earned a reputation as a tough but enjoyable mid-winter road race that offers a friendly and welcoming community atmosphere. We look forward to attracting runners across a wide range of abilities. We are very popular with runners from running clubs, bootcamps, triathlon clubs – with various clubs in Kilkenny, Carlow, Wexford, Waterford, Laois, Tipperary, Cork, Kildare, Dublin, Wicklow and Meath taking part in 2014.


Since set up we have received great feedback for both the organisation and the route and we hope to further build on this reputation this year.


  • Chip Timing By Total Timing
  • Accurate Course
  • Finishers Cowbell
  • Cash & Spot Prizes
  • AAI Permit
  • Great Atmosphere

JJ Reddy Danesfort 2015 Half Marathon, 10K Run & 5k Fun Run

The fifth annual JJ Reddy Danesfort Run takes place in Sunday 20th of September. This year we are delighted to announce the addition of a half marathon to our hugely successful 10k run and 5k fun run.
All race finishers will receive a race bag and half marathon runners – a finishers medal and technical t shirt.
Danesfort is located just of junction 9 of the M9 motorway in Co. Kilkenny.
Cash prizes for 10k and half marathon. JJ_Reddy_2015

Graigue-Ballycallan AC 5K Family Fun Run/Walk & 10K chipped Run 2015


Graigue-Ballycallan AC

with St. Aidan’s NS Parents Council

will host a 5K Family Fun Run/Walk & 10k Chipped Run
on Sunday 4th October 2015 at St. Aidan’s NS, Kilmanagh.

5K – Adult €10.00, Child €5.00, Family €20.00 – starts at 12.00pm
10K – €15.00 online (+ booking fee) / €20.00 in person – starts at 12.15pm

Register for 10K online at www.totaltiming.ie

Registrations in person & Bib & Chip collections Sat 3rd October, 7-9pm
& on the day from 10.45am to 11.30am
@ St. Aidan’s NS.

Prizes for 1st & 2nd – Men, Women & Juvenile

Refreshments will be served

AAI Approved Course
AAI Permit Granted

10K open to over-18’s only
5K not chipped, children must be accompanied by parent/ guardian

Little South Run 2015


Time to run and enjoy the rural landscape. Or walk if you prefer. The time for the annual Little South Run has arrived – the biggest little run in Ireland. Cash prizes, gun and chip timing for all athletes, joggers and walkers, online or on the day registration. And the all important complimentary post race refreshments.
Join us for another fantastic event – on June 7th in Kilmacow. Leave it to St. Senans Ac to ensure your racing experience is the best around.
The race is AAI approved and Online registration will close at midnight on Friday 5th June 2015.
Registration & Collection of numbers will be available at Kilmacow Parish Hall from 12.30pm on Sunday 7th June, €5 walkers €10 Athletes. The Little South Run will commence at 2pm sharp. See you there.