With the evenings getting longer and Summer only around the corner – it’s no better time to start running – there are so many organised runs across the city – you have no excuses! We’re put together a selection of the runs happening over the next few months. Don’t forget to call NRC Taxis on 677 2222 to get you there hassle free – we have you covered!
Great Ireland Run – 11th April
Work off all those Easter Eggs at the Great Ireland Run 10km which takes place on 11th April in the Phoenix Park. Always a great day out with big crowds participating at this event.
Samsung Night Run 26th April
Another chance to run after work! The Samsung night run is always a popular event staring at Custom House Quay. Enjoy Dublin by night as you run through the city’s streets – a must if you haven’t done it before!
Darkness Into Light – 9th May
Starting at 4.15am, and crossing the line just as dawn is breaking, the phenomenon that is Darkness Into Light, the annual 5km walk/run, will celebrate its seventh year on Saturday, May 9th 2015, in the Phoenix Park.
Calcutta Run – May 16th
This is charity run is open to all levels, family, kids ending with the Finish Line Festival with BBQ, bar, live music, DJ and fun activities in the grounds of Blackhall Place Saturday, Starting at Blackhall Place there is both a 5K and 10k route You can bring the whole family including the dog along to enjoy the scenic route through the Phoenix Park.
Mini Marathon – June 1st
Always a popular run – people of all shapes and sizes run, jog or walk the mini marathon – a great day out!
Docklands Run 20th June
For those of you who can’t make the weekend runs – this evening10k run takes place in The Docklands at 7:40pm, with the 5k starting at 8:25pm.
Keith Duffy 5K – 30th June
This year to mark Autism Awareness month Keith Duffy is doing a 5K run the Phoenix Park, on 30th June.
Colour Dash – 27th July
This starts and finishes just off the main avenue in the Phoenix Park. Make a splash of colour while you run!
Lucan 5K – 12th May
The Tom Byrne Memorial organised by Lucan Harriers AC is one of the longest running events in Dublin. The Lucan 5k starts on the main Newcastle Road, then into Griffeen Valley Park, before finishing (uniquely for a road race) on the Lucan athletics track.
Rock & Roll Half Marathon – 2nd August
If you love music and running this event is for you! Starting in Corner of North Wall Quay & Castleforbes St, Dublin, Ireland and finishing in the Phoenix Park – you can enjoy live music while you run!
Dublin Staff Relay – 10th September
The Dublin Staff Relay encourages workers from all over Dublin and its surrounds to join their colleagues in a fun 5 x 5km relay in the Phoenix Park. A great team building night out!
Dublin Half Marathon – September 19th
If you are gearing up for the Marathon – this event is a must! Starting in the Phoenix Park on Saturday September 19th at 10am – make sure you’ve done your training!
So dust off your runners and get training – you might even enjoy it! And don’t forget to call NRC Taxis on 01 677 2222 – we’ll get you there on time for that big race!