Killarney Womens Mini Marathon is a 10k and 5k event through Killarney National Park. Walk, Run or Jog, it’s up to you!

Before Race

  • All competitors can collect their race packs at the race marquee the morning of the race

Race Day

  • Please note that there are no registrations on the day. This is a strictly pre-registered event.
  • 10.30 am – Gathering of all runners, joggers and walkers on Port Road
  • 10.45 am – Procession of all participants to the start led by Leanne and the pied pipers
  • 11.00 am sharp – Race start time on Mission Road
  • Competitors should ensure they arrive ready to run with timing chips attached and race numbers attached to the front of your t-shirt.
  • There is no bag drop facility at the start line.
  • Water stop is located at approx. 5Km

Please be courteous to the Jarveys around the National Parks and give way where possible. Please watch out for uneven surfaces, potholes and the small bollards on the route.

After the Race

  • You will receive your medal.
  • Facilities: Goodies from the French Bakery, plenty of fruit and water, entertainment.
  • Plenty of family fun entertainment, Jules on the decks and of course bouncy castles!
  • Have a great race and have fun!

10 KM Route

  • Start at Missionary Road @11 am Sharp
  • Proceed towards the Cathedral
  • Take a left at the electric gates and veer right
  • Take a left and proceed down the river
  • Half way down the 5km and the 10km split – the 10km turn right
  • The 10km proceed along the track and take another right and proceed up the little pull towards Deenagh Lodge
  • Participants proceed past the playground and all the way along the tarmac path to the Castlerosse Hotel
  • Participants proceed to cross the carpark and up and over the golf course
  • Participants come through the gap and again veer right
  • Participants cross two cattle grids and on the second one turn right to the river junction.
  • Water Station is at the river junction
  • Turn right at the river junction and follow the lake shore, taking the next left and the next left again leading all participants around the lakeshore anti clockwise and returning to the river junction
  • Participants now take a right and proceed back up the river
  • Turn left at the very top and head towards Deenagh Lodge, take a right
  • Make a final sprint and finish in the Field beside playground.

5KM route

  • Start at Missionary Road @11 am Sharp
  • Proceed towards the Cathedral
  • Take a left at the electric gates and veer right
  • Take a left and proceed down the river
  • Half way down the 5km and the 10km split – the 10km turn right and the 5km continue down the river path.
  • The 5km participants continue through the river junction and cut across the path and follow the river around the lakeshore anticlockwise.
  • The participants take the next left and the next left and returning to the river junction
  • Participants now take a right and proceed back up the river
  • Turn left at the very top and head towards Deenagh Lodge, take a right
  • Make a final sprint and finish in the Field beside playground.
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