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Here's a list of the best sporting activities to do in Ireland this week

Let’s get up and active.

WE’VE ANOTHER JAM-PACKED weekend of sporting activity coming up and if you can prise yourself away from the rugby for a few hours we’re sure you can fit in one or two of these events.

Marathons in Roscommon and 100-milers in Offaly, it’s our weekly events calendar for all you sports freaks out there.

As always, if you’ve got an event coming up that you’d like mentioned, please get in touch at ryan@the42.ie.

A competitor pictured today before running in the Irish leg of the Wings for Life World Run Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Cork

What: Ardfield 5k/10k road races
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Ardfield, near Clonakilty
More information here

Derry

What: Tour of South Derry (55k/80k)
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Magherafelt
More information here

Donegal

What: Dromore National School Cycle (30k/60k)
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Dromore
More information here

Galway

What: NUI Galway 8k run
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: NUI, Galway
More information e-mail nuigalway8k@kingfisherclub.com
What: Ras 10k Connemara
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Carna, Connemara
More information here
What: North East Galway 10k run
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Moylough
More information here

Kerry

What: Puck Warriors Duathlon Winter Series
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Killorglin
More information here
What: Valentia Island half-marathon/10k
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Valentia Island
More information here

Kildare

What: Donadea 10k run
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Donadea
More information contact: Emma Fox 087-7602071

Limerick

What: St Michael’s Rowing Club (SMRC) Urban Run (5k/10k)
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: SMRC clubhouse, O’Callaghan’s Strand
More information here

Mayo

What: Currane Duathlon Challenge (31.5k cycle/6.5k run)
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Curran, Co. Mayo
More information here

The start of the Category 1 Super series Male race Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

What: Breaffy 10k
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Breaffy
More information contact: Michael McGrath 086-8534729

Meath

What: Duleek Parish Cycle (14k, 45k, 80k)
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Duleek GAA grounds, Navan
More information here

Offaly

What: Slieve Bloom 168km extreme challenge
When: Saturday 10 October
Where: Birr, Co. Offaly

Roscommon

What: Termonbarry half-marathon/8k race
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Termonbarry (5 miles west of Longford town)
More information here

Tipperary

What: Clonmel Care to Run 10k
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Clonmel
More information here

Waterford

What: South East 10-mile Run (or walk) for life
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Waterford city
More information here

Wicklow

What: Donard Glen 10
When: Sunday 11 October
Where: Donard, west Wicklow
More information here

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