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The Run in the Dark and the fitness events to keep you active this week

Here are the events taking place around the country this week.

ANOTHER WEEK, ANOTHER bunch of great events for those interested in working up a bit of a sweat.The Run In The Dark takes centre stage this week but there are plenty more challenges to help keep you in shape…

As always, if you’ve an event coming up, please get in touch ( and we’ll give it a mention.

Dublin start 940x788


What: Decathlon 10k and half-marathon (registration closes Thursday)
When: Saturday 14 November, 9.30am
Where: Belfast
More information here


What: Eddie Murphy Memorial half-marathon, marathon, ultra-marathon and back-to-back marathons (consecutive days)
When: Sunday 15 November
Where: Sixmilebridge
More information here


What: Little Island BHAA 4-Mile road race
When: Sunday 15 November, 11am
Where: Little Island
More information here


What: Gran Tots 5k
When: Sunday 15 November, 1pm
Where: Michael Davitts GAA, Swatragh
More information email


What: Tollymore Trail ultra-marathon, marathon, half marathon and 10k.
When: Saturday 14 November
Where: Tollymore Forest Park, Newcastle
More information here


What: Faceless Monk 200k sportive
When: Saturday 14 November
Where: Whitehall Church, Dublin 9
More information here
What: MoRun (5k/10k)
When: Saturday 14 November, 10am
Where: Saint Kevin’s
More information here
What: Dublin Care to Run 5k
When: Sunday 15 November, 11am
Where: St Anne’s Park, Raheny
More information here


What: Leenaun 5-mile rune/jog/walk
When: Sunday 15 November, 2pm
Where: Leenaun
More information here


What: Run The Gauntlet half-marathon
When: Sunday 15 November, 9am
Where: Gap of Dunloe, Kerry
More information here


What: Hollymount International 10k road race
When: Sunday 15 November, 9am
Where: Hollymount, near Ballinrobe
More information here


What: Emerald Fund Sportive
When: Saturday 14 November, 8.30am (sign-on)
Where: Dunboyne Co. Meath
More information here


What: Sperrin Harriers Winter League Lough Fea 5k
When: Saturday 14 November, 12 noon
Where: Cookstown
More information here
The second annual Run In The Dark takes place this Wednesday and Ireland is hosting four events in Dublin, Cork and Galway. Though registration for all events has passed, there are waiting lists where you can sign up…and maybe be lucky enough to secure an entry by clicking here.

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