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Break out the Santa hat, get in the Christmas spirit and get active this week

Here are the events taking place over the coming days.

BREAK OUT THE Santa costume and check out our selection of this week’s best fitness events…

As always, if you’re organising an event or know of one taking place in your club or county, you can send all the details to fitness@the42.ie and we’ll include it in our events guide the following week.

brogan Bernard Brogan is supporting the Aware Christmas Run. Source: Shane O'Neill Photography

Cork

What: CIT floodlight cross-country race (men -5k; women – 3k)
When: Friday 11 December, 7pm
Where: CIT sports campus
More information here
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What: Cork Simon Community 4-mile charity run
When: Sunday 13 December, 11am
Where: Marina Rowing Club, Cork
More information here

Derry

What: North west triathlon club winter 5k series
When: Sunday 13 December, 11am
Where: Templemore sports complex, Buncrana Road
More information here

Dublin

What: AWARE 5k and 10k Christmas Run
When: Saturday 12 December, 10.30am (10k), 10am (5k)
Where: Phoenix Park
More information here

Galway

What: Galway Christmas 10k run
When: Sunday 13 December, 1pm
Where: Athenry, 1pm
More information here

Kerry

What: Killorglin CC Christmas Hamper ride
When: Sunday 13 December, 10am
Where: Killorglin Leisure Centre
More information here
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What: Run Rudolph Run 5k
When: Sunday 13 December, 11am
Where: Castleisland
More information here

Kildare

What: KTRTC 12 k’s of Christmas (or 6k if you prefer!)
When: Saturday 12 December, all day
Where: Kildare town
More information here

Kilkenny

What: Kilkenny 5k Santa Run
When: Saturday 12 December, noon
Where: Kilkenny city,
More information here

Limerick

What: Limerick blanket 5k run
When: Saturday 12 December , 9.30am
Where: UL
More information here

Sligo

What: Glow 5k Run Sligo
When: Friday 11 December, 8pm
Where: Doorly Park, Sligo
More information email raymondmurtagh@eircom.net
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What: Innisfree Wheelers Santa Cycle
When: Sunday 13 December, 11am
Where: Sligo IT
More information here

Tipperary

What: Tipperary Regional Youth Service Jingle Bell Jog
When: Sunday 13 December, 1pm
Where: LIT Sports Hall
More information here

Tyrone

What: The Rudolph Run Eskra 10k
When: Saturday 12 December, noon
Where: Eskra, Tyrone
More information here
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What: Mighty Oaks 5-mile cross country
When: Saturday 12 December, noon
Where: Cookstown, Tyrone
More information here

Waterford

What: Old Parish 5-mile Turkey Trot
When: Sunday 13 December, noon
Where: Marine Bar, Dungarvan
More information here

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