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A night on the prom with a difference - here's the best events to get you active this week

Go on, get off that couch!

FROM SKIBBEREEN TO Strandhill, we’ve another fine list of events to keep you active for another week. 

Christmas might be looming and the season of ‘wintering’ is drawing near but there’s still no excuse for not working up a sweat prior to the big one on Sunday afternoon.

Here’s our list of events to choose from this week.

As always, if you’ve an event coming up that you’d like posted here, do get in touch at ryan@the42.ie.

A view of competitors during the Women's Mini Marathon Source: James Crombie/INPHO

Cork

What: Pink Elephant 200k
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Ballincollig
More information here
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What: Skibbereen Charity Adventure Race
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Skibbereen
More information here
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What: d’Hillbillies Mud Run
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Mitchelstown
More information: theresehorgan@horgans.com

Down

What: Shimna Annual Charity Cycle
When: Sunday 17 October
Where: Newcastle
More information here

Galway

What: Giro D’Galway 2015
When: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October
Where: Galway city
More information here
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What: Night Run on the prom
When: Friday 16 October
Where: Salthill promenade
More information here 
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What: Aughrim 10k
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Aughrim, Co. Galway
More information: shanemartin67@hotmail.com
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What: Tuam RFC 8K road race
When: Sunday 18 October
Where: Tuam
More information eugenesharkey@hotmail.com

Derry

What: October Soup Cycle
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Bellaghy, Derry
More information here
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What: Mid-Ulster Duathlon
When: Sunday 18 October
Where: Magherafelt
More information here

Kikenny

What: Castlecomer Challenge
When: Sunday 18 October
Where: Castlecomer
More information click here

A general view of the VHI Women's Mini Marathon Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Kildare

What: Run-A-Muck Challenge
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Johnstown Bridge, Kilshancoe, Kildare
More information click here

Louth

What: Glenmore 6k Road Race
When: Sunday 18 October
Where: Glenmore, Louth
More information click here

Meath

What: Care 2 Run Meath Coast 10k
When: Saturday 17 October
More information: kmoloney@carersireland.com
What: Longwood Village 10k/5k
When: Sunday 18 October
Where: Longwood
More information click here

Sligo

What: Strandhill Coney Island Challenge Running Race
When: Saturday 17 October
Where: Sligo RFC, Strandhill
More information click here

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