The 10K Route is one single loop of the course, including the causeway.

Starting on Nimmo’s Pier at the Claddagh, 10K participants run along the closed road through the heart of Salthill as far as the camping park, turning down towards the sea and return via the back of the Golf Club and along the promenade, out and back a stretch of the Causeway and back to the Claddagh.

This is a very fast and flat course and perfect for PB attempts.

The start area is self-seeded according to predicted race time. Three start chutes are set out as follows:

1. Elite & Sub 45 minutes.
2. Sub 60 minutes.
3. Over 60 minutes.

This will ensure a clear passage to the route at a pace you are comfortable with. The race is chip timed from start line to finish line. This means you will not lose out by starting towards the back


Your race number will be posted to you before the event. Due to Covid-19 there will not be a bag drop.

The 10K race will start at 10:30am. There will be one water station on course (near the start/finish area) – There will be post-race refreshments at the finish line.

If you have any further questions or queries regarding start times, location, how to get to the race, the event day schedule or anything in between, please check Event Info or the FAQ page.


This event will sell out, so be sure to sign up early and guarantee yourself a spot in Run Galway Bay 2020!

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