New course gets the thumbs up!

Galway City Council pulled out all the stops to get the new path at the back of the golf course finished and opened last Friday, just in time for the annual Elverys Galway Bay Half Marathon & 10k. The path was destroyed in the storms last January. ‘It’s one of…

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Will it be three in a row for Sergiou?

Want tips from one of the greatest Runners in the country? Watch this video Joanne Murphy talks to Sergiou Ciobanu the evening before the race – Sergiou is going for three in a row having won the Galway Bay Half Marathon the previous two years. Joanne also chats with TV…

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Another Amazing Day

The atmosphere was incredible throughout the event this year with the Elverys Sports Power Team’s energetic warm up and cool down sessions ensuring that all participants minimised their aches and pains by stretching properly before and after their run. Loman Caulfield from Elverys Sports commented ‘We are delighted to be…

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It’s Fabulous

Run or walk Galway’s amazing 10K or Half Marathon route which takes in the longest seaside promenade in Europe. The scenery is breathtaking with spectacular views of the Clare mountains across Galway Bay and the wild Atlantic Ocean. Come for the weekend – there is too much to see and…

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It’s famous

The race starts and finishes alongside the famous Claddagh Quay on the edge of Galway City. It was formerly a fishing village, just outside the old city walls and is also the home of the world famous Claddagh ring. So if romance is in the air this is the place…

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It’s Fun

If you are visiting for the weekend you’ll get to enjoy the best of both worlds as the quaint Medieval City and the vast Seaside resort of Salthill sit side by side offering a host of pubs, restaurants and plenty to do for all ages.

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It’s flat!

The course is great for new runners who want to avoid hills and it’s even better for fast runners who are looking for a personal best!. Starting at the Claddagh, participants run along the closed road through the heart of Salthill and return on the promenade and the newly surfaced…

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It’s friendly

Brought to you by the founders of RunIreland – we know a thing or two about making people feel welcome. We welcome everyone from walkers, to fun runners and from club runners to the elites.

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Run for a cause

The event is not run by a charity but has a long legacy of helping to raise funds for many local and national charities. It’s up to you if you want to run for fun or for a cause of your own choice – we encourage that! Contact us if…

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