Congratulations to all of this years prize winners:

Mens: Paul O Donnell (1) and WIlliam Maunsell (2)

Womens: Lizzie Lee (1) and Maria McCambridge (2)

Teams: Leevale (1), Dundrum South Dublin (2) and Mullingar Harriers (3)


The Kia Race Series is back for 2022.

The Line Up (and associated course records):


  • We have a limited number of FREE ENTRIES for Elite athletes. Criteria over 5km is sub 15min men / 17min women. If you do not have a recent 5k time, but have comparable 10k, 10 mile times, these will also be considered. All elite enquiries to

**Only the top 5 in the standings after round 3 will be invited as free entries to Dunshaughlin due to capacity limits at the event.


  • Elite runners will be invited to each event and will receive complimentary entry. 
  • This year, race organisers have moved from offering access to the car as prize for overall series winner to cash prizes.
  • There is a guaranteed prize pot of €27,000 on offer. Athletes must compete in four out of seven races, with the lowest combined points scores over those 4 races winning the series, as per previous years.
  • There is a €1,500 cash prize for the overall male and female series winner with €1,000 for the second placed male and female
  • There will be €500 course record bonuses on offer for both the male & female course records at every event. (7 x €1,000 in bonuses)
  • Team – There will be a €15,000 prize pot for team prize, €7000, €5000, €3000 for top 3 teams.
  • Teams will consist of 6 participants, 3 male/3 female.
  • Teams will be scored based on placings in the race, and the team winner from each race will get 10points, 9 for second and so on down to 1 point for 10th place team. The team with the highest points at the end of the series will be overall winner. One team per club will count in scoring
  • Teams must be from Athletics Ireland affiliated clubs.


  • You do not need to declare teams on a week to week basis. Your first 3 males and females in the results associated with your club will form the team score.
  • Teams can do as many or as few races as they wish. The winning team in Portlaoise (for example) will get 10 points, 9 for second and so on. Each race will be the same format and the team at the top of the table after 7 races will be the team winner.
  • Team scores are based on Gender Rank in the race. So if the winning female comes in 20th overall, she contributes 1 point (and not 20) to the overall team score. The best team score achievable at any race is 12 (M 1,2,3 – F 1,2,3)