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The annual Ardagh 10 Mile Challenge takes place on a scenic, point-to-point course during the peak of Winter.  The first two miles of the course brings you on the scenic route around the village before you head up over the mountain, the last half mile has you once again running through the historic and award winning village of Ardagh to finish at the village green.


Event Details and Schedule

Our annual 10 Mile Challenge Run takes place on Saturday 28th of December in Ardagh.


Chip Timing

All entrants in both the 10 Mile Challenge and the 5K Fun Run will be chip timed.  Results will be available online on our Facebook Page shortly after completion of the race.



Every entrant on completion of the 10 Mile Challenge and 5km chipped race will receive a specially commissioned medal.



For the 10 mile Challenge

Prize money this year for the first three ladies AND the first three gentlemen over the finish line.

1st  €100, 2nd €75 and 3rd €50


Trophies for the first Man and Woman in the 10 mile

O/40,  0/50 and  O60


10 mile Course Record Bonus €100

1st Man to break 55 minutes

1st Woman to break 60 minutes


For the 5k Run

Trophies for the first three ladies and gentlemen over the finish line.

Trophies for the first three boys and girls under 16 on the day of the race over the finish line.


This event raises funds for Ardagh Moydow Glen Community Games.  All money raised goes towards providing community games activities for Children in our Parish.

10 Mile Registration online up to and including 23rd December will be €20*. Entry fee on the day will be €25.

5k Registraition available online also – €15* for chipped timed registration with a finisher medal and €5* for non chip timed entry and no medal.

*excludes online booking fee

Thank you for your support.