Event Details

  • Location
  • Race Type 10k Run, Half Marathon
  • Date 30-08-2020
  • Time 10:00
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UPDATE 27/08 – EVENT POSTPONED. All participants have been emailed.

The Olyegate Half Marathon and 10k returns on Sunday August 30th 2020.

Update 21/8: Following consultation with the relevant sporting bodies, this even DOES GO AHEAD as planned.




Start Times

1/2 Marathon Walkers only: 09.00

1/2 Marathon : 10:00

10k Race/Run/Walk: 10:30



Registration is available online only.

Registration and bag pick up will be at Mernagh’s Oylegate on Saturday 29th of August, 5pm to 8pm and morning of race at GAA grounds from 8am.


Virtual Run Option

If you can’t attend in person, a virtual run option is also available.  Run the race and contact the Event Facebook Page and we’ll post your medal and tshirt to you!


What’s Included?

Sports Tops for first 250 registered.

Medals for all finishers.


Refreshments will be provided before the prize presentation after the race in the GAA complex


10k prizes:

  • Mens 1st/ Womens 1st
  • Mens 2nd/ Womens 2nd
  • Mens 3rd / Womens 3rd

Half Marathon Prizes:

  • Mens/Womens 40-49
  • Mens/womens 50-59
  • Mens/Womens 60-69
  • Mens/Womens 70 over


Other Information


No bicycles, roller skates or pets on the course. Children must be accompanied. NO ipods/MP3 (AII rules) Walkers please make way for runners. 10k/ half marathon runners must be over 18 years on the race day

NOTE RE NUMBER POSTAGE: Number postage option available on all race entries (€3.00 surcharge) up to seven days before the event. After that number collection only available. Please note that number postage does not include your t-shirt.