Online Registration is now closed. There is limited registration Friday evening and Sunday morning as per the paragraph below.
PRE RACE AND RACE DAY REGISTRATION: For those of you who can, we recommend you avail of collecting your race number and timing chip the Friday evening before the race. These can be collected from 5.00pm to 7.00pm on Friday the 8th at St Mary’s Junior School Blessington (across from the Topaz garage and behind the church). Otherwise there will be a registration desk at the Lakeshore Amenity area on the morning of the race where you should aim to collect your number no later than 10:45am.

The Lakes 10k takes place in Blessington, County Wicklow, which is approximately a 45 minute drive from Dublin along the N81.

The route, on closed roads, takes you around a section of the scenic Blessington Lakes.  Starting on the bridge crossing the lake, the route heads toward Manor Kilbride, before you turn back toward Blessington to face the only climb on the route from the 6th to 7th km.  It’s then downhill to the finish line – be sure to enjoy the views over Blessington Lake!

At the finish line, you can enjoy a tradition of The Lakes 10K – muffins!  There will also be a goodie bag for each participant.

There will be cash prices for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female, along with age category prizes.

Entry is €20 (plus an administration fee) and includes a t-shirt.

On the day registration opens at 9am.

The run has an AAI permit and is limited to 600 participants.  All updates will be posted on Facebook –  visit The Lakes 10k and Like the page to keep up-to-date.  We’d also be grateful if you could Share the event with your friends.   There will shortly be a website.

1st Male and Female €250 cash, 2nd Male and Female €150 cash, 3rd Male and Female €100 cash

Age category prizes = to be confirmed.

Prize Categories: Male and Female 35-44, Male and Female 45-55, Male and Female 56+

If you have any queries send us an email at

The Lakes 10k Committee

Happy Running,