The race is on Saturday 4th March 2017 in Kinvara, Co. Galway.
The half marathon walkers start at 11:00am, the 10K runners and walkers start at 12:00pm and the half marathon runners start at 12:10pm.
Both courses have been AI measured and permitted.
The half marathon entry is €40 and the 10K entry is €25. A small online processing fee will also apply.
Yes, everybody who enters will get a T-shirt and goodies on the day.
Yes, there will be Rock and Road finishers medals. See you at the finish line!
Yes, there will be pacers for 40/50/60 minutes for the 10K and for 1:25/1:30/1:40/1:50/2:00 for the half marathon.
All roads are closed except the crossing points on the N67, where the flow of traffic will be managed.
Yes. The Kinvara Rock and Road will use chip timing technology and every participant will receive an accurate finishing time for their race.
The half marathon is marked in miles and the 10K is marked in kilometres.
Yes, there will be one water station on the 10K course and three water stations on the half marathon course.
Yes, there’ll be tea, coffee and fancy buns : )
Yes, physical therapist students from the Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy will be available at the community centre where registration took place – more info here. This is a complimentary service.
Yes, showers will be available at the local GAA grounds – click here.
There will be lots of toilets at the start/finish area and an “emergency” toilet roughly half way along the half marathon route.
You will receive your race number and chip at Kinvara Community Centre. This can be done on the day of the race from 9:00am to 11:30am, with the race starting at 12pm. You can also get your number on Friday evening at Kinvara Community Centre from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Walkers in the half marathon can collect their numbers up to 10:30am with the walk starting at 11:00am. See the Race Number Collection page for a map.
No. There are no entries on the day.
Yes, so long as there are still places available in the 10K and you contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 28th February. We can refund you €10, which will be in your race pack.
Yes, so long as there are still places available in the half marathon and you do so before Tuesday 28th February. There is a charge of €20, which must be paid in advance. Please email email@example.com for details.
You can transfer your entry to someone else or defer your entry to 2018 if you do so before Thursday 16th February. There is a charge of €7 for a deferral. There is no charge for a number transfer. Please click here for more details. We can not offer you a refund of your entry fee.
Yes. There will be a separate start for walkers in the half marathon. Walkers in the 10K will start with the rest of the field towards the back of the group. Please choose “walker” when entering.
If you plan to walk the entire course you are a walker. Otherwise you are a runner.
Yes. You must be 18 on race day (4th March 2017) to enter both the 10K and half marathon.
The start line for both the half marathon and 10K races will be on the quay in Kinvara.
Please wear your race number to the front.
No. We welcome walkers, joggers and runners of all abilities and fitness levels.
We will be in touch with all entrants during the week before the race by email with up to date race day information. Please also check this website and the event Facebook page.
Results will be available through the results page of this website as soon as possible after you cross the finish line.
Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 male and female finishers for both distances and there will also be age group prizes for F40 (1st, 2nd, 3rd), M40 (1st, 2nd, 3rd), F50 (1st, 2nd), M50 (1st, 2nd), F60 (1st), M60 (1st) for both the 10K and half marathon. We also have a number of spot prizes to give out on the day. For more info click here.