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Runners at the start of the Valentine's 10 Mile Road Race from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: 500 Participants Spread The Love For Running At Valentine’s Day 10 Mile Event

February 15, 2016 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a cold morning, but the love of running was in the air for the Valentines 10-mile road race yesterday in town. A sold out event, the 500 runners gathered at the Tralee Wetlands and some really made the effort for the day that was in it, with reds […]

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Launching the Tralee Valentines 10 Mile Run/Walk for Bon Secours employees were, from left: Dr George Phillip, Mary B Murphy, Suzanne Chute, Donna Roche, Siobhain Hartnett, Tara Wrenn, Martha O'Donoghue, Suzanne Doyl, Regi Galvin and Denis Hanafin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Bon Secours Employees To Take On Valentine’s Run Challenge

February 2, 2016 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

EMPLOYEES of Bon Secours hospital will be raising money for Tralee Rotary Club and getting active when they take on the Tralee Valentines 10 Mile Run Walk organised by Run the Kingdom. The event is being used primarily as a health initiative for Bon Secours employees and takes place on […]

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Bridget Moore of Tralee Triathlon Club (L) & Marilyn O Shea of Born To Run pictured yesterday at the launch of the Tralee Valentines Run.

From The Wetlands With Love…Get Set For The Valentine’s Weekend 10 Mile Road Race

January 26, 2016 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

DO you love to run? Run the Kingdom are holding the Valentines Weekend 10 Mile Road Race which will take place on Sunday, February 14, 2016. The race is seen as a valuable training guide for the Tralee International Marathon and Half Marathon, which takes place around four weeks after this […]

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PHOTOS: Legendary Tralee Runner Honoured At Run The Kingdom Awards Night

PHOTOS: Legendary Tralee Runner Honoured At Run The Kingdom Awards Night

November 25, 2015 at 4:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE athlete who has enjoyed a stellar career in running was honoured at the Run The Kingdom Awards in the Fels Point Hotel last night. John Griffin received the Hall of Fame Award at the event which saw numerous awards handed out to participants. The 1988 and 1989 Dublin City Marathon […]

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Talk On Setting Up Of Tralee Sport Tourism Alliance

Talk On Setting Up Of Tralee Sport Tourism Alliance

November 1, 2015 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

  MARCUS Howlett, CEO of Run the Kingdom, will give a talk at IT Tralee (North Campus, Room T106) on November 3 at 7.30pm on the setting up of the Tralee Sport Tourism Alliance. Run the Kingdom wants to increase Tralee’s capacity to attract and host sport tourism events, develop adventure tourism, bring […]

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Churchill GAA Getting Ready To Hold Special 10k Run

Churchill GAA Getting Ready To Hold Special 10k Run

September 25, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE people over at Churchill GAA are lacing up their running shoes and getting into serious training as the club prepares to host a 10k run which will form part of their centenary celebrations this year. The run is all set to take place on Sunday October 18 at 10am […]

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Marcus Howlett, in the IT Tralee North Campus wearing the colours with pride. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

FINAL COUNTDOWN: A Die-Hard Dub’s Week Behind Enemy Lines

September 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

  THROUGHOUT the year, they walk among us, but in the lead up to an All-Ireland final against Dublin, the presence of those neighbours who’ve swapped City life for the Kingdom is more keenly felt. Marcus Howlett, is well known to the running fraternity in Tralee, having set up the […]

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Ailbhe Culloty, Robbie Costelloe and Bernadette Ryan, former Laois Rose, after running the Rose of Tralee 10k on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Runners Finish The Rose 10k In Style On Sunday

August 18, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 700 runners took part the Rose of Tralee 10km run and by the looks it, the event is one that is certainly growing more and more in popularity. Runners included the current Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh, the Born To Run club running as Roses and Escorts, and many new […]

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PHOTOS: Strong Emotions As Runners Dig Deep To Finish 100k Ultra Marathon

PHOTOS: Strong Emotions As Runners Dig Deep To Finish 100k Ultra Marathon

August 4, 2015 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon is over for another year with the event going down as a great success for all who took part on Saturday. Over 50 runners set off on the gruelling challenge in the early morning, all determined to finish what they had trained so long and […]

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Runners To Take The Tralee Ultra Marathon 100k Challenge This Saturday

Runners To Take The Tralee Ultra Marathon 100k Challenge This Saturday

July 30, 2015 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE countdown is on for the now sold-out Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon that will be taking place this Saturday August 1 with 50 people scheduled to take part in the daunting challenge. Now in its second year, it is truly an event that is growing, increasing its capacity from last […]

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Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

Eric Leahy To Be Remembered With Memorial Shield At Tralee 100k Race

July 27, 2015 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE team at Run The Kingdom (RTK) have announced that they will be presenting the ‘Eric Leahy Memorial Shield’ at the Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon this weekend. The shield will be awarded to the first male and female home in honour of Eric, who sadly passed away back in April. […]

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New ‘Run The Ring’ Event Announced For 2016

New ‘Run The Ring’ Event Announced For 2016

July 21, 2015 at 4:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  TODAY saw the exciting announcement of a new running event that will no doubt have local and non-local athletes lining up to take part in the challenge. Run The Kingdom (RTK) today announced the first details for their new event entitled ‘Run The Ring’ which they hope to schedule […]

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Members of the Born To Run club who decided to run the Rose Of Tralee 10k dressed as Roses and Escorts at Denny Street on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: Don’t Forget To Sign Up For The Rose Of Tralee 10km Run

July 15, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE countdown to the ‘Rose of Tralee International Festival’ has well and truly started with less than a month to go until it all kicks off. With the festival comes a whole host of different activities that will take place throughout the week, including the ‘Rose of Tralee 10km’ run which has quickly […]

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At the Blennervile National School 5k/10k Road Race, were from left: Emma Grainey, Zara Nolan, Leah Kelliher, Sinead Trant, Nicole Healy, Ellie Redmond. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Sun And High Spirits For Blennerville National School Road Race

June 30, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE National School and the Run The Kingdom teamed for their annual road race together on Sunday and what a great morning it was. Hundreds of participants young and old came out in Blennerville on sunny day where after the race they were treated to a barbecue along with fun and games for […]

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Summer Solstice Run Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Sunday

Summer Solstice Run Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Sunday

June 18, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

LOCAL runners and organisers put the finishing touches to their preparations for the ‘Summer Solstice 10k’ run taking place this Sunday, June 21. This will be the tenth anniversary of the run which was started back in 2005 by Jim McNeice as he looked to raise money for the ‘Irish Heart […]

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Members of the Born To Run club who decided to run the Rose Of Tralee 10k dressed as Roses and Escorts at Denny Street on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

New To Running? Get Help And Train For The Rose Of Tralee 10k

May 26, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW training group is starting up on June 16 that will help new runners compete in the ‘Rose of Tralee 10km’ on August 16. The new ‘novice’ training programme will be aimed at those just starting to run or who have little or no experience of the sport. The programme has […]

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At the launch of the Blennervile National School 5k/10k Road Race were  from left, front: Sean and Conor O'Neil. Back: Marcus Howlett, Kerry O'Neil, Kerry O'Sullivan, Emma Grainey, Machelle Grainey and Orla O'Donnell. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Meet Up With Old Friends At The Blennerville School Fundraising Run

May 19, 2015 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE National School and the Run The Kingdom have joined forces to organise what they hope will be an annual road race. ‘The Blennerville National School 5k/10k Road Race’ will take place on Sunday June 28 and take off from Blennerville Windmill at 10am. Continued below… The 10k part of […]

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Non-Locals Spent Nearly €100,000 During Tralee Marathon Stay

Non-Locals Spent Nearly €100,000 During Tralee Marathon Stay

May 4, 2015 at 2:07 pm 1 comment

NON-LOCAL participants in the Tralee Marathon generated almost €100,000 during the event according to a survey by the event organisers. ‘Run The Kingdom’, the management company behind the event, recently published their economic report on the this years Tralee International Marathon. In it, they go into detail about the average age […]

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Setting off at the Tralee Valentine 10 Mile Road Race from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 500 Take Part In Valentine’s Run On Sunday

February 16, 2015 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

THE rain stayed away as over 500 runners took part in the  second annual Valentine’s Run on Sunday morning  from Tralee Wetlands. Serious athletes and fun runners set off at 10am with some choosing a love theme to their running gear adding colour to the event which is organised by Run The […]

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Road Closures On Sunday Morning To Facilitate Valentine’s 10 Mile Run

Road Closures On Sunday Morning To Facilitate Valentine’s 10 Mile Run

February 12, 2015 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  IF you’re travelling around town early on Sunday morning you’ll need to be aware that the Council will be closing off a number of roads for a time. The reason is to facilitate runners in the Valentine’s Weekend 10 Mile Road Race which is starting from Tralee Wetlands at 10am. […]

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'Elsa' aka Marilyn O'Shea before the start of the Tralee Musical Society 5k Run from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Witches, Nuns And Elsa From Frozen Go On The Run

January 18, 2015 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were nuns on the run as well as witches, Snow White and Elsa from ‘Frozen’ month the crowd of around 200 runners who set off from the Tralee Wetlands this morning for the Tralee Musical Society 5k event. The weather was perfect for the run with clear skies and mild […]

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From left, Brian O'Se and Jim McNeice will take part in the 'Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon' this Saturday. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Running Group To Take On 100k Ultra Marathon Challenge

July 29, 2014 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for info on open evening this Thursday ONE of the ultimate tests of endurance in Ireland will take place this Saturday around Tralee and north Kerry. Just over 60 competitors will set off from the Wetlands and take on the gruelling, first ever ‘Tralee 100k Ultra Marathon’. […]

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