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A Special Challenge For Runners At Beautiful Brandon Bay

A Special Challenge For Runners At Beautiful Brandon Bay

July 4, 2019 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE 6th annual Brandon Bay half marathon and 10k event will take place on Saturday, July 20 on the beach around, of course, Brandon Bay. Set entirely on the Wild Atlantic Way and surrounded by the beauty of the Slieve Mish mountains and Mt Brandon itself, the event, participants never […]

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Jimmy Kelly, John Conway, Ber Walsh, Kevin Sullivan, Moss Hayes and Geoff Stacey at the Tralee Jogging Club reunion at The Rose Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Reunion At The Rose Hotel Jogs The Memories Of Running Group

February 20, 2019 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

A REUNION was held in The Rose Hotel on Saturday night where members of a local group reminisced about the days of Tralee Jogging Club. Formed back in the 1980s, the club, boasted many members around that time as Mike O’Donnell explained. “It was in 80s when marathon running was […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Enter The New Year’s Eve 10k/5k Road Race

December 29, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

OVERDONE it with the turkey and a few drinks? Well there’s still time to redeem yourself and an event on New Year’s Eve will provide you with the chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 […]

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Joe Hennerbery of Kerry Hospice, General Manager of The Rose Hotel, Mark Sullivan and Michelle Greaney of Optimal Fitness  launch the New Year's Eve 10/5k Run in aid of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

End The Year With A Refreshing 5k/10k Run For Palliative Care Unit

December 17, 2018 at 4:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was such a success last year that it’s back again this New Year’s Eve providing runners with a chance to end 2018 on a healthy note. The Optimal Fitness Tralee 5k and 10k Road Race takes place on December 31 at 11am and proceeds raised will go to the Palliative […]

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Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

Corinne’s Looking For People To Join Her On ‘Lunchtime Mile’

April 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL physiotherapist is looking for other health professionals to lead by example in taking part in a run/walk next week in the town park. Corinne Evans, based in High Street, is organising a ‘Lunchtime Mile’ run, which is a circuit of the town park on Wednesday, April 26 at […]

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Runners Set To Take To Roads Of North Kerry

Runners Set To Take To Roads Of North Kerry

April 24, 2016 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S a date for all you running people out there. St. Mary’s Asdee GAA Club in association with Kerry Respite Care will be holding their third Half Marathon and 10km road race on this Saturday April 30. The event will get underway at 10pm which will also incorporate a 5km […]

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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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Runners taking off at the Churchill GAA 10k run on Sunday morning from the Oyster Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Churchill GAA 10k Run

October 19, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 130 people set off from the Oyster Tavern on Sunday morning in ideal conditions for a 10k run. It was all in aid of Churchill GAA club who decided to hold the event as part of their centenary celebrations this year. All proceeds from the event are going towards the development of […]

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Liam, Olivia and Hannah O'Rahilly at the CBS 5k and 3k Fun Run at the school on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Take Part In CBS The Green Fun Run

September 28, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was brilliant sunshine for runners at the inaugural CBS The Green 5k and 3k Run on Sunday. There were 465 runners taking part, as a family atmosphere greeted everyone arriving at the school with a bouncy castle and children’s play facilities. There was also a chance to pose for photos […]

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Local Business Sponsors Trophies For CBS Fun Run This Sunday

Local Business Sponsors Trophies For CBS Fun Run This Sunday

September 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

    WITH only days to go until the inaugural CBS The Green 5k and 3k fun run, organisers are still encouraging runners to register for the event. Taking place on this Sunday, September 27 at 1pm sharp, the fundraising event marks the beginning of a new school year and the continuation […]

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Banna Road Race All Set To Take Off This Sunday

Banna Road Race All Set To Take Off This Sunday

July 31, 2015 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE Banna 10k and 5k road races are all set to make their return for what will be their fifth year this coming weekend as runners put the final touches on what should be an enjoyable day out. With 400 runners taking part in last year’s event, it is hoped […]

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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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Tralee Man Completes Ultimate Test Of Endurance in 24 Hour Race

Tralee Man Completes Ultimate Test Of Endurance in 24 Hour Race

July 20, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man pushed himself to the limits at the weekend as he competed in the ‘Energia 24 Hour Race’ in Belfast on both Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18. Tom Foley, a native of the Mitchel’s area, and an active member of the ‘Born To Run’ marathon club here […]

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On The Run: My Five Great Miles Around Fantastic Scenery

On The Run: My Five Great Miles Around Fantastic Scenery

June 27, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

  TraleeToday.ie’s Fergus Dennehy writes about his favourite running route around town…  AS only a recent convert to the running phenomenon, this writer never thought that he’d be writing about his favourite route to run. My current favourite  is an approximate five-miler that starts from the Aqua Dome car park […]

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A Tralee Man Will Be Competing In 24 Hour Endurance Race Next Month

A Tralee Man Will Be Competing In 24 Hour Endurance Race Next Month

June 25, 2015 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE Tralee man will certainly need all the  energy that he can muster when competing in the ‘Energia 24 Hour Race’ in Belfast on July 17/18. Mitchels area native, Tom Foley, will put his endurance to the test when he takes to the 400m long Mary Peters’ Track where he will attempt to […]

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Participants at the start of the Summer Solstice 10k Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Runners Brave The Rain For Summer Solstice Run

June 22, 2015 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 150 runners registered for the ‘Summer Solstice 10k’ which was run in horrible conditions on Sunday night. It was 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 Foundation’. Runners took shelter from the rain […]

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Launching the Kerins O'Rahilly's Ladies 5K Easter Fun Run were, from left: Frank O'Connor, Christina Curtin, Bernice Hoffman, James Hayes, David Collins, Frank Mcloughlin and Yvonne Quill. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Run Off The Easter Eggs At Kerins O’Rahilly’s 5k Fun Run

March 25, 2015 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’Rahilly’s are organising a 5k family fun run on Easter Monday April 6, all in aid of the ladies and girls football teams which continue to go from strength to strength. All entrants in the run will be included in a draw for an Easter hamper. O’Rahilly’s will also […]

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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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Michelle Greaney, Helen Tansley, Anne Kelliher, Ursula Barrett and Marian Bowler at the start of the Kerins O'Rahilly's GAA 10k Run on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Four Hundred Take Part In First Kerins O’Rahilly’s GAA 10k Run

February 2, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

THE inaugural Kerins O’Rahilly’s 10k run was a huge success with 400 taking part yesterday morning. It was cold, but the rain cleared just in time for the runners to take off from the clubhouse at 10am for the route which took them up around the Kerries and Fenit Road area and […]

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Profile: Meet The Man Who’s ‘Running The Kingdom’ To Fitness

Profile: Meet The Man Who’s ‘Running The Kingdom’ To Fitness

January 23, 2015 at 7:24 pm Comments are Disabled

With the running season kicking off in earnest again, Fergus Dennehy of TraleeToday.ie meets the man who has turned the town running-mad over the past year…  Marcus Howlett, as founder of the Tralee International Marathon, Director of ‘Run The Kingdom’ and club trainer for the ‘Born To Run’ marathon club, should […]

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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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Three Things To Do In Tralee This Weekend (well, Sunday anyway)

Three Things To Do In Tralee This Weekend (well, Sunday anyway)

January 17, 2015 at 10:24 am Comments are Disabled

YES, we know it’s still January, but there are still some things to do around town this weekend (well tomorrow to be precise). Sunday 5k Fancy Dress Fun Run  Tralee Musical Society will be attempt to liven up what can be a bleak time of year when they take to […]

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Musical Theme To Society’s 5k Run This Sunday

Musical Theme To Society’s 5k Run This Sunday

January 15, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  THERE’S sure to be nuns on the run as well as many other fancily dressed characters this Sunday at the Tralee Musical Society 5k Run from Tralee Wetlands. The run is the first in the ‘Run The Kingdom’ calendar of events and will launch the Society’s production of ‘Sister […]

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Claire and Oliver Molloy with kids Ryan, Kevin and Adam who took part in the 5k Santa Fun Run from Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Jolly Santas Ignore The Rain On Their 5k Fun Run

December 15, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been miserable but it didn’t deter the hundreds of happy Santas on their 5k run on Sunday morning. They created a sea of red and white at the Tralee Wetlands, for the 5k Santa Fun Run in aid of the Ronald McDonald House, Crumlin and in memory […]

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Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

Fiona To Be Remembered At 5km Santa Fun Run

November 14, 2014 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE girl who died last year will be remembered again this December at the second annual Tralee 5Km Santa Fun Run. The run had a hugely successful debut in 2013 with over 800 participants on the day raising a total of €13,060.44, all of which went towards granting wishes for Kerry children with […]

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Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

Physio Talk: Load Management Is The Key To Preventing Running Injuries

September 15, 2014 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Chartered Physiotherapist, Derek Griffin, on how to prevent running injuries Running continues to grow in popularity with recent studies showing that as little as five to ten minutes of running per day results in significant health benefits. However, approximately 27% of novice runners will report an injury within the first […]

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Lucy O'Shea, Anna O'Shea, Yvonne Duggan, Catriona Keane, Ethel Meehan and Paula Cregan with their medals having completed the Rose Of Tralee 10k run at Denny Street on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Huge Crowd For The Rose Of Tralee 10k Run

August 18, 2014 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee International 10k drew an enormous crowd of runners to the start at the Tralee Wetlands on Sunday morning. There were serious athletes and casual runners as well as some fancy-dressed members of the Born To Run club who decided to run as Roses and Escorts. The […]

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