This year there is two races taking place. The 5km in mid may followed by the 8km in mid june. These could be used as a target during you training in April and May. Always a super atmosphere at this event.
The Dublin Docklands 5km Run to aid Barnardos, uses a new flat course. Start and finish are in Grand Canal Square and the course takes you along the south and north banks of the Liffey, over the Samuel Becket bridge and Sean O’Casey bridges. You run past the Point, the new Convention center, the CHQ making it the most iconic run in Dublin.
The course is AAI approved at 5km and the start time is 7:45pm on Tuesday the 22nd of May.
Starting in Grand Canal Dock, you will run through Ringsend out to Pigeon House Road, across the Liffey at the East link bridge passing the point (O2) and run up to the Custom house, where you will cross the liffey again and straight back to Grand Canal Quay.
The course is AAI approved at 8km and the start time is 7:45pm on Tuesday the 19th of June