Half on the Head (Kerryhead Half Marathon & 10k Run)

Back June 19, 2021 June 13, 2020 Cancelled June 15, 2019 June 16, 2018
June 19, 2021
The event starts at 11:00.

Looking for a stunning half-marathon? The Half on the Head was recently voted “The Most Scenic Half Marathon in Ireland” The route follows a wonderfully scenic course along one of the hidden gems of the Wild Atlantic Way, from Ballyheigue Village right around Kerryhead (one of the closest places to the USA). The 13.2 mile run takes you along the Shannon Estuary with views accross the river mouth to the coast of Clare. Glancing back you will see the rugged Kerry coastline stretching to the town of Ballybunion. You might even catch a glimpse of the fabled Cliffs of Dooneen. Upon rounding the point of Kerryhead you will experience the magnificent panorama of Tralee Bay with Mount Brandon and the Maherees as a backdrop.

Ballyheigue

Registration

The number for participants for the whole event is capped to 700.

Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]

Contact

Ballyheigue Race Committee (Kerry)

Races

Half on the Head (Kerryhead Half Marathon)

June 19, 2021 (Saturday) - 11:00
Running
21.1 kilometers
350 feet
Beach Beer Castle Hilly Ocean view River Road Rural

Loop course starting at Ballyheigue Beach and finishing a few yards away at the gates of the historic Ballyheigue Castle

Half on the Head - 10k Run

June 19, 2021 (Saturday) - 11:00
Running
10 kilometers
Beach Beer Castle Hilly Ocean view River Road Rural

The Half on the Head follows a wonderfully scenic looped course along one of the hidden gems of the Wild Atlantic Way, from Ballyheigue Village right around Kerryhead. The 10k run is a gradual climb for of the fist 6k miles before a wonderful descent down to Ballyheigue beach.

The number for participants for the race is capped to 500.

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