Put your running shoes on and take in spectacular coastal views when you take part in a spectacular series of West Cork Island runs this summer!
Whether you’re a committed runner looking to beat your personal best in stunning surroundings, or you’re looking for a fun and energetic day out with your running buddies in a unique location, we’ve got a run for you. Each island’s course has its own challenges and amazing views to spur you on.
There are distances to suit everyone with a mixture of courses and distances to suit everyone!
Be part of some great runs on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way!
Choose one race to work towards, or be an island-running hero and tackle them all!
- Bere Island Midsummer Run – July 8th
- Cape Clear Run – August 5th
- Heir Island Run – August 10th: There’ll be plenty of craic after each race with music & BBQs too.
- Sherkin Island ‘Do Run Run’ – August 12th
Bantry Bay Adventure Race
The summer’s greatest island challenge will take place on August 26th with the second annual Bantry Bay Adventure Race drawing competitors from far and near to tackle running on Whiddy Island, kayaking on the Bantry Bay Blueway, and cycling on the Sheep’s Head peninsula which flanks Whiddy and Bere islands.
With limited spaces, an amazing course, and wonderful views, it’s going to an event to remember for competitors and spectators alike!
Don’t forget there are regattas on throughout the summer too if sailing’s your thing. Check out our events calendar for details.