Join the Heir Island 5k Run on September 7th and run from one end of the island to the other!
Suitable for all levels and abilities, this 5k Fun Run on Heir Island can be walked, jogged, or used as a test for your best time. You’ll enjoy taking in some spectacular scenery as the island offers you views across Roaringwater Bay, Long Island, Cape Clear, Fastnet and Sherkin.
The run starts at 1pm so make sure to arrive early and register. The entry fee is €10 for adults and €5 per child. The course includes road and some off-road paths and is hilly in parts. It will bring you through the gorgeous scenery on Heir Island, just a short boat trip from Cunnamore.
This event is open to everyone, whether you’re running, jogging, or walking, come along and enjoy the views. You will finish with plenty of time to stay and enjoy a picnic on this lovely island.
Car parking is available at Cunnamore Pier and the Heir Island ferry (5 mins) will run continuously on the day.
The event is part of the West Cork Islands Run Series 2019 and every participant will receive an Active Islands Challenge t-shirt, if they pre-register online at
Your entry fee will will help to support the Heir Island Community Council, and the Fun Run is conducted in conjunction with the Cork Sports Partnership.
|Event Type||5k run|
|Timing System||This race is not individually timed|
|Start / Finish Times||1:00pm|
|Event Price||€10 per Adult
€5 for children
€15 for families
|Is Ferry Price Included||No|
|Ferry Information||Car parking is available at Cunnamore Pier and the Heir Island ferry (5 mins) will run continuously on the day.|
|Insurance||The event is insured, but all participants must sign a waiver to note that the are responsible for their personal safety.|
|How to Register||Day of|
|Level of Difficulty||Moderate: The course includes road and some off-road paths and is hilly in parts.|
|Accessibility||Participants will need to be able to walk and run!
Contact us to discuss ways in which we can accommodate you!