Race & Events

New to Open Water Swimming – We got ya!

This is the perfect guide for your new open water adventures. Or pass it on to any friends that you are looking to get hooked on the open water high!You know how to swim, you put in the practice. Time to sign up for a race and put it all into practise.


Our 5 Top Picks of things to do around Leenane & Killary Fjord

Leenane is a small village situated in the heart of the Killary Fjord and Connemara. It is well worth a visit, either for one of our events or for a relaxing weekend away. Here are our top 5 picks of things to do in the area:



Check out the current rankings after Gaelforce West and see who is topping the poll. It's game on for Gaelforce North in September!


Shane Scully - Gaelforce West 2019 Race Report

Huge congratulations to Shane Scully, who finished at 1st place at the Gaelforce West on June 22nd. Have a read below to find how the race went for him! 


What to do for the May Bank Holiday Weekend

Check out what Leenane has in store for you this coming bank holiday weekend!


The Gaelforce 10k Trilogy

Three is always better than one! The Gaelforce 10k Trilogy has just been launched - This is sure to energise your running calendar for 2019.


Goodbye to Plastic Bottles

We are saying goodbye to single use plastic bottles in 2019 for all of our events. Here is the low down on why, how and what!


Our 5 Top Picks of things to do in Donegal on the weekend of Gaelforce North

Are you heading up to Donegal for Gaelforce North on September 22nd? We have compiled a personal list of activities and events to do over the weekend of Gaelforce North for you.


Gaelforce West 2018 - A View from the Front

Race report by Luke McMullan, winner of Gaelforce West 2018


Delicious Cinnamon Flapjacks

Whip up a batch of these delicious flapjacks in a matter of minutes for a tasty pick me up treat.



10 Top Tips for the Bray 10km Cliff Run

We want to help you get race ready in a real and simple way


Salomon Athlete Thibaut Baronian takes on the Gaelforce Mountain Run 2018

We are honoured to be welcoming Thibaut Baronian over to compete in the Gaelforce Mountain Run this year.


Killary Gaelforce and our Leave No Trace ideals

As you are out an about this weekend keep these few simple principles in your mind


Gaelforce West - Considerations when climbing Croagh Patrick

Please stick to paths on Croagh Patrick at all times....


Jerome Bletterie's Race Report of the Salomon Gore-Tex 110km Maxi Race

​Read Jerome's race report after completing a ultra race of 110 km with 7000m assent and decent in the Frech Alps.


10 Tips For Great Race Preparation - Stay on track as your event approaches

As your event gets ever closer it's time to stay calm and focused on the challenge ahead. Your 1 month race preparation tips


Gaelforce West - 9 Top Preperation Tips

Get yourself in the zone for Gaelforce West with these simple bites of advice. Now dust off that doubt!