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The route

Stage 1: Field run & woodland path

The route starts at Howth Castle, then ascends the steep terrain of Howth Hill on a narrow track.

Stage 2: sealed road, greenway, steep track

At the upper part of the hill, the terrain changes to sealed road and then joins the old railway track greenway. At the end of the greenway track, it’s time to ascend Howth Hill again and make it to the summit.

Stage 3: Field run

The route then follows the trail back down the hill towards the finish line at Deer Park Golf Club.

Route Terrain

The route varies from sealed roads, wet bog, forest trails and gravel paths. Expect the unexpected!

Part of the Gaelforce 10K Trilogy

This is the second race of the 2024 Gaelforce 10K Trilogy.
Run them all and get your hands on an exclusive Gaelforce 10K Trilogy branded Dare 2b mid-layer for you to collect at Gaelforce 10K Wicklow.

We’ve designed our 10K Trilogy to provide perfectly spaced goals to work towards, building your strength and speed as you go. A great way to plan and pace your running year. 
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Route map

Details of the final route will be posted here and emailed to all registered competitors 1 week before event day.

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