Thinking of taking on a trail running event? Six reasons to choose Gaelforce 10K Bray as your first trail running event. 


The route: This is a really lovely route through the historic Belmont Demesne and Killruddery Estate in Bray. There’s varied terrain, great running trails and just the right mix of challenges to keep you moving forward. The views are spectacular, so you’ll be continuously distracted by your surroundings and before you know it you’ll have crossed the line and changed your 10K expectations forever!

The camaraderie & craic: This is always a friendly race which attracts everyone from the young to the old, from the elite athlete to the casual jogger. All are welcome and all will cross the line with that same great feeling. All Gaelforce events are as much about getting out there into the great outdoors and enjoying the experience together, as about competing. A great event to do with a group of friends, family, workmates or your club. If you need any more convincing, take a look at our Gaelforce 10K Bray gallery.

The support: There are usually lots of first timers taking part in this event. The feeling that you are all in this together is very encouraging and there will be lots of support on the day. Download our 10K Trail Run Training Plans to get you started, follow us on Instagram & Facebook for lots of great tips, info & inspo, and you can email us with any queries or for advice on your preparations.

The location: The event starts and finishes at Belmont Estate. It’s really easy to get to and there’s lots of parking available. There are great facilities for competitors and spectators alike, a café, beautiful grounds and lots to do for families, friends and supporters as they wait for you to cross the finish line.

The achievement: Do something amazing for yourself - maybe you’re raising some money for a cause close to your heart, maybe it’s a marker in your journey to fitness, or feeling good again after illness or setbacks, maybe it’s just for the pure joy of crossing the finish line, whatever it is, it’s an amazing feeling!

The challenge: Signing up for your first event is a great motivator! Gaelforce 10K Bray is the second event of the Gaelforce 10K Trilogy. You can run 1, 2 or all 3, building your training, strength & endurance as you go. So set yourself the challenge, give yourself that push and sign up today!