5K Fun Run


Will take place on 

Saturday the 11th of September 2021 @1pm 

on Fairyhouse Racecourse 

Register now @  https://register.enthuse.com/ps/event/RatoathHalfMarathon

Ratoath Half Marathon Road Race & 5K Fun Run

Now OPEN https://register.enthuse.com/ps/event/RatoathHalfMarathon


Most of the half marathon has been filled with people who deferred their entry from 2019 so there are

very limited spaces available.   

Saturday, September 11th, 2021 1pm approx. 


We are hosting from Fairyhouse racecourse

One wave of 200 entries for the 5k fun run at 1pm

Basic 5K race entry Cost €15 + fees (medals and t-shirts additional cost as detailed on link)


If you wish to purchase t-shirt and/or medal these are additional costs and will be detailed on the link


Medals and t-shirts will be posted after the event in case for any reason the race cannot go ahead, your money can be refunded or you can avail of a virtual race option


The attached link is now open on a first come first served basis

We sincerely apologise to anyone who is not lucky to get an entry 


The event will be held in accordance to Government and Athletics Ireland guidelines at the time of the event. 

The event has limited places to coincide with the current guidelines to ensure the safety of participants. 


Please read the current guidelines set out by athletics Ireland. These can change prior to the event. 

The event will be held in accordance to the current guidelines at the time of the event. 

An e-mail will sent 1 week before the event with the full event information https://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/coronavirus-covid-19-update

Couch to 5K 

Ratoath Couch25K in conjunction with Conways SPAR

First preference given to Ratoath Community before opening to general public

Numbers will be limited due to Covid 


Cost €60 to include;

1.     six week training plan

2.     entry to 5k fun run 11th September in Fairyhouse Racecourse approx. 1pm 

3.     Race t-shirt

4.   Finishers medal

5.     Goodie bag on race day (sponsored by Conway's Spar)


T-shirts and medals to be posted after the road race


In the event the road race does not proceed we will organise a virtual 5k so all couch25k participants will still get to do their 5K and receive t-shirt and medal


three separate training groups

Option 1: Beginners

Option 2: Intermediate

Option 3: Advanced

No walking groups this year due to restrictions on numbers


Training Times - 6 weeks training at Ratoath AC athletic track, Jamestown Sports Campus 

Monday 8-9pm

Wednesday 8-9pm

Friday 9.30-10.30am


This event will be run in accordance with government guidelines. 

In the event of any changes in restrictions due to Covid, we will still provide training plans each week for participants to do their training individually out on the roads and a virtual 5k will be arranged to do the 5k.

For all queries please contact us at ratoathathleticsroadrace@gmail.com


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