26 May 2024



Countdown to race day!

We are delighted to announce the ‘Slane Castle 5km Trail Run/Walk’ will take place on Sunday 26th of May 2024 in the beautiful scenic grounds of Slane Castle, with a starting line ready for take off at 9.30am sharp.

The 5km route itself is completely within the majestic grounds of the Castle and includes the scenic forest trail along the River Boyne. This is a real opportunity for everyone regardless of ability or fitness level to experience the magnificent surrounds of Slane Castle.

Keatings Oil has generously come on board as our main sponsor for this popular event which saw over 500 participants (adults & children) take part in 2023.

The event is organised by The Parents’ Association of St. Patrick's National School, Slane, along with help from Meath Local Sports Partnership, Slane Castle and the Civil Defence.

There are t-shirts for the first 200 adults (on the day) and the first 200 U16’s. We also have finishing medals for the first 500 over the line! After race refreshments and home baked goods will be available free of charge to all who support the event.

Race-goers can also avail of parking on the grounds of the castle. Please note that pets are not permitted in the grounds of Slane Castle and we ask you to please respect this.

Early bird registration is €20 for Adults, €10 for Secondary School aged children, €5 for Primary School aged children.

Interested participants can also check out the Slane Castle 5km Trail Run/Walk face book page https://www.facebook.com/slanecastle5ktrailrun and event page https://www.facebook.com/events/2312092245656192/

So come along, bring the family and have a wonderful morning at Slane Castle.

Happy running or walking to all who take part!

Enter the Slane Castle 5km Trail Run/Walk 2024

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