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Top Outdoors Events in Wicklow

Wicklow is home to many outdoors events throughout the year.  See below a selection of some of the most iconic and challenging events in Wicklow.

WICKLOW JAIL BREAK HALF MARATHON (March)

Half Marathon & 10km set in Wicklow Town for a scenic run and grandstand finish in Wicklow’s Gaol.

BRAY 10K CILFF RUN (April)

Run from Greystones Beach to Bray Promenade via the  Bray Head Cliff Walk Path with endless views of Dublin Bay and the Irish Sea

QUEST GLENDALOUGH (April)

This epic adventure involves racers running, cycling and kayaking through the Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley.

LAP OF THE GAP - MOUNTAIN MARATHON (May)

Marathon and Half-marathon that offers runners a chance to tests themselves against arguably Ireland’s toughest course.

WICKLOW 200 CYCLING CHALLENGE (June)

The Wicklow 200 (200 or 100km)  is the most arduous and most revered annual cycling events in Ireland.

HELL & BACK (June)

Ireland’s toughest physical & mental endurance challenge:  Mud, Sweat & Tears!

VOLVO ROUND IRELAND YACHT RACE (June)

Held every two years, it is Ireland’s Premier offshore Yacht Race, and second longest race in the Royal Ocean Racing Club

GLENDALOUGH SWIM (September)

Spring fed waters, oak lined banks and on the edge of the Wicklow mountains with sprint 750m, Olympic 1.5km, and Iron 3.9km distances to choose from.

WICKLOW WALKING FESTIVAL (October)

A walking weekend through some of Wicklow’s most scenic walks led by experienced walking leaders.

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