Half on the Head - Kerryhead Half Marathon & 10k Run

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Ballyheigue, Kerry, Ireland
15 Jun, 2024 (Sat)
Event size: 1000 - 4999 participants (Max 700 participants)

Running

10 km, 21.1 km

Price from
28 USD
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About the event

Take on the challenge of Ireland's most spectacular coastal half-marathon. The Half on the Head starts in the picturesque village of Ballyheigue, taking you around the rugged Kerryhead Peninsula of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. With views of the Shannon Estuary and Banna Strand, your scenic 13.2 mile journey then loops back to Tralee Bay to take in the foothills of Mount Brandon and the majestic Ballyheigue Castle. If 13.2 miles is a bit too much of a challenge, there's also a 10k offering similar incredible views.

Races offered by this event

You have 15 weeks to prepare

Half on the Head - 10k Run

15 Jun, 2024 (Sat) - 11:00
Running
10 km
Race size: 250 - 499 participants
The Half on the Head follows a wonderfully scenic looped course along one of the hidden gems of the Wild Atlantic Way, from Ballyheigue Village right around Kerryhead. The 10k run is a gradual climb for of the fist 6k miles before a wonderful descent down to Ballyheigue beach.
Solo
On site
Hilly
Timed
Certified course
Rural
Castle
River
Beer
Beach
Ocean view

Half on the Head (Kerryhead Half Marathon)

15 Jun, 2024 (Sat) - 11:00
Running
21.1 km
350 ft of elevation gain
Race size: 500 - 999 participants
Loop course starting at Ballyheigue Beach and finishing a few yards away at the gates of the historic Ballyheigue Castle
Solo
On site
Hilly
Timed
Certified course
Asphalt
Beach
Castle
Rural
River
Ocean view
Beer

Course details

Course highlights

The Half on the Head is one of Irelands most scenic runs. The Half Marathon takes you around the rugged coast of Kerryhead Peninsula, one of the most westerly points in Europe and a hidden gem of the Wild Atlantic Way . Starting in Ballyheigue village you will make your way along country roads and lanes by the Shannon Estuary. The route then loops back to Tralee Bay with stunning views of Mount Brandon and Banna Strand to its finish at the gates of historic Ballyheigue Castle. There is also a 10k run offering similar spectacular views.

Start address

Ballyheigue,ie

Finish address

Ballyheigue,ie

Route map

route map

What’s included in entry

These are included in your entry
Parking
Finisher medal
Event T-shirts
Drink Stations
Timing chip (single use)
Toilets
Pacers
Medical Assistance

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Antonio Bimbi
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Amazing

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Olga Sien

Truly amazing

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