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28/05/2024

A Run Like No Other: Coney Island Adventure Run on Sat 8th June

Runners and adventure seekers, get ready to push your limits at the Coney Island Adventure Run 2024! On June 8th, this one-of-a-kind event will take you on an exhilarating journey along the stunning Sligo coastline.

Coney 2023 - photo from Sean Carleton Photography

Coney 2023 - photo from Sean Carleton Photography

What makes this event truly exceptional is the chance to "Race the Tide" over a tidal causeway - a thrilling experience unmatched anywhere in Europe.

The 10-mile route promises breathtaking scenery from start to finish. Beginning at Sligo Rugby Club at 12pm, runners will wind their way along the coast and out across the sands of the tidal causeway to arrive at the iconic Coney Island. A walking option at 11am offers a 10-mile trek with an earlier turnback for those preferring a less strenuous adventure.

The Coney Island Run is an unforgettable experience that combines fitness, natural beauty, and also support youth development facilities at the club.

The organisers from Sligo Rugby have meticulously planned each detail to ensure a world-class event. From the well-marked and marshalled course to top-notch logistics, your only focus will be enjoying the fabulous location.

Registration is €35 and includes an exclusive event t-shirt for the first 300 entrants. With fantastic weather forecasted by Met Eireann, and high demand anticipated, now is the time to secure your spot in a run like no other!

For more details and to register, visit the event page here.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, June 8th, 2024
  • Time: Walk at 11 AM, Run at 12 PM
  • Location: Sligo Rugby Club
  • Registration Fee: €35 (includes event t-shirt for the first 300 registrants)

Highlights:

  • Scenic 10-mile route to Coney Island
  • Unique "Race the Tide" experience over a tidal causeway
  • Walk option with early turn back for non-runners
  • Prizes for various categories
  • Spot prizes for participants

Photo from 2023 event by Sean Carleton Photography

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