Streets of Kilkenny 5k

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In its third year, the KCH Streets of Kilkenny will take place on April 18th Holy Thursday night starting from the historic backdrop of Kilkenny Castle crossing both new and medieval streets of Kilkenny. Having grown over the past two years from humble begins with 400 runners to last years near 700 the race is a not to miss. We are delighted to be part of the Kia Race series this year.  The course is fast and relatively flat! If you’re looking for somewhere to hit a new PB this could be the race for you to do it if not come join in the fun everyone gets a medal! This race is chip timed and officially measured and certified by the AAI. Will, you take on the challenge of the streets this year? Register today and take it on!

New Route for 2019! 

Route – 2 LAPS – Provisional Subject to license 

Start & Finish on the Parade

Lap 1 – Start on the Parade. Run down the Parade and along High street proceed along High street,

Parliament street into Irish town. Turn Right on to St Canice’s Place Run straight over St Francis Bridge along the new road to the Castlecomer road junction, Turn Right. Run along the Castlecomer road to the roundabout at the Hebron road junction, turn right and run down John street upper keep running down John street, over Johns bridge into Rose inn street. Rose inn street is divided into two lanes. Keep to the right-hand lane along Rose inn street and take a right turn back up High Street to compete Lap 2. (as per lap 1)

Upon the completion of Lap 2 as you re-enter Rose inn street Keep to the left-hand lane and turn left back up the parade to the Finish line.