Notice…Castleisland 10 mile & 5k road race – Sun 22nd Apr 2018

The An Riocht Athletic Club once again host the Kingdom Come Run The annual Kingdom Come 10 miler and 5k run is in its seventh year. This year the events will take place on Sunday 22nd April 2018 starting near the An Riocht Athletic Track for the 10 miler and 5k, both starting at 10am.

The events have grown in popularity over the years and attracts competitors from all over Munster. Backed by the experience of the An Riocht Athletic Club it is sure to be a fantastic and enjoyable event again this year. Both the 10 miler 5K are both looped routes.

We have changed the 10 miler route for this year based on feedback; the course we have planned is a very flat and fast route which we think competitors will really enjoy! You can click on this link to register for the event.

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An Ríocht Athletic Club are the organisers of this event which will be held in Castleisland, Co.Kerry.

You can now enter online.

Entries Fees: 10 Miler: €20; 5k: €10.

10 mile finishers will receive a souvenir dry fit top…

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Lee Strand are the official Kingdom Come 10 mile and 5k sponsors again this year. Many thanks to them for their continuous support of the event.

Online Entries… https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/KingdomCome10miler5k

The Ríocht grounds are located at Crageens Castleisland and boasts an international standard 400 Meter Tartan Athletics Track with in field Soccer Pitch and a new State of the Art Gym with Spa Facilities.

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Results of the 2017 Castelisland 10 mile & 5k race…Sun 9th Apr 2017

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The annual Kingdom Come 10 mile and 5km road race in Castleisland was held on Sunday the 9th of April 2017 and attracted a total of 309 runners over the two events. Proceeds from this race will go towards the upgrade of the only full 400m athletics track in Kerry.

10 mile…

1 Donal O’CALLAGHAN (29) 55:27 Senior (1) Male (1)
2 Derek GRIFFIN (1500) 55:32 Senior (2) Male (2)
3 Sean O Sullivan (709) 55:55 Senior (3) Male (3)
11 Joan ENNIS (2) 1:05:24 Ages 50 – 59 (1) Female (1)
12 Deirdre NAGLE (1543) 1:05:32 Senior (1) Female (2)
16 Sharon CAHILL (1501) 1:07:11 Ages 50 – 59 (2) Female (3)

 5km…
1 Ger O SULLIVAN (663)    17:30    Ages 40 – 49  Male  (1)
2 Donal LEAHY (1584)    17:52    Ages 40 – 49  Male  (2)
3 Aidan Mccarthy (1529)    18:13    Senior  Male  (3)
8 Niamh O Sullivan (1571)    19:08    Ages 50 – 59  Female  (1)
19 Catherine O SULLIVAN (1547)    20:55    Senior  Female  (2)
23 Majella Diskin (745)    22:05    Ages 60-69  Female  (3)

The full results can be seen here… https://castleisland10mile.wordpress.com/2017-results/

Photos…

1) The Maine Valley Post has a number of nice photos HERE

2) An Ríocht AC has a gallery of the start of the 10 mile and some 5k pics out along the course HERE

3) Reelgirls Fishtoo has a gallery HERE