It is about encouraging individuals to compete and achieve their personal goals.
The inclusiveness of the event with three separate races has captured the attention of people across all social and demographic backgrounds. From the young to senior citizens, competitive athletes to occasional runners or walkers our team will help you cross the finish line.
The Regeneron Great Limerick Run is now the fastest growing participatory event in Ireland with over 14,000 race entrants registered in 2019. According to an economic and social impact report commissioned by Limerick City Council, 49% of respondents stated that the event was the main reason they started physical exercise.
The route then heads onto Clare Street and taking in the historic Canal Bank. Then to the University and Castletroy area as far as Vistakon, taking in the superb University Campus and the breath-taking Living Bridge. This route is a very popular running route for runners of all abilities including many world champions visiting Ger Hartman at the University Arena.
The marathon course then returns to the city centre along the newly upgraded Plassey bank reaching the halfway point on Parnell Street.
The route then heads to the Raheen area, passing old Crescent Rugby club on the Rosbrien road. The route travels through Churchfield Meadow’s and then along the Mulcair road in Dooradoyle road before returning to the city centre via Rosbrien road again. The route then goes to the West side of the River Shannon crossing Sarsfield bridge and turning onto O’Callaghan strand. The route circles the North circular road and then joins at the Ennis road. From union cross on the Ennis road the route travels outbound to the Gaelic Grounds. At the Gaelic grounds the route travels into Brookville and then exits once again at the Gaelic grounds at Corrib drive. From here the route travels along the Ennis road crossing Sarsfield bridge before finishing on O’Connell street outside the Augustinian Church