Running, walking, rambling, hiking, strolling...
Again this year, Killarney Mountain Festival 2020 has our National Park 10k Run, in association with Hardman Events, as part of their Spring run series of events.
Start: Killarney House
Run along Cherry drive into the park.
Follow the path towards the river.
Run over bridge towards Deenagh cottage.
Keeping cottage on right run up Knockreer Hill.
Run past Knockreer house on left.
Pass the farm on the right.
Run over the cattle trap at the top of the hill.
Follow the road down the hill veering left with the road.
Cross a cattle trap.
At the next trap take the road right.
Come to the small bridge and turn right.
Follow the river walk all the way to the T-junction.
Turn right towards Ross castle.
Turn left before the jarvey stop.
Run across the car park onto Ross road and turn left.
Take the left at Reen cottage into the park.
Run past the sewage treatment turnoff.
At the small bridge/river turn right along the river walk.
At the top of the river walk turn right.
Follow the route back along Cherry drive to the finish.
Killarney and its spectacular surrounds host an endless array of wonderful runs to suit all distances, weather conditions and fitness levels. From tough steep mountain trails with far reaching awe-inspiring views to easier short to mid-grade low elevation trails through stunning ancient oak forests and along tranquil lake shores, Killarney quite simply has it all. A run for all and to suit everybody.
All walks, runs, hikes will start and finish at Basecamp, the social hub of the festival, in the New Street Car Park, behind the Killarney Plaza Hotel.
Killarney Mountain Festival 2018 10k Run
Photos: Copyright: Valerie O Sullivan.