Achill Half Marathon & 10k 2016
Saturday, 02 July 2016 10:00
The next Achill Half Marathon & 10K race takes place on Saturday 2nd July 2016 and is organised by Achill Event Management in association with Achill Tourism, the local tourist office on Achill Island, Co. Mayo, in the west of Ireland.
The event, in its current format, has been staged in Achill since 2007 and is approved by Athletics Ireland.
The Half Marathon race is the centrepiece to a full weekend of events and entertainment on Achill, one of Ireland's most popular holiday destinations.
The Achill Tourism website contains detailed listings of accommodation on Achill Island as well as listings of restaurants, cafes, bars and other places to eat in Achill. Their website also offers detailed maps and travel information on how to get to Achill and how to get around on the island.
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Achill is located on the west coast of County Mayo, Ireland, and is accessible only by road. Achill is a four hour drive from Dublin and from Shannon airport, or five to six hours from Belfast.
For international visitors, Ireland West Airport Knock provides excellent access and is a 75 minute drive from Achill. This fast-growing regional airport offers flights to and from numerous UK destinations including: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester. These services mean that Achill is less than 3 hours away from the U.K.
Rail services are available from Dublin to Westport or Castlebar, while a daily bus service connects Achill to these two towns and the national bus network.
West Airport Knock, Iarnrod Eireann and Bus Eireann
Marquee Tent after event