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Ceide coast half marathon & 10k

Permit has been approved, 23/336

The Céide Coast Half Marathon and 10k takes place in Ballycastle on the North Mayo coast, on Saturday. September 23rd, 2023.


Event Description:


The 10k departs from the Céide Fields Visitor Centre and follows the coastal route back towards Ballycastle along the spectacular Céide Cliffs. This year the 10k will continue straight from Ceide to the bottom of Ballycastle village and will follow the half marathon route towards the beach , 1 km from the turn off the R314 another right turn will reconnected you with the half marathon finishers to a finish at Ballycastle Community Hall where refreshments will await you.



The Half Marathon route will commence at the spectacular Céide Fields Visitor Centre and will follow the coast road, passing Ballycastle Beach. before proceeding to the famous Downpatrick Head.

The race will enter the headland where the runner will get a chance to run 500m off-road, and an opportunity to view the spectacular Dún Briste sea stack (weather dependent). From there, the race will return to the main road and will finish in the idyllic village of Ballycastle, where a warm welcome and refreshments will await you in the Community Hall.