About the Achill Half Marathon

Start of 2013 Achill Half Marathon & 10K

The next Achill Half Marathon & 10K race takes place on Saturday 6th July 2019 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.

Achill Half Marathon would like to thank the following:

  • People of Achill
  • An Garda Siochanna
  • Athletic Association Ireland
  • Volunteers
  • Mayo County Council
  • Civil Defence
  • Achill RSS
  • Physios
  • Achill Doctors & Supporting Medical Teams
  • Committee & Staff of Achill Tourism
  • The Irish Army
  • Keel Caravan & Camping Park
  • St. Colman's Care Centre
  • Udaras na Gaeltachta
  • Achill Pipe Band
  • Achill Order of Malta


Run Ireland Double Award Winner 2018 Most Scenic Route & 2018 Best Half Marathon

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