15th January 2024 - 6th July 2024
The Achill Half Marathon & 10K event takes place on Saturday 6th July on Achill Island, Co. Mayo, on the west coast of Ireland.
One of Ireland's most scenic destinations, Achill offers hills, winds, and sometimes a bit of rain to challenge runners and walkers on a circular half-marathon (13.1 miles / 21km) or 10K route.
The event starts and finishes in the village of Keel, next to the Blue Flag beach.
The Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation is a voluntary charitable organisation which was set up in 1992 to provide a Palliative Care service for patients with life threatening illness in counties Mayo and Roscommon. The Foundation's Mission Statement Mayo/Roscommon Hospice Foundation affirms life. Respecting the uniqueness of each individual, caring and supporting to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families living with life threatening illnesses.