Hardman Gap of Dunloe Half Marathon & 10K

February 12, 2023

This is your chance to run Ireland’s most challenging half marathon and 10K through the legendary Gap of Dunloe. With breathtaking views of Killarney’s most stunning scenery around every bend, you will hardly notice the hills. Keep in mind that what goes up must also come down.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some details to help you with race preparation. This list is not definitive and is not subject to change. A much more detailed brief will be sent out in advance of the race. In the meantime contact us if you have any more questions.



When does the race take place?

Sunday the 12th of February. The half marathon starts at 9am with the 10k starting at 9.15am.



Is there a limit on numbers?

200 for each distance.

When does registration close?

When we reach the above total.

What time and where is number pickup?

Saturday the 11th from 5-7pm at the Portwest Store, 94 New Street, Killarney. Also on race morning from 7am at Kate Kearney’s Cottage.



What are the race cutoff times?

The half marathon cutoff is at 12pm (3 hours). The 10k is at 11.15am (2 hours).

Are the routes signposted/marshalled?

Yes there are signs all along the route with marshalls on the main junctions. Maps are available on the race page on the site.

Are there water stops?

On the half marathon at approximately 10kand 15k. For the 10k at the turnaround point.

Are there prizes on the day?

Yes for top 3 male and female at each distance.


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Alan Ryan, 33 Hawthorn Avenue, Killarney,
Co Kerry, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)87 625 9892
Email: info@hardman.ie