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BORN 2 RUN EVENTS return to Dublin this Summer for the newly named RUN DUBLIN RUN race series.

Four venues in outstanding locations living up to our motto “Great races in Great places”. If you complete all four races you will receive a FREE BORN 2 RUN branded BUFF at the last race.
A Thursday evening run, the first is set entirely within the grounds of the Malahide Castle Gardens and it’s magnificent 250 acres of beautiful parkland. This off road race will showcase the stunning scenery that surrounds the medieval demense. Please note 5K and 10K distances are approximate and may vary slightly due to off road nature.

Event Information

Entry Fees
Enter online before 11pm on Tuesday 30th May 2017. 

5K and 10K Race: €25 on line entry or €30 on the day entry.  Enter all 4 races in the series on the Malahide registration form at a reduced rate of €20 per race.  Anyone who completes all 4 races will receive an original BORN 2 RUN buff at the final race.  Races can also be entered individually to qualify.  All races must be completed, entry alone does not qualify. 

Registration Confirmation
Confirmation of your race entry will be sent to you automatically via email from after your payment is made. All race numbers can be collected at Registration on the evening of the race.

Terms & Conditions
By entering the race you will be bound by the event disclaimer which you agreed to at time of registration.  Refunds are not available once entry has been completed. Runners are permitted to transfer entry to a family member/friend if they email Born 2 Run Events with the details prior to the on-line entry closing date. (Transfer of entry to another event is not available). Full Terms & Conditions are available to view at time of entry on the website.


Race Start Time

10K Race: 7.30pm

5K Race: Directly after 10K start

Event Registration
Registration will take place at Malahide Castle Demense in the Marquee close to the start/finish line in front of the castle.  Runners can collect their race packs at the following time:

5K & 10K Race:  Thursday 1st June 2017:  5.30pm - 7.15pm 

There is free parking in the main grounds of Malahide Castle or in the car park beside Malahide Cricket Club.  Please car share where possible.  

Take the train to Malahide which is approximately a 10 minute walk to Registration in Malahide Castle Demense.

Dublin Bus Nos 32, 32X, 42 and 102 take you to Malahide which is approximately 10 minute walk to Registration. 

Start/Finish Area
Both races start and finish at the field in front of the Castle.  Just look out for the Born 2 Run Arch.    

Strictly no pets.



Water Stations
For the 10K route there will be 1 water station at approximately 5K.

Toilet Facilities
Toilet facilities are available in The Visitor Centre, Malahide Castle.  There are no shower facilities available.  

Post Race Refreshments
Hydration station at finish line.  Complimentary Post Race Refreshments will be served after the race close to the finish line.   

Prizegiving – 8.30pm Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female Finishers in both distances.

Running shoes are suitable for all the terrain of the 10K race including the forest paths.

Your entry fee includes the following: 
A Run Dublin Run Medal 
Individual chip timing
Race Number 
Complimentary post race refreshments

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Malahide Castle Gardens, Malahide