Streets of Galway 8k

2018 sees the 33nd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8km road race, now one of the most prestigious road races in the country!

The race remains true to its original motto of Sport for All, as many locals and visitors take on the event year in year out. Galway City Harriers AC as race organisers aim to attract over 3,000 participants onto the streets of our city and suburbs.

This event is the jewel in the crown of road races in the West and is a fixture on the Irish running calendar. The race route starts at Fr Griffin Road in the city and takes in many of the sights of Galway city. including the Spanish Arch, Eyre Square , the landmark Galway Cathedral and NUI Galway early on in the race. The course then routes out towards Salthill, past Pearse Stadium and then back in on the ‘Prom’ along Galway Bay for the last , fast section into the finish at the historic Claddagh.