Recreational running not only helps to improve fitness and general health but it can also provide the companionship and support of like-minded individuals.
Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits, including
- help to build strong bones, as it is a weight bearing exercise
- strengthen muscles
- help maintain a healthy weight
- improve cardiovascular fitness
- burn plenty of calories
- Build friendships through running groups
Get Ireland Running
Get Ireland Running is a national campaign that aims to increase awareness and encourage widespread participation in running for health, wellbeing and fitness
Parkrun is such a simple concept: turn up every Saturday and walk, jog or run 5k, or if you’re a junior then 2k every Sunday
Trail and Mountain Running
Trail and mountain running is a growing sport in Ireland and involves people running off road on trails and in upland areas throughout Ireland
Trail Advice & Guidance
Advice & Guidance on planning a day out on a trail, what clothing is appropriate when outdoors and how to act around livestock.