On Friday, December 7th at 7.30pm, runners, joggers, walkers, hand cyclists, of all ages will come out on the streets and run Ireland’s Medieval Mile Run. It will take place on closed streets under the Kilkenny’s magical Christmas lights
“People of every level of fitness are capable of finishing a mile run or walk. We are keen for families to come along and take part”, explained Nicola Keeshan of Kilkenny Recreation & Sports Partnership. “This is the perfect active start to Yulefest Kilkenny”, she continued.
The run will start at St Francis Bridge and move into Dean Street with a sharp turn at St Canice’s Church to turn back down Dean Street, into Irishtown, Parliament Street, High Street before a big finish on Kilkenny’s Parade Plaza. The Parade will have music, lights and big, big atmosphere.
All participants must be registered to take part. The cost is €10 for the timed event that includes a specially designed t-shirt. Children can run for FREE but everybody MUST be registered beforehand. You will receive your number on the night and only those with numbers will be allowed take part. All participants must sign in at event headquarters on the night from 5.30pm. No entries will be available on the night
There will be entertainment on the night and refreshments for all after the run.