THE “Durrus 5” is a five-mile road race / walk which will be held in Durrus on Saturday, September 8th next.

The race / walk is a fundraising event, with all monies raised going directly towards the development of a safe running / walking path in Durrus in the new GAA grounds for the people of Muintir Bhaire.

The race has an AAI permit and the course will be accurately measured.  Walkers/joggers  are also welcome.

The race begins at 12 pm sharp, with walkers commencing at the same time as the runners.

Registration will be in Durrus Community Hall from 10:30am on the morning of the race.

To avoid queues on race day, registration will be open the night before in Durrus Hall between 7pm and 8pm.

Entry is €15 per adult / €5 per child and there will be category prizes on offer for the runners as well as many spot prizes.

For more information, visit or contact Michael on 086 856 7179 or Katherine on 087 989 3792.

If anyone would like to provide sponsorship contact Michael or Katherine on the numbers above, all sponsors will be acknowledged.

In order to give refreshments to the participants, home baking would be much appreciated.

Anybody who would like to help out is asked to contact Orla O’Sullivan at 027 61009 or Helen Burke at 027 61097.