Run Galway Bay in 2018

Run Galway Bay 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon is set to return to the shores of Galway Bay on October 6th, 2018.

The largest multi-distance running event in Galway City attracted a record number of over 3,200 people to the City of the Tribes in 2017 and is expected to increase in numbers again next year.

2017 Highlights

Highlights in 2017 included the Irish Cross County ski team on roller skies in the Marathon, Team Manuela with over 850 people in a sea of green across the 3 distances, Eir brought their team of over 250 staff to Galway, Crown Paints and Hempel gathered their team of over 220 staff from across Ireland and Europe for their annual company destination running event.

Runners, walkers and joggers enjoyed the flat, fast course before celebrating their achievements at the festival atmosphere on the finish line.

The Proactive Event Team

Proactive is proud to manage Run Galway Bay’s digital marketing, event organisation and sponsorship recruitment. This year’s sponsors included: Cully and Sully soups, Irish Pride, Erdinger, Lucozade Sport Ireland, Nature Valley,, Tri Talking Sport, Ocean Fitness Galway and Galway City Chiropractic.

2018 Registration

General registration for 2018 opens at 4 pm on Friday 10th November, with the increasing popularity of the event it is expected to once again sell out well in advance of race date on October 6th, 2018.

If you have an event coming up talk to our Sports & Event Management team about event marketing, event management and sponsor recruitment – we’d love to get involved.