What we're about


We are a group of recreational runners that get together for social runs around Dublin. We are not a professional running group. Any run that you participate in you do so at your own risk. It is up to the individual to assess their ability to participate in the run. We advise that participants dress suitably; wear proper running shoes and gear, and in poor light we recommend the use of High Viz Clothing. We take no responsibility for personal injuries or new or existing medical conditions that may be aggravated by running. If you are new to running or exercise in general we recommend consulting your physician before joining us. We are not responsible for property lost during runs.

By applying for membership to this group you are accepting responsibility that all group activities that you participate in are at your own risk. This includes all runs and any other activities. If you are not in agreement, please do not proceed with membership.

Benefits of joining Dublin Runners:

Keep fit

Improve your pace

Attempt longer distances

See parts of Dublin you wouldn't normally visit

Share running tips

Make new friends

Stay motivated


Some of us have minimal running experience, others have lots or train with professional running clubs. Some of us have taken up running for the social benefits!

We are NOT a competitive group. We encourage everyone to start off at their own pace. We always meet up afterwards to make sure the last runner/s arrive safely.

There is a €5 once-off joining fee which we use to pay the meetup.com fees and to provide yearly prizes. Payment is usually by paypal but we can make provisions if you do not have a paypal account by contacting one of the organisers.


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Upcoming events (5)

Saturday Phoenix Park (Choice of 2 speeds)

Phoenix cafe/Ashtown Castle

Phoenix park Saturday Morning Group Runs. Further restrictions lifted now allows for larger groups to train together. Social distancing will be observed. Choice of two runs; 10K at about 5:00 to 5:30 min per km 10K at about 6.00 min per km Meeting at the car park of the Visitors Centre, (https://goo.gl/maps/qKbZw) RSVP early, try and arrive 10 min before the run. Please cancel if you can’t make it. Remember that access to the park for cars is limited to the Parkgate and Castleknock entrances and there is not a huge amount of parking. The Visitors Centre car park is open at at that time it should not be full. If weather allows we will use the trails as the park is quite busy these days. The Phoenix Cafe is open for takeaway so hopefully we will get to chat and have coffee after. Bring something warm for after. Any questions, just ask.

Dun Laoghaire Pier Runners

Car park opposite Teddy's Ice cream shop/cafe, Dun Laoghaire

ALERT NEW ROUTE Head south along the coast past Sandycove & Bulloch Harbour, turn at Dalkey & run along Dalkey main street & up Barnhill road to Killiney Towers roundabout. Take the second exit up Avondale road to The Graduate roundabout. Turn right & head back to Glenageary roundabout, turn right and head to Killiney Towers roundabout, first left and back to Dun Laoghaire (down the hill to the coast). "We run 8-10K each week. There are always several running speeds so come along even if you're a beginner. The main highlight of the morning is to relax in the cafe (Missy Moops beside the Peoples Park) where we reward ourselves with coffee, tea and treats! One thing we can guarantee - you will not find a more supportive group and if you come along once, you'll be hooked!

Wicklow trail run (Crone woods 16K, 25K or 50K)

Crone Woods Car Park

One of the nicest routes you will find out there giving you a mix of surfaces and wonderful views along the wicklow way. The whole route is 25K with the option of a shorter route by turning back (Maybe at the 8K point at the top of Djouce) at any time. There is a lot of climbing in it but the joy of mountain running is that you dont have to run all of it. Details of the full route can be found at https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/38355811 The route can be uploaded to may watches to help with navigation. We dont leave anyone behind so with stop at regular intervals for people to catch up. You will need: Water (At least 500ml) Splashproof jacket Something to eat Ideally trail runners A couple of us are going to do the route twice on the day as part of a UTMB virtual race so welcome to join us. Details of the challenge at https://utmbfortheplanet.world/challenges As always , lifts will be available but please indicate in the group if you need or can offer a lift. Face covering and common sense needed for lifts. Any questions, just ask. Cheers Shane

Phoenix Park - 8km a Relaxed Paced Run

Dublin Zoo/Chesterfield Avenue

Join us for a 8km run at a pace of 5:45-6:00 min/km commencing at 6.30pm. We will limit the group to 15 people while adhering to social distancing guidelines when running by keeping 2 metres apart and not run on top of each other. We'll meet on Chesterfield Avenue across from the zoo entrance. Remember the side entrances to the park are closed to vehicles & there is no parking allowed on Chesterfield Avenue. Give yourself enough time to get there. Any questions let us know, Kelly & Harry

Past events (6,058)

Wednesday Intervals

Dublin Zoo/Chesterfield Avenue

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