National Road Relay Information


Raheny Shamrock will host the 2022 Irish Life Health National Road Relay Championships on Sunday April 24th.

The start area is on Wades Avenue in Raheny.

There are four races;

  • 2:00pm – Masters Women
  • 2:30pm – Masters Men
  • 3:00pm – Senior Women
  • 3:30pm – Senior Men

The Course Map is included below with the start located on Wade’s Avenue, the runners head toward the corner of Rectory Park and turn left moving up the road before turning left at the junction of All Saints Road the Howth Road.

The runners turn down All Saints Road with St Annes Park on their right hand side.

They finally turn left back onto Wades Avenue where the hand over point and Start/Finish are located.

The Masters Women, Men and Senior Women run a format of;

Leg 1 – 1 Lap

Leg 2 – 2 Laps

Leg 3 – 1 Lap

The Senior Men’s race format is;

Leg 1 – 2 Laps

Leg 2 – 1 Lap

Leg 3 – 3 Laps

Leg 4 – 2 Laps


Entries are available via Athletics Ireland only. Click HERE for list of entries.

Number Collection

Numbers are available for collection in the Raheny Shamrock clubhouse, Old Church, Raheny Village, Dublin 5. The Clubhouse will be open from 1pm.


The Presentations will be made on Wade’s Avenue close to the Start/Finish Area.

As there shall be a period when no athletic activity is present on Wades Ave we aim to use this period for the medal presentation.

The Presentation schedule is as follows;

Masters W35 – During Lap 1 of Masters Men’s Race

Masters W50 – During Lap 2 of Masters Men’s Race

Masters M35 – During Lap 1 of Senior Women’s Race

Masters M50 – During Lap 2 of Senior Women’s Race

Senior Women – During Lap 1 of Senior Men’s Race

Senior Men – After Completion of Senior Men’s Race

The Senior Men and Senior Women Teams will each be presented with the national road relay trophies.

The most successful club from the championship will receive the Paddy Boland trophy who was the founder member of Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club in 1958.

We would ask all team captains and members to assist in making as smooth a medal presentation as possible.


The lunch and brew coffee bar is open at Raheny United football club located approximately 100 metres from the start finish area.

Getting to Raheny

Raheny is served by;

Dublin Bus routes H1, H2, H3.

Via the Dart, Raheny is located Northbound on the Howth/Malahide line from Dublin City Centre.

The station is located 400 meters from the race area.

There is limited parking available in Raheny Church with limited public parking also available in Raheny Village.

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