March & August 2020

The Rose of Tralee

International 10K


Sunday 23rd August, 2020







What is the Rose of Tralee 10k?

As part of the Festival of Kerry, the popular Rose 10k is attended by former Roses, Escorts, their families and a few past Hosts of the event.

Starting at the Wetlands Centre, join these and many more as the weave through the Lakes, Canals and Streets of Tralee finishing in town centre to music, cheers and merriment.


What is the entry fee?

The online entry fee is €27.00


How do I enter?

Entry at

Link is available on



Where do I get my race number?

Race number collection is from The Ashe Hotel Maine Street Tralee, on Saturday 24th from 4pm to 8pm and from 8.30am to 10.15am on Sunday 25th August


You will collect your T-shirt here also. T-shirts will be handed out on a first come first served basis.


What does my entry fee to Tralee Marathon include?

Your fee covers the following:

Race entry

Finishers T-shirt

Finishers Medal

Glass Trophies for Top 3 male and female winners

Professional Timing and Certs

Fruit and Refreshment Stand after the event

Water along the route

Entertainment along route

Bands at start and finish lines

Professional MC

First Aid

Road Closures


All monies raised go towards the building of a tartan track for Tralee Harriers AC.


What are your Rules?

The race will be conducted in accordance with the rules set out by Athletics Ireland.

Competitors must be over 18 years on the day of the race to enter.

No dogs/pets, cycles, roller blades, prams/ buggies, skate-boards or non-registered persons will be allowed to accompany participants in the race


What is the Cancellation Policy?

It is our standard policy once we receive payment and accept your entry; fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the route?

The 10k route will start at the Tralee Bay Wetlands taking in a lap of the Wetlands.

It continues towards Dan Spring Road, down to the Ballymullen roundabout and up the River Lee Walk at the back of The Rose Hotel. Runners will exit the River Walk and head for the Canal and the Lock Gates,

At the Lock Gates water station, runners will head to town passing Lohercannon, Ashgrove, Kerin’s Park, Knockmoyle and down past the Bon Secours Hospital, through the roundabout and to the slip road by the back of the  Tralee Garda Station Runners then turn up Rock Street passing The Brouge Inn and turn right at the 2nd traffic lights, onto Maine Street , passing Radio Kerry and past the Ashe Hotel exiting on to Ashe Street, turn right down past The Courthouse and Credit Union, crossing over to Denny Street and finish at the end of Denny Street.

Details of the route and a route map can be found on  and on our Facebook page.


Where is the Race Start and Finish Line?

The start line is located at Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre on the south side of the town, and the finish line is located at the end of Denny Street.

Is there a bag drop area?

The bag drop area is at The Ashe Hotel this area will open from 8.30am and will be closed at 1pm. All personal belongings must be collected by this time.

Is the race being timed?

As for all of our races, Ronan and his professional team at are doing the timing again this year

How is the race signposted?

There is Directional Signs and Km Markers along the route. There is also a map on Line and at number collection

Are there Water stations/First Aid?

Yes, there is water station at the Lock Gates at end of the canal walk as well as water at the finish line

First Aid facilities at the finish line with first aid along the route

Is there parking at the start and finish line?

There ARE NO PARKING facilities at the start & finish lines the course. Use the Brandon Car Park or any of the parking structures in town

Are there prizes?

Along with your bespoke medal and T-shirt a commemorative Glass Trophy will go to the top Three Men and women across the line.

Commemorative trophies will go to the Male and Female winners of the over 40, 50, 60 age groups







Contact:  Tralee Harriers Athletic Club, Doon, Tralee, Co. Kerry

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