Run with Catherina 2018

Cavan Town will host the 5th annual Run with Catherina road race on Saturday, 28 April 2018 at 6.30pm to celebrate the achievements of Olympian Catherina McKiernan. This year, there will once again by a 5k and a 10k run.

Catherina McKiernan, from Cornafean, is one of Ireland’s greatest athletes. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Catherina’s fantastic win in the London City Marathon on April 26th 1998.

Catherina is Ireland’s most successful marathon runner, winning the Berlin marathon (her first ever marathon) and then adding the London, Amsterdam marathon and Paris half marathon titles. Catherina still holds the Irish Record for the marathon. 

The 10k and 5k races are open to all levels of runners and all participants are invited to stay for refreshments after the races to meet and chat with Catherina.

This year's 10k event is also the second race of the KIA race series (

Registration online at or on the day from 4pm ahead of a 6:30pm start. Registration centre: Orchard Bar, Drumalee Cross, Cavan

This event is supported by Cavan County Council, Healthy Ireland, and Liberty Insurance.

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