2018 sees the 33rd edition of the famous Streets of Galway 8km road race. Since its inception in 1986 the event has grown into one of the most prestigious road races in the country, yet remains true to its original motto of Sport for All, as many locals and visitors take on the event year in year out. The event will bring 3,000 participants onto the streets of our city and suburbs into what is a fantastic event and evening in the city.
This event is the jewel in the crown of road races in the West and tours through the famous City of the Tribes.The race route starts at Fr Griffin Road in the city and takes in many of the sights of Galway city. including the Spanish Arch, Eyre Square, the landmark Galway Cathedral and NUI Galway, and routes out towards Salthill, past Pearse Stadium and then back in the 'Prom' along Galway Bay for a fast section into the finish at the historic Claddagh.
The 2018 Galway Clinic Streets of Galway 8km organised by local club Galway City Harriers takes place this year on Saturday 11th August at 7pm.
An early-bird rate of €20 will be available until midnight on Wednesday 11th July, after which a standard entry-fee of €25 will apply.