Sligo A C 5 Mile Challenge

Running from Strandhill to Sligo town, you will have stunning views across Sligo Bay of Oyster Island, Coney Island, and Benbulben on your way to a PB!

The Sligo AC 5 mile challenge is the fastest 5 mile road race on Wild Atlantic Way all in aid of Autism Friendly Sligo.

Autism Friendly Sligo has helped to make Sligo an autism-friendly town, including recently working with the Radisson on opening a sensory trial.

The race will take place on the 21st of July at 10.30 am. It will start from Sligo Rugby Club and head downhill to finish at Ballast Quay.

You can enter online at

Race number collection will be available from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on the 21st of July from Sligo Rugby Club. We recommend that you park in one of the numerous free Sunday car parks in Sligo and take the S2 bus to Strandhill. Fare from ATU Sligo is €1.90 and Sunday timetable is below.

Thanks to our sponsors: Grange Pharmacy & Power House Pilates

For up-to-date information on the race, please follow our social media channels – and

Route Map

sligo ac 5 miler | 8.0 km Running Route on Strava

S2 Bus Timetable

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