National Road Relay Race Day Instructions

This Sunday afternoon Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club host the 2024 National Road Relay Championships.

Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club are very proud to welcome the Irish athletics community to Raheny once more and to host the National Road Relays.

We wish to advise patrons of short intermittent traffic delays on Wades Avenue and All Saints Road between 1.30pm and 4pm on Sunday.

There are five races on the card with the schedule;

1:30pm – Masters Women

2:00pm – Masters Men 35-49

2:30pm – Masters Men 50+

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 Anne’s Park on their right hand side.

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


Entries are available via Athletics Ireland only. Further details here.

Number Collection & Team Amendments

Numbers are available for collection in the Raheny Shamrock clubhouse, Old Church, Raheny Village, Dublin 5, D05 T8N8. The clubhouse will be open from 11.30am until 1:30pm. Team captains only are requested to collect numbers.

Team amendments are available here until noon on Saturday April 27. Other amendments are available in the Raheny Shamrock clubhouse form 11:30am on Sunday. Team captains only can make amendments.


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 35+ Race

Masters W50 – During Lap 2 of Masters Men’s 35+ Race

Masters M35 – During Lap 1 of Masters Men’s 50+ 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 team 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.