UPDATE: DUE TO THE COVID 19 CRISIS SURF TURF 'N' TAR SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ON 16TH OF MAY 2020 IS CANCELLED. THE 2021 EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON 15 MAY 2021! STAY SAFE !
A unique multi terrain running event with two race distances 10K and Half Marathon. Discover the beauty of Rosscarbery and West Cork as you run on road, beach and trail. Try something different !
2020 brings you the fourth Rosscarbery Surf Turf 'n' Tar on Saturday 16th of May 2020. 2020 is an extra special year for Rosscarbery as The Causeway (Start Line) is celebrating its 200 anniversary. The medal this year will be a commemorative medal marking the bicentary and will be a special addition to your runner's bling!
Well and truly part of the Running Calender, this event offers a unique running experience set in beautiful West Cork. With two distances to choose from, 10K or Half Marathon - there is a race to appeal to everyone.
To ensure the enjoyment and safety of all our participants, registration has been limited to 1,000 places between the two races (10k and Half Marathon)
Set in Rosscarbery and surrounding areas, this unique multi -terrain race offer the participants an opportunity to run on Road, Beach , Forest and Trail with a backdrop of ever-changing vistas. This is a challenging event but the scenery alone is worth it.
This event is chip - timed!
The post race reception is as unique as the course itself, as well as post run rub downs, complimentary access to the the Hotel Leisure Centre you will be served award winning local produce like Rosscarbery Black Pudding, Fresh Fish Deli Fish Cakes, Rosscarbery Strawberries and (optional cream) ,to name but a few of the delicious delights!
This event has been organised by Rosscarbery Business Association in conjunction with Rosscarbery Steam Runners AC. All proceeds from the event will be going back into the community, to enhance local amenities and promote the area.
Early Bird Regstration
1 November 2019 - 31 December 2019
Half Marathon €30
Registration Costs (post 1 January 2020)
10K €25 per entry
Half Marathon €35 per entry
Limited places available!
A Finisher medal for all participants in both the 10K and Half Marathon races and a Technical Top for all 10K and Half Marathon entrants.
Registration /Collection will be open in the Function Room of the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery on Friday 15th of May from 6pm until 9.30pm and on the morning of the event (16th May) from 7am until 8.30am!