Events & Registration

Registration for the 2022/2023 Dublin Mountain Running Club race series below.

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The Dublin Mountain 5km and 10km Championship Trail Run 2023 -3rd Edition 

This event is hosted by the Dublin Mountain Running Club. 

The Dublin mountain championship trail run will be held at Glencullen Mountains, Saturday March 23rd - at 10:00 am

Glencullen (Irish: Gleann Cuilinn, meaning "valley of the holly, The highest point of the area is at a height of about 300 metres (980 ft), making Glencullen one of the highest villages in Ireland.

The starting point for 5km and the 10km Dublin mountain championship run will be beyond Bornaralty Bridge, along the Wicklow Way, a way marked trail, the route zig zags,through the Dublin Mountains along the Old Wicklow Way, Prince William's Seat Junction, Ravens Rock, Nellies Way, Old Granite Quarry, before returning towards Bornaralty Bridge taking in some breathtaking views of both the Dublin & Wicklow Mountains while keeping Dublin City & Coastal line in your view.

Location : Glencullen


The Barry & Johns Dublin Mountain backyard ultra second Edition 2023 

Will be held at Glencullen within the Dublin mountains Saturday 13th May 2023 
Starting at 12 midday 

This event is a silver medal event officially Ireland’s highest Backyard Ultra affiliated with the Backyard ultra USA.

The winner will qualify for a position on the all Ireland national team with the opportunity to represent Ireland at the world championships. 

The winner and runner up will also Qualify to represent Ireland at the Malta Backyard ultra December 2023 event.  

All participants will receive a very unique official Backyard ultra coin and event T-shirt 
everyone who registers for the event will be entered into a Draw with the opportunity to win a complimentary entry to the Malta Backyard Ultra Taking place December 2023 

The backyard ultra is a form of ultramarathon race where competitors must consecutively run the distance of 6706 meters – 6.706km in less than one hour.

When each lap is completed, the remaining time within the hour is typically used to recover for the next hour’s race.

You don’t have to be fast you need to be last and Keep moving forward

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In aid of Ireland’s national autism charity 
''As I Am'' 
Saturday 20th May 2023 
Location Glencullen 
Distance 12km


In Aid of Dublin Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team 
Saturday 25th of November 2023
Location Glencullen 
Distance 19km


Ultra X & Ultra X Light 2023 Second Edition

New course & New Distances


• Ultra X - Friday 7th July  

Start time 6pm


total elevation 6258 metres

6 index points

•Ultra X Light - Saturday 8th July

Start time 6am


total elevation 2277 metres

3 index points

Both events are officially ITRA & UTMB world race series qualification events

Both events starting and finishing at DMTF Basecamp.

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Friday 16th & Saturday 17th June 2023
Location: Glencullen 
Distances 25km, 50km, & 100km 
This festival is officially a UTMB Qualification event 
25km -   1 index point 
50km -   2 index points
100km - 4 index points


In aid of the Irish Kidney association

Saturday 24th September 2022

 5km & 10km run/walk.


The Dublin Mountain Marathon is a 42km mountain-trail run through the Dublin mountains.

Starting at DMRC Basecamp Glencullen and finishing at the Dublin Mountain community center Glencullen at the Stars of Erin GAA Club playing Grounds. 

Taking in some of the most breathtaking views within the Dublin mountains while overlooking Dublin City. 

The Dublin mountain marathon will be held at Glencullen Mountains range within the Dublin mountains (Irish: Gleann Cuilinn, meaning "valley of the holly, The highest point of the area is at a height of about 300 metres (980 ft), making Glencullen one of the highest villages in Ireland it will also cross into Tibradden woods Cruagh woods & Ticknock before returning to Glencullen 

There is a two Person  relay option available 

Two people can choose to run the course You can change over at 21km
 this will be the half way point. 

The Dublin mountain marathon is a non profit event in support of the Dublin Mountain Community Center,The Stars of Erin GAA club & The Dublin Mountain Running Club.