August 24, 2016
The Glen 5k is a charity 5k walk/ run that supports local causes. It usually takes part in August and Runners & walkers of all abilities are welcome.
The Pride of Tipperary Festival is one of Ireland’s longest running festivals. The festival has a strong fundraising legacy and last year a cheque for €5,000 was presented to Circle of Friends cancer support centre in Tipperary town. Circle of Friends will also be the 2016 beneficiary.
It took place on Thursday, 14 July to Saturday, 16 July, 2016. The festival celebrates the Feast of St. Sedna with exhibitions, displays & concerts in Clonbeg Church.
On Sunday June 26th, the Galtee Walking Club’s Challenge took place. It is a 31km traverse of the entire Galtee Mountain range, taking in all major peaks with a total height gain of 1700 metres approx. and a maximum altitude of 919 metres.
June 3rd – 6th 2016 – June Bank Holiday Weekend 3 Day Festival – Féile Siulóid
Guidelines for Walkers
For brochure and accommodation rates contact: The Glen of Aherlow Failte Society Ltd., Coach Road, Aherlow, Co. Tipperary / firstname.lastname@example.org
Slievenamuck Walking Marathon and Half Marathon, Sunday March 20th, 2016
This is a very popular walking/running Marathon and half Marathon, held annually on Palm Sunday since 2009. It covers a distance of 42km across and forms two loops, east and west, taking in both the north and south sides of the ridge. It is advised to prepare and train before the event. It is vital that participants come with appropriate clothing and footwear for all weather conditions. Areas covered include Rock an Thorabh, Moor Abbey and Bansha Woods.
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The Winter Walking Festival in the Glen of Aherlow took place on Saturday January 30th and Sunday, January 31st, 2016. Over the two days there was seven walks on the Galtee Mountains and the Slievenamuck Ridge as well as on Sunday a bus tour of the beautiful sites in the Glen. Despite the poor weather – snow and strong winds, 364 people taking part over the two days.