Thanks to all who have already entered the Rathfarnham 5k, which takes place on Sunday 29th September at 10.00, on the fastest 5k course in Ireland. You can still enter on the PrimoEvents website. Please enter Here. We have kept the entry price the same as we had in 2018 and 2017 at €20 per individual and the registration fee of €1.48. For this fee you will get to run in a high quality 5k and get one of those famous Rathfarnham 5k tee shirts, pictured here. The minimum age to run in the 5k is 15. 

Online entries close on this website on Thursday night 26th September at 12.00 midnight. Postal and bulk Club entries must be with us by Monday 23rd September.

You can collect your number and tee shirt for the 5k at our Clubhouse on Main Street, Rathfarnham (across from the AIB Bank) on Friday 27th September (19.00 – 21.00) on Saturday 28th (12.00 – 16.00) or in Terenure College Gym on Sunday 29th September (8.00 – 9.30). Carparking is provided at the College beside the swiming pool. Changing facilities and showers are in the Gym. Follow the signs on raceday as the Gym is at the back of the College. Join us for refreshments and the prizegiving in the College after the race.

Rathfarnham WSAF AC Members in 2019 5k tee shirt at training in Nutgrove Park

Run faster in the Rathfarnham 5k by using the weekly training schedule on this website. Please check out the reports of previous Rathfarnham 5ks to see how fast this course really is.

We are always delighted when you enter the Rathfarnham 5k every year and hope you have an enjoyable run. If for some reason you cannot run due to injury or have another engagement, you cannot transfer your number to someone else without telling us. Your number can be used by someone else if we know who is using it. This is for health and safety reasons should something happen. For any name changes or change of category please mail us at rathfarnham5krun@athleticsrathfarnham.ie.

You can also enter by post, using the attached form Rathfarnham 5k Registration Form 04 June 2019.

We will also have a series of Juvenile Races on 29th September from 9.20, along Dodder Park Road before the main 5k at aged 8 – 10 (600m), 11 – 12 (800m) and 13 – 14 (1,000m). Entries for these runs can me made on the day at €3 each. Prizes can be won by the first 10 boys and girls in each race.

We are delighted to say that DNG Auctioneers, Main Street, Rathfarnham and Heritage Credit Union, Main Street, Rathfarnham will be our main sponsors for the 2019 Rathfarnham 5k. We look forward to working with them to make our races a great success. Our chosen charity for this year’s 5k is Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. If you wish to donate to the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind please donate here DONATE.

Please see the videos of last year’s 5k on this website  and there are thousands of photos on our Facebook site at Rathfarnham 5k.

The Rathfarnham 5k is going ECO this year and all drinks at the finish will be in reusable cups. Please help us to minimise waste at the 5k.

If you have any questions or queries about the Rathfarnham 5k please contact us at rathfarnham5krun@athleticsrathfarnham.ie.

While every effort is being made by Rathfarnham WSAF Athletic Club to ensure you have an enjoyable and injury free race, the Club does not accept responsibility for any injury you may get when running this race. By participating in this event you are accepting you are medically able and have the required training done. You are also giving the Club permission to use any photographs or videos, which may have your image, on this website or on our social media platforms. 


Lead car view and runners at the 3.5K Mark