How to enter the Warriors Run

Registration details for 2024

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the 2024 Warriors Run is now closed.  The event is SOLD OUT!

(Any changes to the date or time will be relayed here and through our Facebook Page)

In order to have a fair and equitable registration process, we are unable to facilitate advance online registration prior to this date nor can we “hold” places for any individual runners.   We appreciate there are a huge number of great causes and charities out there that people would like to take part in the race for, but it would be impossible to accommodate everyone and we would appreciate your understanding of this position.

For 2024, we are delighted to have again secured the services of leading event management company Core Timing to handle our online registration process and timing services for the 38th annual Warriors Run on Saturday 24th August.

Registration Details for 2024 :

The number of places in the 2024 Warriors Run will be set at 1200.

  • This year again, there will be NO standby list for the 2024 Event.
  • The festival committee have no input this year into the registration process (including transfers and cancellations) and all queries and/or requests for transfer must be done through Core Timing offices whose details will be on emails and on our website after registration.
  •’s online payment system will accept the following cards : Visa, Mastercard, Laser, Delta, Visa Debit and  Electron

In order to participate in the The Warriors Run you must register by the following method :-

  • Runners Online Registration

Competitors must register online before MONDAY 5TH AUGUST 2024 @ MIDNIGHT. The registration fee is €50 and each participant will receive a technical T-Shirt and a commerative medal (on completion of the run).

Registration will be done through  Links are on the homepage of this site, on the Core Timing Website and below.

Please note if maximum capacity in the entry of runners is reached before the above date, registration automatically closes. No late entries can be accepted once registration cap is reached.

  • Walkers Registration

Online registration for The Warriors Fun Walk is available as above.  The Warriors Walk is a 10KM fun walk which follows the road route of the Warriors Run but does not traverse the mountain.  The walk generally starts about 20-30 mins after the main run goes off.  Registration for the walk will open on Friday 3rd May. Entry fee is €20 and each participant will receive a technical T-Shirt and a commerative medal (on completion of the walk). Walkers can also register in person on FRIDAY 23rd AUGUST 2024 between 6PM and 8PM in the National Surf Centre (Warriors HQ!) or from 12PM on the morning of The Warriors Run.

  • Onsite Registration

In appreciation of their continued support and sponsorship of the Warriors Run, the 2024 Run Committee are allocating 200 registrations to The Strand Bar in Strandhill to be filled by the first 200 runners in attendance at the Strand Bar on Thursday 25th April 2024 at 7.00pm.

It is important to note that in order to facilitate this, the following conditions for onsite registration will STRICTLY apply :

      • Registrations will be allocated on a first come first served basis
      • Only one registration per person
      • Person in attendance must be the person to be registered (transfers can take place at a later date)
      • Entry fee €50 (no credit cards or cheques can be accepted)

Please ensure when completing the application that your e-mail address is correct.


For 2024, we are delighted to continue with the Young Warriors Run on the Warriors Run day, a 5k race for younger runners that will encompass the village of Strandhill.  This race will take off directly after the main run has started and will be chip timed to give younger runners that real race experience.

      • Registration will open online on the 3rd May and closes on Monday 5th August at midnight (NOTE: After that you can register on Friday 23rd between 6.00pm and 8pm and on the morning of the Run up to 2pm in the National Surf Centre).
      • Entrants must be 12 years or over and under 18 years
      • There is a entry limit of 300 runners
      • Entry fee €15
      • T-Shirts for all entrants and a commerative medal on crossing the finish line
      • Prizes for 1st Male and 1st Female home in three age categories: 12-13 years old, 14-15 years old and 16-17 years old
      • PARENTAL CONSENT MUST BE GIVEN TO TAKE PART – Parental consent slip can be signed on collection of race number in event marquee.



Please note that due to the high levels of interest for the 2024 Run, the number of entries will be capped for safety purposes so early registration is essential.



2024 Registration Confirmation & Bib Numbers

When you register you will receive a email from Core Timing.  Hold on to this email as it will be your entry confirmation along with your BIB NUMBER.


Warriors Run – Rules, Terms and Conditions

Please read carefully

1. By registering for the Warriors Run, you signify your agreement with and understanding of the following Rules, Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree fully to these Rules, Terms and Conditions, please do not register for the race.

2. Participants hereby agree to provide true, current and complete information on the Warriors Run Registration Form.

3. Participants are hereby attesting and verifying that they are physically fit and have sufficiently prepared/trained for this competition.

4. Race participants must consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and/or illness during the Warriors Run Event.

5. Race participants enter the Warriors Run at their own risk. Neither the organisers nor the sponsors will be held liable for any accidents or injuries suffered or any property lost or stolen.

6. Participants must be over 16 years of age. Where a participant is under 18 years of age a parent or guardian must sign an Entry Form.

7. All Entries are final and NON-REFUNDABLE, with exception of forced cancellation by events beyond our control e.g. Government restrictions or environmental factors such as weather etc. in this case a deferral will be offered to the following year 2023 and no further or a refund minus 25% of ticket cost .

8. Organisers retain the right to refuse to issue a Race Pack without the correct registration confirmation email. Participants should present their registration confirmation when picking up their Race Pack and Bib/Timing Chip. Organizers also retain the right to request identification.

9. If you are unable to participate in this event after you complete your registration, you may transfer your entry to another person. The new person will enter their details and include the original order number. This may be subject to a processing fee. Neither Core Timing nor the Warriors Run will be involved in the transaction between you and the person to whom you are transferring. The exchange of monies for the cost of the entry fee is between yourselves.

10. The Warriors Run Festival Committee cannot accept responsibility for incomplete registrations.

11. Participants are required to wear an official Warriors Run Race Number on the front of their singlet / shirt to participate in the race.


13. Animals, whether on a lead or not, are not allowed on the course.

14. Personal Trainers, mentors or coaches will not be allowed on the course unless they are entered in the event and wearing an official Warriors Run Race Number.

15. Participants are obliged to follow the instructions of Stewards, Race Officials or An Garda Siochana at all times.

16. Participants must start at the official start line and start time. Participants must complete the full measured course, and should not cut the course short or attempt to join the course at any point after the start line.

17. Participants hereby permit the free use of their name and picture by the organisers as they pertain to the Warriors Run Event. Participants agree to make themselves available if required at some date and time in the future for photo opportunities relating to the Warriors Run Event.

18. In the event of adverse weather conditions whereby it is not considered safe to traverse the mountain, runners will be provided with an alternative route – already identified.

19. Where information is provided for registration purposes (whether directly through the Website or otherwise), you accept that these methods of communication cannot be 100% secure. CoreTiming is a GDPR compliant company and will undertake to keep all information to standards as set out in the EU Directive for business to comply with GDPR. However, know that unauthorised access to this information is prohibited. In the event of a breach of security, the Warriors Run organisers cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any damages arising from the misuse or loss of data or information submitted by you directly through the Website or otherwise.

20. Failure to comply with any of these Rules, Terms and Conditions may lead to disqualification.