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Hillsborough Castle Running Festival
August 18, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
We are excited to announce the BRAND NEW Hillsborough Castle & Gardens Running Festival on Sunday 18th August 2019. The ROAD CLOSED 5k, 10k, and half marathon races are fit for all the family and will start and finish within the grounds of beautiful Hillsborough Castle & Gardens.
The magnificent Hillsborough Castle & Gardens is the official Royal residence for the British Royal family in Northern Ireland, and has stood since the 18th century. The Castle and it’s beautiful Grounds are steeped in elegance and history and is only open to the public on certain dates.
Starting and finishing within the Grounds of Hillsborough Castle & Gardens, the course will head out onto the surrounding CLOSED ROADS of Hillsborough and take in the glorious local sights such as Hillsborough Lake. This course gives you the opportunity to take in the rural surroundings on traffic free roads!