Trailrun Holidays

Exploring Ireland

Welcome to our trail running and trip. Embrace the Rhythms of Nature and join us for trail running and wellness with like minded individuals. From the untamed beauty of Wicklow to the rugged charm of the south west, immerse yourself in charmingly accommodating midlands. Running, rejuvenation and enjoyment on this sustainable adventure.

The first in our series of trail running holidays that showcase Ireland's diverse landscapes, including coastal trails, rugged mountains, verdant forests and serene lakeshores. 

7 Days - South West to Midlands and East (Race) Ireland

Dates: 22nd - 28th September 2025

Day 1: Killarney

Morning Arrival

Take the Scenic train journey from Dublin to Killarney. We meet you at Heuston station and we can chat about our plans during this scenic journey.

Afternoon Exploration

Start your adventure with a scenic trail run through the heart of Killarney National Park. Explore ancient woodland and enjoy stunning views of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks. Afternoon, discover the beauty of Muckross House and Gardens. Visit the lakes of Killarney and admire the breathtaking landscapes.

Evening Relaxation

Unwind with a relaxing evening in Killarney town. Enjoy dinner at a local pub or soak in the peaceful ambiance of your accommodations.

View from Ross Castle, Killarney National Park, Co Kerry_Web Size
Dingle from Above

Day 2: Dingle Peninsula

Morning Run

Embark on a challenging yet rewarding trail run along the Dingle Way. Discover hidden coves, ancient monuments, and breathtaking coastal views.

Afternoon Exploration

Lunch and the afternoon is yours to enjoy the charming town of Dingle and explore the local shops and pubs.

Evening Relaxation

Reflect on the day's adventure..

Day 3: Macgillycuddy's Reeks

Morning Run

Challenge yourself with a run or climb to the in Irelands highest mountain range. Hike to the summit of Carrauntoohil, the highest mountain in Ireland. This iconic mountain stands taller than the rest on a challenging day. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and lakes below. (Weather dependant)


Take a trip along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Admire the bays and the mountains that surround. There's an option to dip in the bay and Sauna this afternoon!

Evening Relaxation

Relax and unwind in our accommodations. Enjoy a delicious dinner at a local restaurant and prepare for the next day's adventures.

Carrauntoohil BOS gully (1)

Day 4: Head for the heartlands

Follow the south coast

Enjoy a scenic drive to Irelands hidden heartlands as we travel towards Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny. A run along Irelands great greenway (former railways), taking in the beauty of the landscape crossing viaducts and through tunnels.

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Overnight Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny

Want something a little different? Tonight we stay in the town of Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny. Set amongst rolling hills, woodlands and river.

Day 5: Kilkenny

Morning Run

A gentle shake out along the Barrow Way followed by a stop in the quaint riverside St Mullins Cafe.

Restful Roam

Explore the town of Kilkenny, take a tour of the city, visit one of its castles, catherdrals or brewery and browse the local shops.

Lough Tay, Ballinastoe, Co_Web Size

Day 6: Race day!

An early start

Enjoy a scenic drive as we head for our event. Eco-Trails is an Eco-resonsible trail running event that takes place in the beautiful 'Garden County'

Waterford Greenway, Kilmacthomas Viaduct, Co Waterford_Web Size

Overnight Wicklow

Day 7: Restful Tour of Wicklow and Return to Dublin

After a restful morning recovering, we will take you on a short scenic tour of the Wicklow Mountains before returning to Dublin approx 6pm, where it all began

Book Your Tour..

Tour Duration7 Days & 6 Nights
Group SizeSmall Group - 15 max
Difficulty LevelChallenging - Expect to cross rough mountain trails involving some, steep ascents/descents away from civilization.

Each day is suitable for runners who are fit and active and can comfortably run and walk 6 up to 15 kilometres in a day. The nature of the runs involve lots of stops and are fully supported. we are with you every step of the way

Our time on the trail will typically be between 3-4 hours per day and each day will include some culture. Additional optional activities will be at your own expense.

Accomodation & Logistics


Enjoy comfortable accommodations in charming guesthouses and hotels throughout the tour. Each accommodation offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring a restful night's sleep after your daily adventures.


Train transportation from Dublin city to Killarney.
Experienced and knowledgeable local guides to lead you on each day's adventures.


Running through Ireland's origional national park spot native Red Deer.

Overnight in Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve.

Wild swim and tick off some mountain summits.

Local Experts

Your guide will share insights into the history, culture, and the natural beauty of the area. They will provide you with a truly enriching experience.

Experienced Trail Runners

You are fully supported by your guides who are experienced trail runners with a deep knowledge of the regions and trails. They will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

Passionate About Nature

Your guide is passionate about the outdoors and will help you discover the hidden gems of Kerry. They will inspire you to explore and appreciate the beauty of nature.

What's Included


We will stay in comfortable accomodation, where best possible with access to food. When we stay more remote, transport to the nearest town is provided.


All transport on board our comfortable minibus.

Support and Guiding

With the exception of race day, you are accompanied on all runs/walks by a qualified and experienced guide.

1 x Race Entry

One entry to the Wicklow Eco-trails Event

What's not Included

Travel Insurance

We recommend you have suitable insurance for all travel and activities


Once you arrive on the island we'll take it from there

Lunch and Evening Meals

We will give you the freedom here, we do have suggestions and reccomendations along the way. We will also stock up on snacks at various points along the trip.

The Team


Chief guide, a graduate in outdoor education, Kathryn has worked as a mountain leader guiding groups worldwide in countries such as Morocco, Costa Rica, Borneo, Vietnam, South Africa and Sri Lanka. More recently leading groups freelance around the Irish mountainside. As a hiker, climber and mountaineer, Kathryn has lived in the French and Swiss Alps. However more recently, Kathryn's time has been spent exploring the more local Irish and UK hills. Kathryn is first aid trained, Mountain Leader and Rock Climbing Instructor.


Guide, transport; logistics. Also a graduate in Outdoor Education with Geography, Climate, Sustainability and Environment. Darran’s jobs have been wide and varied from raft guiding to beekeeping. He has consolidated his experience in the mountains leading groups for outdoor centres and has spent much of his adult life in the hills. Winter seasons in the French Alps didn't fulfil his insatiable love of snow. With some 4000+ metre winter summits in the bag. He is a qualified International Mountain Leader and Wilderness First responder. Darran’s chief role in Two Rock Outdoors is managing transport & logistics as well as group leader. He started out driving buses in an Irish outdoor education scene & has driven buses through the most challenging alpine conditions. Darran has a passion for wild flora, fauna and environment as well as the history & folklore of the land.
The Team


"Just after a trip with Kathryn and Darran in Scotland And it was absolutely epic! A well organised weekend by two rock outdoor! really looking forward to more trips! The guys were Amazing with the group, Knowledgeable people and professionals at what they do! Top class keep up the good work guys 😊"

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