Castlewellan Christmas Cracker 2015

The Annual Castlewellan Christmas Cracker Pairs Race will take place on
Monday 28th December 2015 at 1:00 PM.

ResultsPhotos by Caolan Hawkins

Preview Report


  • All teams must pre enter using the online registration system
  • Entry fee of £25 / team is payable at time of registration
  • NO refunds are available
  • There is a limit of 400 teams
  • There will be no entries taken on race day
  • Registration will close on Monday 21st Dec or when the entry limit has been reached.
  • Team changes can be made via email before race day. Details will be in email confirmation that each team member receives.

Enter and PayView Entries

Queries should be sent to

The start is on the Newcastle Road at (1)….the measured distance was around 8.7 miles with around 1400 feet climbing.

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Other Race Details:

  • All teams will receive a commemorative gift.
  • A team of two is required and both must cross the finish line together.
  • Categories are Male, Female and Mixed. Must be over 16.
  • Start of race is in Castlewellan. Details will be published soon.
  • Distance : Approx 8 miles.
  • Course : road and forest tracks in and around Castlewellan suitable for all hill, cross country and road runners.
  • NO dogs are allowed at this event.
  • Prizes for all main categories and for best fancy dress outfit.
  • Changing facilities and showers are available.
  • Refreshments available after race.