2010 The first Run Of The Country

2010 Diary The reception from the pupils staff and parents at St. Ita’s Special School was warm and enthusiastic.  Bikers could see for themselves where the fundraising money was being spent and they could meet the pupils themselves.  They could see the excellent work that is being undertaken by the staff, teachers and parents on … Continue reading 2010 The first Run Of The Country

2012 Destination Roscommon Town

The mystery tour this year ended in Roscommon Town and as usual no one new the ultimate destination.  Assembling at St Ita’s Special School on the morning of the run everyone was anticipating a good run. Stage 1 Drogheda Slane Navan Athboy Mullingar Route Notes Road to Slane will get your tires well scrubbed in. … Continue reading 2012 Destination Roscommon Town

2013 Event changed to September

The event took place on the 2nd weekend in September.  This was a change from May.  2012 was a wet on so the weather is considered to be a little better in September.  The usual format for the registration, breakfast and set off was followed at St Ita's Special School.  Everyone was looking forward to … Continue reading 2013 Event changed to September

2014 The road to Wicklow

For the first time The Run Of The Country headed south of Dublin into Co. Wicklow . I set off without my check point documents and had to return to Drogheda.  I missed the first 4 checkpoints and joined the run in Kildavin.  It didn't bother me in the slightest as I had scouted the … Continue reading 2014 The road to Wicklow

2015 Kinnegad via Lough Erin

Overview 2015 was a great run.  It had everyting for a perfect day on a motorcycle.  Good company, great Irish roads and dry warm weather.  What more could you ask for.  Breakfast was super in St. Ita's Special School and everyone was optomistic about the run Stage 1 Monaghan 60 miles 1h15m  Twisties from the … Continue reading 2015 Kinnegad via Lough Erin

2016 The south east

2016 The south east.Stage 1 to Blessington 51 miles 1 hour Drogheda Dublin, Tallaght, Blessington. The first stage of this years rune is a a dull run up to Dublin and an around the M50. Exit 11 and the N81 to Blessington is a nice run up the foothills of the wicklow mountains. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading 2016 The south east