The Coastal, Scenic and Atmospheric Race. Only 40 mins from Dublin


UNFORTUNATELY THE RACE IS CANCELLED. In light of the current circumstances the Wicklow race is cancelled. A communication will be sent to all participants Friday evening 13th March.


For 2020 the Wicklow half marathon and 10km will be joining with the Wexford half marathon and 10km in Wexford Town on Sept 20th. Each participant will receive a Wicklow and Wexford medal upon finishing. Entries will be open to the public on April 13th click here

It’s gonna be a big race in Wexford Town and in demand. Save the date and make sure you enter early once it opens on April 13th

Ready to make a break for your freedom……

Join us for Ireland’s largest Gaol break. Closing date is 16th of March. Race day March 22nd.

What time will we escape

Half marathon convicts Walking only start at 10am.

Half marathon convicts runners start at 10.30am

10km convicts (walkers and runners) start at 10.40am

You’ll need a map to help you escape!!

Map for Half marathon route click here

Map for 10km route click here

You will need some tools to help you escape

All entrants for Half Marathon and 10km will receive
– A race number
– A timing chip
– Training tips
– Cup of soup ‘to go’ at Wicklow Gaol
– Goodies at the finish area

– Bespoke medal for all finishers

*New format in event fee for 2020. We have removed the Training Top from the event fee making it €5.00 less to enter. If you wish to purchase a training top you may do so at number pick up for €5.00 (while stocks and sizes last)*

Option to purchase 3 x BONUS medals for €8.00 CLICK HERE

Early bird rates apply up to the End of November

Pls note there is an online booking fee of 7% per entry from our online provider.

When/ Where to pick up your escaping tools?

  • Dublin on Thursday 19th March Wheelworx/Runworx shop, Unit 48 Fonthill Retail park, Lucan 9.30am – 9pm.
  • Dublin on Friday 20th March Wheelworx/Runworx shop, Unit 48 Fonthill Retail park, Lucan 9.30am – 9pm.
  • Saturday 21st Wicklow town. Wicklow Gaol.  2.30pm to 4pm
  • Sunday 22nd at Wicklow Gaol from 8am to 9.45pm sharp.

More info on Ireland’s larges Gaol break…..

We will publish all the info you need closer to the race (circa 1.5 weeks before hand) . And email it to you (check your junk mail)