Enjoy a unique combination of mountain and sea as Leenane is situated on the edge of Killary Harbour and surrounded by mountains in all directions. This May will be the 7th year of the Leenane Mountain Walking Festival which has become a major event on the events calendar for Connemara and the area. This year’s event will take place on from the 1st – 3rd May – May bank Holiday.
The third Sunday in November, November the 16th, will see the sixth running of the Leenane 5 Mile. The event is open to all, from elite runners to joggers and walkers. The entry fee is 15 euro for an individual and 25 euro for a family. All monies raised go towards the upkeep of the Leenane/Maam Red Cross Ambulance. Registration is available online here, limited registration will also be available on the day. Pick up your race number in the Community Centre, Leenane, from 12noon onwards.