Brand New Running Festival

Take this unique opportunity to be one of the lucky people to run the first Hillsborough Castle Running Festival. This will be the first time a variety of races for all the family will be run at the historic Hillsborough Castle! 

Road Closed Course

The ROAD CLOSED races will start and finish within the beautiful Grounds of Hillsborough Castle, the official residence of the British Royal family in Northern Ireland! The course will take you past other iconic sights within Hillsborough such as Hillsborough Lake and Hillsborough Fort, before returning to the Castle to take in a lap of the Gardens and finish within the event village in view of the Castle!

Great Day For The Whole Family

With a kids and family race, as well as a 5k, a 10k, and a half marathon on offer at this event there is definitely something for the whole family to enjoy! With Hillsborough Castle only open to the public on certain dates too, it is a fantastic opportunity for the whole family to enjoy this historic attraction.


Unique Themed Medal

You will get your hands on a seriously cool unique Hillsborough Castle Running Festival medal at the finish line!

Festival Atmosphere

With plenty of clothing retailers, charity stalls, live music, and food and drink stalls around the event village there will be a running festival atmosphere to enjoy before and after the race making this a fun day out at Hillsborough Castle!