Start your New Year on the right foot with this long standing event. Liffey Valley AC’s annual 5km Race is a great way to get over the post-Christmas blues.
This is one of the main races in the Phoenix Park each year and continues to grow in popularity. You are guaranteed a quality race, organised professionally, giving you, the runner, the best experience possible. Run, Walk or Jog this New Year's Day 5km

Start Time: 12 noon


registrations are not available

The event is closed.



  • First Three Men and Women
  • Bonus prize for First Man/First Woman where course record is broken
  • First Three Men’s and Women’s AAI club Teams (3 to score)
  • First Veteran Men and Women O/35, O/40, O/45, O/50 & O60

Race starts and finishes on the Furze Road (past the Eagle Monument on Chesterfield Avenue)

  • Online registration closes December 30th (€18 plus admin fee). Number and Hat can be collected at the start line from 10am to 11:30am on the day of the race.
  • Registration on the day available up to 11:30am (€25)
  • Enter AAI club name when registering online to  be eligible for team prize
  • Chip timing
  • Hats (1st 600 entrants)
  • Fast, flat course
  • Part of the Lord Mayor’s “5 alive” challenge
  • Athletes must be over 16 years of age to enter.