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

Race entry includes event bobble hat for first 1,000 registered that will be issued when you cross the finish line.

Start Time: 9:30


registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.



  • 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 &O65

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

  • Online registration closes December 30th (€22.50 plus admin fee). Number up to December 17th will be posted, after this you will need to collect on the morning
  • Bobble hat will be issued at the finish area after you have completed your 5k
  • Enter AAI club name when registering online to  be eligible for team prize
  • Chip timing
  • Hats (1st 1,000 entrants)
  • Fast, flat course
  • Part of the Lord Mayor’s “5 alive” challenge
  • Athletes must be over 16 years of age to enter.