The start line is on Centre Park Road. The race continues east, along Centre Park Road, as far as the Marina, where it turns right and heads east towards Blackrock village. Turning right in Blackrock, at approx. half-way, the route heads back, along Blackrock Road, towards the city, and the finish area. In Ballintemple, the course turns right into Maryville, before turning left onto Monaghan Road and directly on to the finish line in Kennedy Park. The course is essentially flat, with only one real, relatively short, drag/hill, coming out of Blackrock village.