10 Aug 2022

Get active in Waterford this summer

Get active, meet new people and have fun in County Waterford this summer by trying out Waterford Live's suggestions below. 

Waterford Viking Marathon

The Waterford Viking Marathon has been striding from strength to strength since it started seven years ago. The three events - full, half and quarter marathons - start in Waterford city centre, taking in the stunning Waterford Greenway, Mount Congreve and finishing at a family fun event at the WIT Arena. Hundreds of volunteers line the route every year, providing over 30,000 bottles of water for participants who travel from across the world for the marathon.

Join a gym

There is a gym war going on in Waterford at present, with 12 months membership starting at €135. Push and pull your way through Waterford’s gyms and get those extra reps in before your summer holiday.  

Waterford Greenway

Families can enjoy a walk or cycle on the Waterford Greenway, stopping off on route for an ice-cream and soaking in the tranquil atmosphere. Bikes can be hired at three locations along the route, which allows for free access to a shuttle bus service.

Dunmore Adventure

Awesome fun for all ages is guaranteed at Dunmore Adventure. The family friendly certified adventure centre has been operating with 25 years and is renowned for its Wibit Wipeout Aquapark. Other activities include kayaking, climbing, archery, sailing, caving and windsurfing.

Train outdoors

From Tramore to Clonea Strand, HIIT your session on one of County Waterford's finest beaches. 

Get your walking shoes on! 

Exploring the Dunes in Tramore, climbing Mahon Falls and strolling along Dunmore East's coast are among many popular walks in County Waterford. 

Climb the Comeragh Mountains

Spectacular scenery of the Nire Valley and Coumshingaun Lough are among the highlights of this must do mountain adventure.

Have a round of golf

Waterford Castle and Faithlegg are only some of the county's finest golf courses. 

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