The Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh is marking the end of her reign with an epic 242 kilometre journey to Kerry.
Maria will run and cycle all the way from her home in Shrule, Co Mayo to Tralee.
She heads off this morning and will join various charity runs along the route.
She’ll top it off with a half marathon from An Ríocht Athletics Club Castleisland to Tralee on Friday.
Maria says its been amazing year: