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3 marathons in 2 days - Marathon Challenge - this is 6th year of running this endurance running event which will take place in Ballina, co. Mayo on the 29th February and 1st March 2020
Marathon Challenge is opened to runners of all abilities and offers 2 half or full marathons and 100k &50k on the first day and choice of half/full marathon on the second day.
Please note that these are low key events, and you should bring your own gels/food which can be left at the water station at start/finish line.
2 days, 3 half/full marathons, 3 different looped courses in one place. Come and join us for our running weekend.
First time in 2020 we are holding a 50k & 100k!
Event details and schedule
Day 1 - Saturday 29th February
100k & 50k - starting @ 7am with the marathon (and follow marathon course), with cut off of 15hrs!
2 marathons - both run on road/trail looped course with 1st one starting @ 7am and 2nd one @ 3pm. Cut off time for each marathon is 6hrs.
High viz vests/jackets and head torches are compulsory for all participants and have to be worn in the early hours of the 1st marathon and evening hours of the 2nd one.
No hi viz vestvor torch = no run.
Day 2 Sunday 25th February - half and full marathon & 50k.
Choice of half or full marathon and 50k. 1.65mile loop - 8 or16 or 19laps.
Start times are as follow:
Full marathon & 50k start @ 8am,
Half marathon start@ 9am.
Cut off time is 3pm.
Transfers/cancellation policy & entry fees:
All transfers (change distance, or transfer to another runner) are available online (via active.com) until 31st January 2020.
Cancellations/refunds - all cancellations must be requested before 31st December 2019 and will occur with 50% of entry fee refunded. Strictly no refunds after 31st December (no exceptions).