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general entrant information

We expect runners to be arriving in Longford on the Friday and Saturday before the event



• Full Marathon 26 miles 385 yards

• Full Marathon Relay 26 miles 385 yards - 1st, 2nd & 3rd stages 7.5 miles each approx 4th stage approx 4 miles.

• Half Marathon 13 miles 192.5 yards

• Ultra Marathon 39 miles 577.5 Yards.

2018 Fees

For all entries received before 1st August 2018.

  Full Marathon € 50.00
  Full Marathon Relay € 120.00 (per team)
  Half Marathon € 30.00
  Ultra Marathon € 60.00

• For entries received between 1st August 2018 and 19th August 2018 the fees are

  Full Marathon € 60.00
  Full Marathon Relay € 120.00 (per team)
  Half Marathon € 40.00
  Ultra Marathon € 70.00


• All runners can collect their numbers on Saturday from 1.00pm to 6.00pm at Race Headquarters in The Longford Arms Hotel.. We will have signs up around the town directing you to the correct location. New entries will also be accepted at Race HeadQuarters on Saturday.

• From 4.00pm to 6.00pm on Saturday evening there will be a pasta party at The Longford Arms Hotel. Entry to the Pasta Party is included as part of your marathon entry fee, and a ticket will be in your goody bag.


• Number collection for the marathon and half-marathon will open at 7.00am at The Longford Arms Hotel in Longford.

• The marathon will start and finish on Main Street near the Longford Arms Hotel on Sunday morning.

• First off will be the walkers in the full marathon who will set off at 8am.

• The particpants in the Ultra Marathon who will start at 8am.

• The wheelchair participants will start at 9.45am from the same location.

• The runners in the full marathon and all participants in the half-marathon will start at 10.00am on Sunday morning.

The participants in the 5K Road Race will start a few minutes after the Marathon & Half Marathon Start. Please assemble behind the Marathon/Half Marathon starters before the race goes off.

• The course will be well marked and each mile will be posted. Regular Water stations, every 3 miles, will be available along the way.

• Hopefully the weather on the day will be good (but not too good!) and spectators will be able to come out and cheer the runners on. We hope to have entertainment courtesy of local musicians on the day to entertain runners and spectators alike.

Our Post race party this year will take place from 9.30pm on Sunday night in the Longford Arms Hotel. Join us for traditional Irish Music and craic, compare your PBs, aches and pains, injuries and medals.





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