The annual Eddie Murphy Memorial Marathon is coming up in Sixmilebridge, Co.Clare on Sunday the 15th of November 2015.
There are a number of events on offer...
a) Half-Marathon...13.1 miles
b) Marathon...26.2 miles
c) Ultra-Marathon...30 miles
d) Double Marathon...52.4 miles.
e) Back to Back marathons...One on Saturday and one on Sunday.
From BMOH AC, the organisers of the event...Eddie Murphy Memorial...Entry fee will be €20 for Half Marathon, €30 Marathon, €35 for 30 Mile, €40 for Double Marathon and €50 for the back to back marathon. All money raised will be given to Charity (Milford Hospice in Limerick)
4 races, Half Marathon, Marathon, 30 mile and Double Marathon, all run on same 1 mile lap of village
Double Marathon start will be 07:00, headlights and hi viz vest will be compulsory
30 mile start will be 11:00
Marathon start will be 12:00
Half Marathon start will be 14.00
BMOH are proud hosts of the one of the most unique marathons in Europe which also includes Half marathon ,Marathon, 30 miles & Double marathon options all on the one mile loop with the infamous heart break hill to be tackled on each lap.
Due to tragic and ultimately passing of Eddie Murphy , BMOH AC hold a multi marathon event each November in Sixmilebridge in honour of Eddie which takes place on a unique one mile loop.
About Eddie Murphy: For those of us lucky enough to have known Eddie, he represented what endurance running is all about for many of us, Pushing towards new personal running goals while enjoying & making new friendships along the way. Eddie, before his untimely Death in April, 2011, had completed over 45 marathons.The proceeds of the event are donated to Milford hospice in Limerick at the request of the Murphy family.
Entries.......You can enter online HERE
Preview........A full preview of the course with maps, directions, photos, etc can be seen HERE