Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Notice: IMRA Ballyhoura Moonlight Marathon & Half-Marathon - Fri 23rd July 2021

At last, a REAL event!! The Irish Mountain Running Association (IMRA) are holding a moonlight marathon and half-marathon on Friday the 23rd of July 2021 in the Ballyhoura Mountains in Co. Limerick.

This is a unique event and is a combination of road and trail running on quiet country road, forest trails and hillside paths.

As can be seen from the flyer, the full 26.2 mile Marathon starts at 9pm while the Half-Marathon starts at 10pm.

Please note that numbers are limited. Entry includes special event t-shirts.

From the IMRA... "This years Moonlight Marathon will start from Scoil Pol in Kilfinnane at 9pm (Half-10pm). The challenge will follow the route of the summer event and last years Moonlight challenge. We hope for a full moon clear night. Moonlight Marathon Tee Shirts can be collected at registration. 

**** Please note : No transfers or Refunds. Entry will be €50 (Half €40) and will include fully marked route and aid stations. 

On finishing , challengers can enjoy hot showers and Breakfast roll with tea/coffee. 

Mandatory Kit: High Visibility Top (to be worn at all times) along with a flashing rearlight on bag/jacket. The High Visibility MUST be visible at all times so if you are wearing a raincoat bor pack it should be placed over that.!!!! No deviation from this folks, if not compliant, no race start. Waterproof jacket, gloves, headwear, headtorch and spare batteries, bottle with min 250ml capacity, foil blanket and mobile phone with event organizers number (given on night)."

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Ballyhoura Moonlight Marathon Challenge >> CLICK HERE

Ballyhoura Moonlight Half-Marathon Challenge >> CLICK HERE

Note that membership of the IMRA is required (€10 for 2021) but this also covers you for any of their other events that you want to do this year.