3 Full & Half Marathons in 2 days 50k & 100k
Saturday, 29 February 2020 07:00
Belleek, Ballina, Co. Mayo
50 Km, Full Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra
3 marathons in 2 days is an endurance challenge. This is the 6th edition of the event which takes place in Ballina, Co. Mayo.
2020 is the 3rd year when we offer choice of 3 half marathons in addition to 3 full marathons, and first time when we are holding a 100k and 50k run on the first day of the challenge!
And you can take part in 1, 2 or 3 events – it’s all up to yourself.
So Ballina is calling you on the weekend of 29th February & 1st March 2020. Come, join us and challenge yourself.
3 marathons/half Marathons, 2 days, 1 location and 3 different courses.
29th February (Saturday)
– morning event – full marathon, 50k and 100k starts @ 7am, half marathon start @ 9am. Course is 2 loops around Ballina/Killala area for a full a marathon and out and back run for the half marathon. Cut off time is 1pm and applies only to half and full marathon runners. 50k runners will have to complete additional 5 mile loop after completing a marathon course, while 100k runners will have to complete 5 mile loop twice before switching to afternoon marathon course!
– afternoon event – full & half marathon starts @3pm. Course – looped course – loop length is 1522m, therefore you have to complete 14 laps for half and 28 laps for a full marathon. All runners have to have a head torch after 5:30pm
Cut off time is 9pm.
1st March (Sunday)
3 distances to choose from – half marathon(start @9am), full marathon & 50k (start @8am).
Course – looped course with a loop of 1.65mile long – so 8 laps for a half, 16 for a full and 19 for 50k. Cut of is 3:30pm
All events HQ is located right beside a start&finish line @ Ballina Town Soccer Club.
Changing rooms, showers, and food will be available @ the clubhouse. St. John’s ambulance will be present during the event.
Events are chip-timed and all finishers will receive finisher medal upon completion of the course.