Clon­akilty is marathon ready

Irish Examiner - County - - News -

Clon­akilty will host a se­ries of marathons this Satur­day which will suit all fit­ness lev­els and ages.

The eighth an­nual Clon­akilty Wa­ter­front Marathon fea­tures a “stun­ning, test­ing course” and com­peti­tors can choose be­tween 10K, half marathon, and full marathon. It of­fers top-class ser­vices for par­tic­i­pants in­clud­ing a tec top, race cer­tifi­cate, chip tim­ing, plen­ti­ful wa­ter sta­tions, en­ergy sta­tions for full marathon run­ners, free mas­sages, and free use of shower, sauna, and pool at the Qual­ity Ho­tel. There will also be the world fa­mous Clon­akilty Black Pud­ding break­fast at the fin­ish line.

Par­tic­i­pants from Canada, New Zealand, Ukraine, Poland, Den­mark, Swe­den, Nether­lands, Fin­land, and France have signed up so far.

All abil­i­ties are wel­come, in­clud­ing walk­ers, wheel­chair par­tic­i­pants, and slow run­ners as well as fast run­ners.

On the pre­vi­ous day at 7pm, the Qual­ity Ho­tel will host mo­ti­va­tional talks and a ques­tion and an­swer ses­sion with run­ning leg­ends from around the world. The races get un­der way at 9am. Reg­is­ter at run­clon.ie

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