Medieval Marathon
Kilkenny

15th September 2018

Kilkenny prepares for battle!

Kilkenny provides the historic backdrop for Ireland’s 3rd Medieval Marathon. On September, the 15th 2018, participants will set off from the Parade at 1pm. The route will take in some of the most historic sites in the city before winding out the country roads, making its way back to Kilkenny to finish on The Parade in the heart of the city.

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Routes

Full Marathon Route €50

30km Route €40

Half Marathon Route €30

10km Route €25

Those not entering the race can still have fun; browse our medieval stalls, have something to eat, become an archaeologist for the day, the list goes on!

Important Information

  • Number pick up at Sullivans Taproom Friday 6pm to 9pm and Saturday 9am to 1 hour before you chosen distance . Click https://goo.gl/maps/SZJbticNhKu for Sullivans Taproom Kilkenny City
  • There will be a baggage drop area set up on The Parade, toilets will be available on The Parade and on the route.
  • There will be 4 Aid Stations on the marathon course and 3 Aid Stations on the 30k and Half Routes. Aid Stations will be stocked with bottled water, fruit, jellies and coke.
  • Parking in the Ormonde Multi Storey Carpark, Ormonde St €3 for the day go to customer service desk to pay. Directions to Ormonde Car Park can be found here. Parking also at Kilkenny Co.Co County Hall can be found https://goo.gl/maps/YV62Ja48X9T2
  • The Medieval Marathon after Party and prize presentations will be in Sullivan’s Brewery Taproom on John Street 5mins walk from the finish line on the Parade
  • All races will start sharply, please allow sufficient time for parking and getting to the start line.
  • Please note that roads remain open at all times, rules of the road must be adhered, all routes will be marshalled but participants are responsible for their own safety.
  • Marshalls instructions must be adhered to at all times. Participants not following marshall's instructions will automatically receive a DNF.
  • Bib numbers must be worn to the front and visible at all times.


Don't forget your fancy dress!

The Routes


The routes will take in some of the most historic sites in the city before winding out the country roads, making its way back to Kilkenny to finish on The Parade in the heart of the city. The city will also play host to a 30k, half marathon and 10k, with all participants arriving back at The Parade on Saturday evening.

Rewards


All finishers will be rewarded with a bespoke medal and technical t-shirt to celebrate the battle victory!

After Party


After the marathon, all participants will arrive back at The Parade that evening.
Relax and take in the atmosphere of this historic city!

The Medieval Marathon after Party and prize presentations will be in Sullivan’s Brewery Taproom on John Street 5mins walk from the finish line on the Parade.

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