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The full marathon travels 26.2 miles around the spectacular Dingle peninsula. It is a challenging run and is not to be under estimated. Their are a number of tough up hill sections which will test even the hardest of runners. Study the course elevation below and be prepared for this.
Nature has provided some spectacular scenery which will keep your spirits lifted along the route. Use the Google maps and tour provided which will give you an idea of where the route goes.
The Dingle Marathon stands out from other marathons for a number of unique reasons. The stunning location, taking in one of the World's most scenic drives - Slea head. The rich history of the region, from stone age forts and the Unesco World Heritage site of Skellig Michael.
The full marathon starts at 9AM from the sea front in Dingle town.
All runners must fill out and wear a race number, this number contains your timing chip.
Water stations are located every 3 miles.
The course is marked in miles.
Full runners must run on the right hand side of the road during the second half of the course. This is to allow for buses returning runners from the half marathon.
Walkers are welcome on the course.
A cut off time of 6.5 hours is in place.
Race packs will be sent to your shipping address. A pre registration is only required if you are from outside Republic Of Ireland.
Pre registration for non Irish addresses will take place in the Pobal scoil in Dingle town from 4-9pm on Friday (the evening before the marathon). Early Saturday morning registrations will take place from 7-8AM in the same location.
Pobal scoil is located in Dingle town. (opposite the lidl store)