WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?
We get some regular questions, and we try to address them as clearly as possible. You can send any queries to http://www.clareburrenmarathonchallenge.com
WHEN DO I GET MY NUMBER?
Numbers and timing chip will be ready for collection on Friday May 24th from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm in Logues Lodge, Main Street, Ballyvaughan. Saturday May 25th from 6.00 AM to 8.00 AM in The Marquee, At the Start Line, The Pier, Ballyvaughan.
WE WILL NOT BE POSTING OUT BIB NUMBERS PRIOR TO THE EVENT.
ARE THE MARATHONS ALL ON ROAD?
The MINI is all road
The HALF is part road and part cross country(cross the Burren)
The FULL is part road and part cross country(cross the Burren).
IF I ENTER BUT CANNOT TAKE PART ON THE DAY IS MY ENTRY FEE REFUNDABLE?
WHAT ARE THE CUT-OFF TIMES?
CAN I TRANSFER TO ANOTHER EVENT, E.G. FROM FULL MARATHON TO HALF MARATHON?
Yes, you can transfer to another event, up until May 16th. After that date, it is too late. Please email with any changes email@example.com
CAN I GIVE MY NUMBER TO ANOTHER PARTICIPANT?
WHAT DOES MY ENTRY FEE INCLUDE?
The entry fee covers:
Race Times for all participants over 16yrs
Water, refreshments and aid stations along the routes
Soup and a roll served after you finish your challenge in Logue’s Lodge.
WHERE CAN I EAT?
WHERE SHOULD I STAY?
CAN I DRIVE TO THE START?
Yes …. Secure parking options in Ballyvaughan.
ARE THERE MILE MARKERS?
WHERE ARE THE WATER AND FOOD STATIONS?
There are water stations approx every 4 miles.
WHAT DO I GET AT THE FINISH?
A medal, a t-shirt, a certificate, refreshments and a sense of complete euphoria, achievement and relief. Soup and a roll will be provided in Logues Lodge after the race. Our event is about challenging yourself...we do not give prize money, all participants receive the same goodies during and at the end of the challenge.
ARE THERE AGE LIMITS?
Yes, over 16 years on the full and half routes. Mini open to all.
ARE IPODS AND MP3 PLAYERS BANNED?
WHAT TYPE OF FOOTWEAR SHOULD I WEAR?
Comfortable walking or running shoes, trainers or boots. No sandals or high heels please.
WHAT TIME DO I NEED TO GET TO THE START?
By 8.30am. All the events start together at exactly 9am on the pier at Ballyvaughan, so allow enough time to get through the crowds and the traffic. Some road closures will be in operation.
WILL I BE ABLE TO FOLLOW THE ROUTES?
All routes will be well signed posted and event stewards will be manning all routes to ensure no one goes astray.
CAN I ENTER ON THE DAY?
Absolutely not, entries close on May 16th
IS THE EVENT RUN FOR A CHARITY?
We do not choose any one charity, we host the event, this way all charities have the same opportunity to raise as much as possible by taking part in the event.
CAN I USE THE EVENT TO RAISE MONEY FOR MY CHARITY?
Yes, you can walk, jog or run your chosen event for your favourite charity you can do it individually or as a team.
CAN I WEAR MY CHARITIES T-SHIRT ON THE DAY?