Half Marathon




Entry Fee €30 with number posted

Finishers medal & refreshments after our race. 

Option to purchase besoke event t-shirt posted to your door.

Ample Free Parking near start and finish line. 

Athletics Ireland's National Half Marathon Championships 

€5 discount for Athletics Ireland Members. 


Ratoath Half Marathon - The race starts at Fairyhouse Race course showcasing a Fast, Flat & PB focused course for participants while finishing in front of the Iconic Fairyhouse Grandstand. Get Marathon ready and boost your confidence for your marathon preparation. 





The 4th Ratoath AC Half Marathon .. 

Our Race will be run in accordance with Government, Sport Ireland & Athletics Ireland Covid 19 guidelines.

We are fortunate to have a large facility such as Fairyhouse racecourse as HQ to run our race from. 




Registration link-  https://www.myrunresults.com/events/ratoath_half_marathon/4338/details


Ratoath Athletic Club


 HALF MARATHON  DETAILS 


START TIME: 9:30am Half Marathon,  


LOCATION: 

Fairyhouse Race Course, Ratoath Co.Meath

https://goo.gl/maps/1JWFVE8fZzbY3jZP9


Eir Code: A85 XK30


PARKING: 

 10,000 free car parking spaces at Fairyhouse Racecourse close to race start and finish 

Entrance into Fairyhouse racecourse will close before race start please ensure to arrive in plenty of time



FAIRYHOUSE RACECOURSE MAP  

 





COURSE MAP 

 

Half Marathon 2022 course Map: 

https://www.relive.cc/view/v8qkN1LLpK6


 LINK to 2022 course Map: https://www.relive.cc/view/v8qkN1LLpK6


Our Half Marathon starts at the entrance to Fairyhouse Race Course then left out onto the flat roads of County Meath showcasing a Fast, Flat & PB focused course for participants while finishing with one lap of Fairyhouse race course and then a sprint finish under the finish line in front of the Iconic Fairyhouse Grandstand.


The course is marked in miles 

A lead cyclist will be on this route. 





 

WATER STATION on the course -

4 water stations around the route @ Mile 3, 6, 9 and 11 - Water also in Spar goodie bag



 

MEDICAL – is being provided by the Meath Civil Defence. 


SHOWERS There are no shower facilities


Results:   Will be available ohttps://www.myrunresults.com/


Course Record: 

Male record:       1:10:17 held by Ciaran McKenna   Star of the Sea   AC         Sept 2019 

 


Female record:    1:20.37 held by Rachel Birth  Kilgarry RC                             Sept 2021 




Latest updates on Facebook at Ratoath AC and via our website - http://www.ratoathac.ie/p/12-marathon.html 

Enjoy and have fun... we look forward to welcoming you on the 10th

 

 

Directions :

Getting to Fairyhouse by car


From the North

Follow Motorway (M1) and exit at Junction 10 and then take the signs for slane on the N51. Enter Slane and take the N 2 for Dublin, and proceed for approx 20 miles and at turn right at junction with R155 (signposted Ratoath). Forward over crossroads at Ratoath and Fairyhouse Racecourse is located on the left.


From Dublin

From the City Centre take N3 towards Navan, passing Blanchardstown Shopping Centre on your left. Proceed for approx. 6 miles on the new M3 and take EXIT 5 for Ratoath/Fairyhouse. Follow signs for Fairyhouse, turn right onto R155 and proceed for two miles. Fairyhouse Racecourse is located on the right.


From the West

After Enfield take Motorway (M4) Dublin. At roundabout (signposted M50 Northbound) take first exit to join Motorway (M50). Proceed through toll exiting onto N3 (Cavan/Navan). Proceed forward for approx. 6 miles on the new M3 and take EXIT 5 for Ratoath / Fairyhouse. Follow signs for Fairyhouse, turn right onto R155 and proceed for two miles. Fairyhouse Racecourse is located on the right.


From the South

Take N7 towards Dublin, at Red Cow roundabout take M50 Northbound. Proceed through toll exiting onto N3 (Cavan/Navan). Proceed forward for approx. 6 miles on the new M3 and take EXIT 5 for Ratoath / Fairyhouse. Follow signs for Fairyhouse, turn right onto R155 and proceed for two miles. Fairyhouse Racecourse is located on the right.


 



 

The event will be held in accordance to Government and Athletics Ireland guidelines at the time of the event. 

The event has limited places to coincide with the current guidelines to ensure the safety of participants. 

 

Please read the current guidelines set out by athletics Ireland. These can change prior to the event. 

The event will be held in accordance to the current guidelines at the time of the event. 

An e-mail will sent 1 week before the event with the full event information https://www.athleticsireland.ie/news/coronavirus-covid-19-update



 Email:  ratoathathleticsroadrace@gmail.com for all enquiries 

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Ratoath Athletic Club would like to thank our half Marathon sponsors 


 










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