Half Marathon


2019 at 9am  

Start and finish at Fairyhouse racecourse, Ratoath, Co.Meath



For 5K Details http://www.ratoathac.ie/p/blog-page.html

Our Half Marathon starts at the entrance to Fairyhouse Race Course then out onto the flat roads of County Meath showcasing a Fast, Flat & PB focused course for participants while finishing in front of the Iconic Fairyhouse Grandstand. We have Pacers on stand-by to help you reach that PB. 

2019 Info:
Date: September 14th, 2019
Start Time: 9am
Start Line:  Fairyhouse Race course,  Exit gate two 

Fairyhouse Racecourse location: https://goo.gl/maps/1JWFVE8fZzbY3jZP9
Finish Line: in front of the iconic Fairyhouse grandstand
Distance: 21Kilometers or 13.1 miles
Course type: Flat P.B focused left hand course

Course Map: 

LINK to the course profile  : https://www.relive.cc/view/g15353056923



€35 for Half Marathon, €20 For 5K

Exclusive Medal, t-shirt, goodie bag and post race refreshments inc soup and a roll for all finishers

Fairyhouse Race Course, Ratoath Co.Meath

*Over €4,000 worth of prizes up for grabs on the day*
Half Marathon Prizes:

Male & Female
1st Place €250 + €100 Run Hub Voucher + Brooks Runners 
2nd Place €150 + €75 Run Hub Voucher + Brooks Runners
3rd Place €100 + €50 Run Hub Voucher + Brooks Runners 

Male & Female 
O40 1st, 2nd & 3rd
O45 1st, 2nd & 3rd  
O50 1st, 2nd & 3rd

TEAM PRIZE: €200 per team.

1st Male Team (4 on a team to score)
1st Female Team   (4 on a team to score)
Course Record Breaker prize for the Half Marathon–

€150 cash prize for the first male and 1st female runner to break our current race record which is:

Male record:             1:14:48    held by Stephen Kelly Drogheda and District AC                  Sponsored by The Run Hub

Female record:         1:31:47    held by Aoife Parrella Star of the Sea AC                                  Sponsored by Legend fitness

Prize for every 100th finisher of the Half Marathon – 100th, 200th, 300th+

Don’t think you’ll be challenging for top prizes? don’t worry, you won’t be going home empty handed. Every finisher in both events will takes home a unique T-shirt, finisher medal and goodie bag. We have loads of spot prizes and an extra bonus for our half marathon runners you have a chance to win a prize if you are the 100th ,200th 300th, 400th, 500th 600th etc.  Finisher in the half marathon to cross the line

HQ is in the Jameson building in Fairyhouse racecourse

Starting out at the entrance to Fairyhouse Race Course then off out on a left handed course through the flat country roads of County Meath and finishing in front of the Iconic Fairyhouse Grandstand

This is an Athletics Ireland Permit approved event

Chip & Timed Event by My Run Results

Distances officially measured and Certified

If you do not wish to avail of the postal option Race numbers/T-shirts can be collected at Conways Spar Ratoath on the Thursday and Friday before the event and in Fairyhouse at Race HQ on the morning of the race 

PACERS: (Half Marathon only)
Pacers 1:30, 1:40, 1.50, 2.00, 2.15, 2:30

Lots to target for the PB

WATER STATIONS: (Half Marathon only)
4 water stations around the route @ Mile 3, 6, 9 and 11

Water in goodie bag and plenty available at the post race refreshment area.

We have over 10,000 free parking spaces available all within the compound of Fairyhouse racecourse which means only a very short walk to race HQ and start/ finish lines  - No Hassle-

Indoor toilets available in Race HQ

Portaloo’s on the course at Mile 6 outside Sweeney’s Pub, Kilbride Road - Half Marathon Half Way mark

Spectators most welcome – view & cheer on runners coming into the finish line from the main stand also access to playground for kids.

Now famous super fans to cheer you on around the course - plus - DJ at the finish line

Edel Daly and her team from Ratoath Sports Injury Centre will be available for a post race massage. The massage marquee can be found in race HQ

Our first aid service is provided by Meath Civil Defence to ensure your safety.

Ambulance on course

All results will be available after the race on www.myrunresults.com

A large spread of Post race refreshments will be available and ready for you when you return to race HQ this will also include soup and bread rolls.

No problem contact my run results directly @ support@myrunresults.com

We hope the above information answers all the questions you have regarding our event if not please do not hesitate to contact our race committee at ratoathathletics@gmail.com

We'd greatly appreciate if you could share our event flyer below with your friends.

We will be constantly updating our Facebook, twitter and website with race information

So please keep in contact with us

Let us know if you have any questions or if we can be of any assistance 

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