Half Marathon



Currently our Half Marathon & 5K fun run due to take place on the 12th of September is on Hold – We await further guidelines from the government on phase 4 restrictions regarding numbers for public gatherings and important public health advice for running our event



RATOATH AC HALF MARATHON


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 12th 
2020 at 9am  

Start and finish at Fairyhouse racecourse, Ratoath, Co.Meath
Email:  ratoathathleticsroadrace@gmail.com for all enquiries
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€35 REGISTER NOW : https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/RatoathHalfMarathon5k2020


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. 



2020 Info:
Date: September 12th, 2020
Start Time: 9am
Start Line:  Fairyhouse Race course,  Exit gate two 

Fairyhouse Racecourse location: https://goo.gl/maps/1JWFVE8fZzbY3jZP9 
Eir Code: A85 XK30 

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



RACE REGISTRATION:
Register on-line @https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/RatoathHalfMarathon5k2020
RACE ENTRY FEE:
Early Bird €25 Half Marathon for 1st 200 entries or until 31st of December which ever come first 

Full Price:

€35 for Half Marathon, €20 For 5K

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

RACE LOCATION:
Fairyhouse Race Course, Ratoath Co.Meath

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

Eir Code: A85 XK30

see directions below

FAIRYHOUSE HQ MAP
Map of Fairyhouse compound with race Head quarters, Parking,  Race start lines listed.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1vGFIflN7ySeuWEDnBCCoUCOW1TG_ae9m&usp=sharing

PRIZES (to be confirmed)




RACE HEAD QUARTERS:
HQ is in the Jameson building in Fairyhouse racecourse
600m walk from HQ to Race start line
 


HALF MARATHON COURSE:
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

NUMBER AND T-SHIRT COLLECTION:

Number and t-shirt pick up in Race HQ at Fairyhouse racecourse on the days prior to race day


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

Lots to target for that 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. 



PARKING:
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-

TOILETS:
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:
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



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

2 X Ambulances on course

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

REFRESHMENTS:
Post race refreshments will be available and ready for you when you return to race HQ this will be soup and bread roll for all finishers.

NUMBER CHANGE /TRANSFER :
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 

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.





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