20 miles or 32.2 kilometres through a variety of settings including Limerick’s city centre, the University of Limerick, picturesque countryside and riverside locations.
The 20 Mile starts at the award winning People’s Park surrounded by Georgian Limerick. The course then heads to Childers Road – Rosbrien Rd – Punches Close – O’Connell Ave.
The route then heads onto Clare Street and taking in the historic Canal Bank. Then to the University and Castletroy area as far as Vistakon, taking in the superb University Campus and the breath-taking Living Bridge. This route is a very popular running route for runners of all abilities including many world champions visiting Ger Hartman at the University Arena.
The 20 Mile course then returns to the city centre reaching the halfway point on Parnell Street. The route is filled with a wonderful array of historical, sporting and cultural sites, before finishing on Limericks O’Connell Avenue.
20 MILE FAQs
9.00am – 20 Mile runners will commence at 9:00am.
Yes pacemakers will be available at 3hrs, 3hrs 15mins, 3 hrs 30 mins, 3 hrs 45 mins, 4hrs, 4 hrs 30 mins and 5hrs. These finish times are all based on marathon pace.
MileS 3, 6, 8.5, 12, 15, 17.5, 20
The course closes at 3PM. The first half of the course closes at 12 noon.
Yes chips are used. Splits are taken at 10 kilometres, halfway and 30 kilometres.
Results will be published on the website within 24 hours.