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RELAY MARATHON

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Form your own team and complete the Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run marathon. A relay team can have up to 4 members.

Changeover points will occur at the following points: mile 6, mile 12.5 and mile 20.5.

The 6 mile point is located across from Milford Credit Union on Plassey park road.

The 12.5 mile point is at Johns square.

The 20.5 mile point is outside Dunnes Stores on Henry street.

The final reunion point will be at The Strand Hotel on the Ennis road.

There will be a two bus rotations from Arthur’s Quay that will bring the runner to their starting point at mile 6

Last bus will leave Arthur’s Quay at 9:00am sharp.

Those changing at mile 6 will be transported back into the city while the other changing points are very close to the City centre enabling runners to recover as they walk towards the reunion point outside the Strand hotel on the Ennis road.

This reunion point outside The Strand on the Ennis road will allow all team members to complete the remaining few hundred meters and cross the finish line together, Share the work, Share the achievement.

Each race member of the is required to carry a race baton during their race leg, this baton will be chipped and must be visible to the chip antennas. This chip will take your race time.

Race Leg Lengths 

Leg 1: start to 6 mile point = 6 miles

Leg 2: mile 6 to mile 12.5 = 6.5 miles

Leg 3: mile 12.5 to mile 20.5 = 8 miles

Last Leg: mile 20.5 to mile 26 = 5.5 miles

RULES & PRIZES

 

1. Prizes are awarded to the winning team. Winning Team collects €400. Second team collects €200 and third team collects €100.

2. A team can consist of between 2 and 4 team members.

3. Incorrect category assignment must be highlighted prior to April 30th. This is viewable on the website.

4. The Great Limerick Run operates a ‘one person, one prize’ policy.

5. Placings will be awarded on gun time not chip time. i.e. whoever crosses the line first wins (not their chip time).

CASH PRIZES

 

FIRST TEAM: €400 • SECOND TEAM: €200 • THIRD TEAM: €100

FULL MARATHON FAQs

WHAT TIME IS THE RACE BEGINNING?

9am – The marathon relay will commence with the marathon at 9:00am.

WHAT DO I GET WHEN I FINISH?

A finishers medal, a technical high quality finishers t-shirt (handed out at the Expo), food, refreshment and the elation of having completed a remarkable event on a memorable day in Limerick 2016.

ARE PACE MAKERS BEING USED?

Yes pacemakers will be available at 3hrs, 3hrs 15mins, 3 hrs 30 mins, 3 hrs 45 mins, 4hrs and 4 hrs 30 mins.

WHERE ARE THE WATER STATIONS?

Miles 3, 6, 8.5, 12, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23.5 and 25.5.

ARE TIMING CHIPS USED - IF YES, WHAT SPLITS?

Yes chips are used. Splits are taken at 10 kilometres, halfway and 30 kilometres.

WHAT TIME DOES THE COURSE CLOSE?

Marathon course closes at 4:30PM. The first half of the course closes at 12 noon.

WHERE ARE THE CHANGE OVER POINTS?

Changeover points will occur at the following points: mile 6, mile 12.5 and mile 20.5.

The 6 mile point is located across from Milford Credit Union on Plassey park road.

The 12.5 mile point is at Johns square.

The 20.5 mile point is outside Dunnes Stores on Henry street.

The final reunion point will be at The Strand Hotel on the Ennis road.

WHERE CAN I SEE MY TIME DETAILS?

Results will be published on the website within 24 hours.

ARE ALL FOUR LEGS THE SAME DISTANCE?

Leg 1: start to 6 mile point = 6 miles

Leg 2: mile 6 to mile 12.5 = 6.5 miles

Leg 3: mile 12.5 to mile 20.5 = 8 miles

Last Leg: mile 20.5 to mile 26 = 5.5 miles

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WILL EACH RUNNER HAVE THEIR OWN SPLIT?

No. Overall times will be issued for the entire course with splits as detailed above.

ARE BUSES PROVIDED?

Yes. Buses will transport team members into position for leg 2. Buses will depart from the Tourist Office at Arthurs Quay at 8:30am and at 8:45am. Also buses will return team members that finish at leg 2 to the city centre.

WHERE IS THE REUNION POINT?

The Relay Team re-union point is at The Strand Hotel on the Ennis road.

DO ALL TEAM MEMBERS RECEIVE A TECH T-SHIRT?

Yes. These can be collected at the Expo.

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