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Achill Back to Back Marathon (August)

August 24, 2019 # 6

Achills rugged coastline & wide open bays will create a spectacular backdrop for this unique event.Runners will start by crossing over the Michael Davitt bridge onto the Island. They will then pass through Achill Sound before following the quiet, lonely road through the villages of Shraheens, Derreens and Cloghmore. On this stretch of road you will pass the ancient church and graveyard at Kildavnet & the remains of the 16th century Irish tower house that was once used by the legendary pirate queen Granuaile. The road continues on to the spectacular ‘Atlantic Drive’, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and the islands of Clare and Achill Beg. Listen to the waves crashing on the rocks below as you witness some of the most stunning coastline this beautiful Island has to offer. This is a challenging route with plenty of elevation gain. Don’t be put off – most will agree the scenery is equally as breathtaking as the climb…

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Races

Back to Back Marathon

August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Multiday Race
84 kilometers
2,400 feet
Road Hilly Solo
 

Back to Back Ultra

August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Multiday Race
78.6 miles
Road Hilly Solo
 

Back to Back Half

August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Multiday Race
41.195 kilometers
1,200 feet
Road Hilly Solo
 

Ultra Marathon

August 24, 2019 (Saturday) - 08:00
Running
39.3 miles
Road Hilly Solo
 

Marathon

August 24, 2019 (Saturday) - 10:00
Running
42.195 kilometers
1,200 feet
Road Hilly Solo
The number for participants for the race is capped to 1000.
 

Half Marathon

August 24, 2019 (Saturday) - 12:00
Running
21.097 kilometers
Road Hilly Solo