Achill Back to Back Marathon (August)

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…

August 24, 2019
Achill Island
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Races

Back to Back Half
August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Running
41.195 kilometers
1,200 feet
Road Hilly Solo
Back to Back Ultra
August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Running
78.6 miles
Road Hilly Solo
Back to Back Marathon
August 24, 2019 (Saturday)
Running
84 kilometers
2,400 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

Weather

Aug 24 2019 : Possible light rain in the morning and afternoon.
13.9°C - 17.4°C (57.0°F - 63.2°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-11-03

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