Distance: 42.195km (26 miles and 385 yards)
Course Description: Experience the enchanting beauty of Limerick with our Marathon course, renowned for its scenic charm and flat terrain. The route takes you through the heart of the city, weaving along closed streets, and showcasing the iconic landmarks that make Limerick unique.
Starting in Pery Square at 9 am, runners embark on a journey through Limerick’s vibrant streets, tracing the banks of the majestic River Shannon, and venturing into the suburbs. A highlight of the course is the path through the University of Limerick, offering a scenic detour through its grounds and sports arena.
As you run, landmarks like Thomond Stadium and many others punctuate the route, creating a visually stunning experience. The city’s warm spirit is felt throughout, especially when passing through the cheering crowds that line the streets. The support is palpable, reflecting Limerick’s deep love for running and the camaraderie of its people.
The final stretch brings you back into the heart of the city, where O’Connell Street awaits with thousands of spectators cheering you on. The finish line on O’Connell Street is not just an endpoint; it’s a celebration of your journey, surrounded by the energetic vibe of the main street.
City Integration: Our Marathon course isn’t just a race; it’s a celebration of Limerick. The route proudly showcases the city’s iconic landmarks, and the enthusiastic support from the local community creates an unforgettable atmosphere. From start to finish, you’ll feel the love for running and the warmth of Limerick’s people.
Start and Finish:
- Start: Pery Square, 9 am
- Finish: O’Connell Street, Limerick (Main Street)
Both the starting point and the finishing area are conveniently located, just a short 5-minute walk from each other.