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Wexford marathon

Quick facts

Location Wexford, Ireland

Distance Marathon

Date 09 June, 2019

About Wexford marathon

Run Wexford organised Wexford Town's first marathon on 7th June 2015. The course started on the boardwalk in the town centre and then looped out of the town and around the scenic hills north of the Wexford, finishing in the historic Faythe area of the town. Runners were welcomed over the finish line and presented with their medals before being invited to Whites Hotel to shower, change and have some refreshments. Over 170 runners took part in the race in 2015, many promising to return for next year's race.

Distances

Full Marathon

  • 42.195km

Team Relay

  • 42.195km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

There will be 10 water/nutrition stations on the course.

Award Medals

Beautiful finisher medals for all participants.

Timing

Timed by Precision Timing.

Wexford marathon Route Map

Wexford marathon Route Map

Start:

Wexford Quay, Wexford, Ireland

Wexford Bridge, Ferrybank South, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Finish:

Wexford Quay, Wexford, Ireland

Wexford Bridge, Ireland

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

This beautiful course takes in some of Wexford town's spectacular scenery and the friendly vibe is a big hit with runners.

Overview

The route starts in the picture perfect setting of Wexford Quay, and takes you out past Johnstown Castle, Murrintown, where you have a long steady pull up over Forth Mountain, where you have stunning views over Wexford, as you decend towards Larkins Cross. From here you have a flat 5 miles through Taghmon, before a tough 1 mile climb back up over Forth Mountain, and then an 8 mile downhill right to the finish.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.