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Update December 5th - National Marathon Entries 2019

Athletics Ireland National Marathon Entries 2019


Sunday October 27th 2019

Update 4pm, Wednesday December 5th


kbc dublin marathon entries december 5th 2018


As of 4pm today, Wednesday December 5th, more than 18,100 of the 20,000 places available for next October's event have been sold.
It's just over 5 weeks since this year's event and, currently, there are less than 1,900 places left, and all of these are at the higher entry fee of €90.

On Thursday November 8th, entries had already reached 10,725. Having exceeded the €80 entry fee threshold of 14,000, a further rush of entries has come in, with around 300 to 400 entries coming in each day.

By November 28th, 15,800 places were gone

Yesterday, Tuesday December 4th, there were 2,750 places left. Following features on the 'Marathon Frenzy', in some of today's newspapers, there has been a flood of entries. The Marathon office said earlier this afternoon "This will probably sell out well before Monday!"

Enter KBC Dublin Marathon 2019


20,000 Limit

There is a cap of 20,000 on entries, and there is NO separate entry facility for Athletics Ireland National Marathon entry

This is critical for anyone thinking of entering the Athletics Ireland National Marathon Championship.  In short, when the 20,000 limit is reached, That's It!! ...except ONLY for ELITES. There are no reserved places for Athletics Ireland members. If you miss out on the 20,000 limit, there is no 'back-door', unless you're lucky enough to be of Elite Status

NB: To reiterate....There is NO LATE ENTRY Dispensation for Athletics Ireland National Marathon entries

Runners competing in the Athletics Ireland National Marathon Championship MUST enter in the normal fashion, the same as everyone else.  So, when entries close, that's it..... unless you're an elite athlete.


Elite Athlete Times

  Irish   Overseas  
Men   Sub 2:30   Sub 2:14
Women Sub 2:45 Sub 2:30

If you are an athlete with proven times in the above ranges, you should be ok for Late Entry...BUT, it's you're gamble as to wait or not!


Athletics Ireland National Marathon Championship

Entry for the Athletics Ireland National Marathon Championship is not yet open. All National Marathon Championship entrants MUST have already entered for the Marathon via the normal route, as above.  The Championship entry form will appear on the Athletics Ireland website .....probably months down the road!

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