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Dublin Marathon 2017 - National Championship - Update May 31st 2017

Critical Information for Athletics Ireland Registered Cork Clubs

Athletics Ireland National Marathon Championship 2017

Dublin, Sunday October 29th 2017


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Dublin Marathon 2017 - Updated Entry Information May 31st

Entries now stand at 11,000, with an absolute limit of 20,000

€70 Early Bird Entry Closes Midnight TONIGHT!!


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With 150 days to go to race day, entries are filling very rapidly.  There is an absolute entry limit of 20,000, which will NOT be extended this year.  On Friday last, entries stood at just over 9,000, so there has been a big influx over the past few days.  Speaking to the Marathon organisers this morning, they are confidently predicting that entries will close well before the end of don't dither and miss the boat.....get your entries in.

NB: 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 Athletes

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


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 (at some stage ;) ) 

From Dublin Marathon Organisers

The 38th SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will take place on Sunday 29th October 2017.  In 2016, the Marathon sold out long before the closing date with 19,500 entries, a 30% increase on the previous year. The Dublin Marathon is the largest marathon in Ireland, and is now the fifth largest marathon in Europe. 

Entries for the 2017 SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon are capped at 20,000.  Race Director Jim Aughney anticipates another sell out: “The entries to date have been really strong and we are encouraging all those who wish to take part to enter early to avoid disappointment.

Early bird registration rate of €70 closes on May 31st, after which the price rises to €80.

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will mark the Dublin wide celebration of the 350th anniversary of writer Jonathon Swift’s birth, will all finishers receiving a commemorative medal to mark the occasion. All those taking part will run past St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin where Swift was Dean.

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