Published in Club News on 14th May 2012
Athenry AC has been chosen to host the 2012 National Half Marathon Championships. The race will be held on Sunday 2nd September around the streets of Athenry at 1pm. This is great news for the club and for running in the county to get this race and follows on from a very successful hosting of the National 10Km Championships several years ago.
Course Map: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/119541475
Unlike the Fields of Athenry 10k, the course will be run clockwise.
The course is measured in miles and the markers will be prominent on the side of the road, but the exact mile points are painted onto the road, and can be identified according to the picture below:-
Water will be provided in 200ml bottles at 3 miles, 7(ish) miles, and 9 miles. There will also be water at the finish line served in cups and bananas available too.