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GWC Marathon & Half Marathon 2021 - a Covid-19 marathon.

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Registration is now open to GWC members only for our Connemara Western Way Annual Walking Marathon and Half Marathon.

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Registration is now open to GWC members only for our Connemara Western Way Annual Walking Marathon and Half Marathon.

Our Walking Marathon takes place in some of the most scenic places in Connemara!The meeting point for registration and bus collection is at Maam Community Centre and the route is from Killary to Maam Valley mostly along the Western Way. It is mainly a flat walk, the highest point being Maumean at 259 meters, and while about one-third of the walk is on the road the route is chiefly on green road or forest track.There are spectacular views of Killary Fjord, the Maumturks and the Twelve Bens along the route and the walk is a terrific way to experience this part of the country.

Details:

  • Date:  Sunday 14th August 2021
  • Meeting Point: Maam Community, Teernakill North in Connemara, Co. Galway. 
  • Time:  Full Marathon 7.30am . Bus Departure 7.45am
  • Time : Half Marathon 9.15am. Bus Departure at 9.30am
  • Open to:  GWC Members only
  • Price: €20 per person .
  • Registration: Pre-Registration is required. Click here to register on Eventbrite, a secure way to pay. 

Check out the Marathon Route Map https://galwaywalkingclub.ie/annualmarathon2021/marathon-route-map/

Further Information:

The Deadline for registration is Sunday the 8th August.

Walkers will be taken by bus to the start of the walk. Masks will be required on the bus transfers

All participants should bring a packed lunch and water and have walking boots and rainwear. Runners for the road sections is also an option. Limited supply of Water at check points. For safety reasons please let those manning the nearest checkpoint know if you wish to drop out at any stage of the walk and transport will be arranged back to the centre

CHECKPOINT 5 WILL BE OUR CUT OFF 5.00 P .M. SHARP

NO DOGS ALLOWED

For any further details on the marathon please visit our website at https://galwaywalkingclub.ie/marathon-2021/ or contact:Jerry Lalor the Marathon Coordinator at jerrylalor@gmail.com Registration for the event closes on Sunday August 8th.

We would appreciate responses from those intending to participate by that date in order to be able to guarantee a seat on the bus taking walkers to the walk start.We look forward to hearing from you and hope you enjoy your day with us.– Galway Walking Club Committee 2021

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Organiser Galway Walking Club

Organiser of GWC Marathon & Half Marathon 2021 - a Covid-19 marathon.

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The Galway Walking Club is a welcoming group for people of all ages over 18 in Galway interested in walking and hiking to meet like-minded people. We organise weekly walks, hikes and rambles throughout Ireland, along with regular organised trips abroad, weekends away, summer BBQs and Christmas parties for our members only. As of September 2019, we have over 300 members.  New Members are welcome to join from October each year until April of the following year.

Please see our website here and Facebook here for more information and our next walks and events. 

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