The 10thAnnual Clare Burren Marathon Challenge – will take place on Saturday May 27th 2017. This challenging Marathon, in its 10th year, welcomes both runners and walkers to participate in a special event in a unique part of the country. Full, half and 10k routes are a challenge to all participants taking the spectacular routes, the hills and the Burren terrain into consideration,
The Event is organised by Ballyvaughan Fanore Walking Club and they much appreciate The Quinn Family and Hylands Hotel for the sponsorship package they give this event. Special thanks to all the local landowners and local volunteers whose support is crucial to the staging of this challenge.
The event attracts over 1500 participants and over 1000 supporters and spectators to the North Clare area including many overseas visitors. Some participants take part for personal achievement while others take on the challenge for their favourite charity. Feedback from this event has been fantastic with participants enjoying a well organised Activity Event while experiencing the beauty of the Burren landscape and the unique flora which is in full bloom in May. This is a great event to showcase the Burren area, its limestone terrain and the local North Clare hospitality.
Entry for all three challenges, the full marathon, the half marathon and the 10K mini marathon challenges is on www.clareburrenmarathonchallenge.com Or call 087 7779714 for entry forms.
All three challenges start at 9am at The Pier, Ballyvaughan Saturday May 27th.