Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon on the Western Way in Connemara

Aug 09 2014
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Killary to Maam Bridge, Connemara, Galway, Republic of Ireland
Ms Ellen Looby

Enjoy the splendour of the Maumturk Mountains and the Twelve Bens from Killary to Maam Bridge during this annual marathon and half marathon.

The Galway Walking Club 18th Annual Marathon and Half Marathon takes place in Connemara along the Western Way. Experience the beauty of Connemara on this road and cross-country event with a choice of a full or half marathon. Participants will enjoy the splendour of both the Maumturk Mountains and Twelve Bens. The highest point of the walk is at Maumean, a height of 259m, which all walkers pass before the last checkpoint. All walkers must check-in at the Community Centre in Maam Bridge before being brought to the start of the walk by bus. Pre-registration for the event is required, and registration details can be downloaded from the club website. The entry cost is €25, for either run, and includes transportation to the walk start as well as a meal on completion. Full details are on the website.