We are very excited to offer guaranteed entry into ALL of the events below. Join us for some of the greatest running events around the world!
Tokyo Marathon runners
TOKYO MARATHON 3 March 2019 – Waiting List 1 March 2020 (probable date)
The first official Tokyo Marathon took place in February 2007 but before that running had a long and proud tradition in Japan. Since then, Tokyo has become one of the most popular marathons on the planet and Japan’s most iconic.
UNITED AIRLINES NEW YORK HALF MARATHON 17 MARCH 2019
Where better to spend St Patrick’s Day than in the Big Apple, where you can view the most famous Parade of them all on Saturday 16th and enjoy the glorious Half on the day itself! Starting in Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, and finishing in Central Park, the half marathon course is a wonderful sightseeing tour around the city.
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BERLIN HALF MARATHON 7 APRIL 2019
Over 30,000 runners participate in this well-established event. The race starts near the Brandenburg Gate at 10.05am and winds in a loop through the heart of the city before finishing close to the
start. On the way you will pass many historic sites and the lovely River Spree. We offer a 3-day tour at an excellent city centre hotel.
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SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC PARIS MARATHON 14 APRIL 2019
Run around the world’s most beautiful city and take in famous sights as you run – including the Arc de Triomphe, the Bastille, Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower. The marathon starts on the Champs Elysees and finishes nearby on Ave Foch. We offer a choice of excellent hotels in the city centre.
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BOSTON MARATHON 15 APRIL 2019 – Waiting List 20 APRIL 2020
One of the most popular races in the world, the annual Boston Marathon is famously difficult to gain entry to and is on almost every marathon runner’s bucket list. It is the oldest marathon, dating back to 1897. Boston is also one of the friendliest cities in the USA, a walkable city which is the cradle of American civilisation and where the Irish are always welcome.
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VIRGIN MONEY LONDON MARATHON 28 APRIL 2019
Since its inception in 1981 (a year after Dublin!), the Virgin Money London Marathon has been recognised as a leading event on the world sporting calendar. It has achieved legendary status for its mix of first-class elite fields with heart-warming examples of ordinary people running extraordinary marathons. And all in a world-class city backed by superb organisation and wildly enthusiastic supporters.
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GREAT WALL MARATHON, CHINA 18 MAY 2019
Enjoy the trip of a lifetime to China and run on the famous Wall! You can choose from the marathon, half marathon or 8.5km events. The courses are varied and include a goat trail, as well as over 5,000 steps on the Wall itself. We offer two itineraries and a variety of exciting day trips. You can also extend your stay as you wish.
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EDINBURGH MARATHON & HALF MARATHON 26 MAY 2019
Scotland’s lovely capital hosts an excellent marathon, the fastest in the UK. Starting at Potterow in the city centre, you run down the historic Royal Mile, head east along the scenic coast and finish
at Pinkie Playing Fields, with shuttle buses back to the centre. Explore Edinburgh Castle and many memorable sites from 1,000 years of history. We offer two and three night tours.
To find out more about the Edinburgh Marathon and Half Marathon, please click here >
MEDOC MARATHON 7 SEPTEMBER 2019
The marathon for wine lovers, this race in the celebrated Bordeaux wine region is limited to 8,500 participants and sells out quickly. Stay in a 19th century mansion, explore the beautiful city
of Bordeaux, dress up in an outrageous costume and really let your hair down. Not for those seeking PBs!
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GREAT NORTH RUN NEWCASTLE 8 SEPTEMBER 2019
One of the world’s great running festivals and the biggest half marathon, the race starts at 10.40 in Newcastle and finishes at Cliff Top Park in South Shields. A remarkably well-organised event, super-friendly locals, lively city, and just a short hop from Dublin or Belfast. There are also free top-class Athletics Games on Newcastle’s Quayside on Saturday.
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Disneyland® Paris Val d’ Europe Half-Marathon
DISNEYLAND PARIS RUN WEEKEND (Half Marathon, 10k & 5k) 19-22 SEPTEMBER 2019
Run in the enchanting environs of Disneyland Paris, and bring the family. Choice of 5k, 10k and Half Marathon. The Half starts at 7am on Sunday with 8,000 participants. Two days Disneyland
Paris park entrances are included with your tour and extra days are available. Packages range from 2-6 days.
For more information about the Disneyland Paris Run Weekend, please click here >
BMW Berlin Marathon
BMW BERLIN MARATHON 29 SEPTEMBER 2019
The Berlin Marathon has been held annually, usually on the last weekend of September, since 1974. It starts and finishes close to the famous Brandenburg Gate. Before the unification of East and West Germany in 1990, runners were restricted as to where they could actually run. But once the country was
finally reunited, runners could at last run through both halves of the formerly divided city. 2018 saw a truly historic moment.
For more information BMW Berlin Marathon, please click here >
Bank of America Chicago Marathon
BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON 13 OCTOBER 2019
Known as the second city (because it burnt down in 1871), Chicago is famous for its stunning architecture and beautiful Lake Michigan – and as home to the Blues. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is one of the best in the world and the city itself is full of life – one of America’s greatest. Up to 45,000 runners take part in the marathon and there is huge crowd support around the course. Live bands add to the atmosphere.
If you are a visitor from overseas and enjoy Dublin city and the marathon, please recommend us to your running friends or come back yourself to run again next year. We will be delighted to offer
you a choice of hotels with guaranteed entry.
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TCS NEW YORK CITY MARATHON 3 NOVEMBER 2019
New York the City needs no introduction and neither does its marathon. It is the biggest (over 50,000 participants) and for many the best marathon in the world. The buzz is unbelievable. The Marathon starts on Staten Island and runs through all 5 city boroughs (Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Manhattan). It finishes in iconic Central Park, beautiful in its autumnal glory.
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