Dublin Marathon

Dublin Marathon

  • 24.10.2016
  • 09:00 am - 05:00 pm

PRESENTATION

On October the 24th, 2016, Dublin, capital and the most big city of Ireland, will welcome the 36th edition of its marathon. The number of participants doesn’t stop growing and the organization explains the reason. Once you were there you can’t help to return. The population of the city is very young : 50% of the inhabitants are less than 25 years old and it makes it very opened and nice.

If the inhabitants are young, the soul of the city exists since the Vikings, in the 9th century, and the course will allow you to discover it as well in periphery as in the old city.
Accompagnants will encourage you throughout the plan which is flate and begins around Fitzwiliam Square to cross Phoenix Park and to return towards the center.
The arrival will be on Merrion Square, near the Trinity College. An overview that you can complete during your stay with Irish parties in the famous Temple Bar district wich will convice you to come back next year.

Day 1 : Flight from your airport of departure to Dublin. Transfer to your hotel according to your choice (private transfer, public transport, rental car…). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 2 : Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the visit of the Guiness’ House, the essential of the city. You will discover ingredients, manufacturing processes and will learn more on the history of this black and creamy beer. Lunch in a local restaurant. You will continue with the visit of Trinity College, university based in 1592 which one of the principal interest is its collection of manuscripts, one of the most beautiful in the world. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3 :Breakfast at the hotel. Panoramic city tour : you can so see Cathedrals of Christchurch and of Saint Patrick, the Parliament (former residence of the vices kings of England), the Georgian districts of the 18the century, the palace of customs, the courthouse, the city Hall, the anciennt walls of the Norman… Return to the hotel, free afternoon. Dinner and overnight.

SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon

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Day 4 : Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the race. Marathon. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 5 : Breakfast at the hotel. Free time before your transfer and flight to your airport of departure.

 

Note : This is an example of a stay. We propose to our runners “a la carte” trips : you can choose your days of arrival and departure, visits or not, the board..

  • Hotels we are working with
  • Marathon Informations
  • Practical informations

Best Western Academy Plaza *** SUP ( 3.4 km from the running’s departure)

Offering the comfort and the suitability with 285 rooms renewed in 2007, this hotel is situated in the main street of the city O’Connell. Next to the biggest shopping districts, the theatres and the Temple Bar, one of the most cosmopolitan places of the city.

 

Burlington Hotel **** (3.3 km of the departure of the running)

One of the 4 stars hotel the most considered of the city… Situated 10 min far from the city center, it proposes you the widest range of possible equipments. Its 506 rooms totally equipped, its 2 restaurants and its irish traditional pub known for the local population promise you to make your stay unforgettable.

Type of course : uneven
Number of participants : about 10 000
Departure/Hours : Fitzwilliam Street Upper at 10h AM
Arrival : Merrion Square North
Time limit : 8h
Climatic conditions : 12°C/ 69 mm of rain
Benefits : called “THE friendly marathon”

COUNTRY : Ireland
CURRENCY : Euro
FORMALITIES : Passport or ID valid
TIME DIFFERENCE : -1 hour

Venue

Dublin Marathon – SSE Airtricity

Fitzwilliam Street

Details

  • Limits:
    10000 participants