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Introduction.

‘Clontarf – Ireland’s Summer race’ July 11th

This is an annual sell out race. Sells out 2 months in advance

Welcome to Joe Duffy BMW Clontarf half marathon and 5 mile. This is Ireland’s flattest half marathon and flattest 5 mile. It takes place in the scenic setting of Clontarf Promenade and Bull Island with views of Howth Head and Dublin bay. The race is contained within an off road promenade and Bull Island giving it unique and relaxing appeal.

Both races are open to runners/ joggers and walkers. The flat terrain makes it an ideal race to aim for a PB. The half marathon has pacers to help you achieve your Goal. The 5 mile is all on hard surfaced ground.

Back with a bang after the success of July 2019. We have gone with the same formula which attracted 3,000 walkers, joggers and runners to this flat course in July. It certainly has the big race atmosphere! Medals and goodies await you at our unique finish line.

This is an annual SELL OUT race. Don’t leave it too late to enter

MEDALS: For July 2020 we have a special NEW Clontarf jigsaw medal (one part of the Trilogy jigsaw medal) to see TRILOGY jigsaw MEDAL to view CLICK HERE

Run, Jog or Walk (we have a dedicated walking section) but don’t miss out on the summer race of 2020. Annual SELL OUT event. Places are limited. Enter now to avoid disappointment.

Go out, be active, and most of all enjoy!

The Clontarf Half Marathon & 5 mile team

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The Half Marathon

‘Clontarf – Ireland’s Summer race’  July 11th

Variety of Events: Run or Walk the Clontarf Half Marathon – Ireland’s Flattest Half Marathon course

MEDALS: For July 2020 we have a special NEW Clontarf themed jigsaw medal (one part of the Trilogy platform medal) to see click here

Clontarf Half Marathon is an out and back course taking in the Clontarf promenade – Bull Island – the causeway – continuing along the promenade up to Sutton Lane where participants will then retrace their footsteps back to the start/finish line.

Map – click here

The course Starts and Finishes opposite The Yacht Pub Clontarf.

Note – if you have been inactive for a long time please get the all clear from a doctor to ensure you are in good health for the 21.1km’s.

Enter Race & Number pick up

Please note that you must register online to be part of the Event. Register now.

Number pick up takes place on (date). More information can be found here.

Race Day Timings – Saturday 11th July

Half Marathon Runners and Joggers are requested to be at the start area at 9.30am for a 10.00am start.

Half Marathon Walkers are requested to be at the start area at 9am for a 9.20am start.

(the 5 mile starts at 10.20am)

The bag drop off point will be at the Starting Area.

Please note this is limited and not covered. Please use your vehicle (if you have one) to house your stuff.

*Do not leave valuables in Dry Bag as Organisers cannot accept responsibility for lost or mislaid bags.

The Start of the Race – 10.00am Runners and Joggers

Athletes who are expecting to finish the race in under 1 hour 20 mins are invited to come to the front for the Start of the race. We kindly request that all participants will be courteous in allowing this to happen.

Please note: Walkers for the Half Marathon will be starting earlier at 9.20am to allow them to reach Bull Island in advance of the runners/joggers.

Aid stations are at Km 6.5  Km 10.1  Km 14.5 Km 17.5

Toilets are located at Km 7.5 and Km 12.7 & Start/ Finish

Prizes

Half Marathon Prizes Male & Female 1 -3:

All prizes will be posted to winners. We do not present them on the day.

The 5 Mile

‘Clontarf – Ireland’s Summer race’ July 11th 

Run/Jog/ wak the Clontarf 5 mile

MEDALS: For July 2020 we have a special NEW Clontarf themed jigsaw medal (one part of the Trilogy jigsaw medal) to see click here

The Clontarf 5 mile is an out and back course. It follows the Promenade, crosses the Wooden bridge and turns close to the end of the Pier. It is all on hard surface (no sand).

Map click here

The 5 mile course starts opposite The Yacht Pub and finishes opposite The Yacht Pub in Clontarf

Note: If you have been inactive for a period of time please get the all clear from a doctor before taking part.

Enter Race & Number pick up

Please note that you must register online to be part of the Event. Register now.

Number pick up takes place on (date). More information can be found here.

**Note** the 5 mile has a limit of 1,000 entries.

The bag drop off point will be at the Starting Area.

Please note this is limited and not covered. Please use your vehicle (if you have one) to house your stuff.

*Do not leave valuables in Dry Bag as Organisers cannot accept responsibility for lost or mislaid bags.

Race Day Timings – Saturday 11th July

5 Mile Runners and Joggers are requested to be at the start area at 9.45am for a 10.20am Start.

Prizes

5 Mile Prizes Male & Female 1-3:

All prizes will be posted to winners. We do not present them on the day.

 

Number pick up

To BE UPDATED…….

Take a note of the multiple days and different times for each separate day.

Tuesday  July 2nd  5.30pm – 7.30pm

LIDL East Wall  (NEW LOCATION)

This will suit the Clontarf gang & some Northsiders.

DIRECTIONS click here

Wednesday  July 3rd 9.30am – 9pm

Wheelworx, Runworx, Unit 48B, Fonthill Retail Park, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

DIRECTIONS click here

Thursday  July 4th  9.30am – 9pm

Wheelworx, Runworx, Unit 48B, Fonthill Retail Park, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

DIRECTIONS click here

Friday  July 5th  9.30am – 9pm

Wheelworx, Runworx, Unit 48B, Fonthill Retail Park, Lucan, Co. Dublin.

DIRECTIONS click here

Saturday   8.00am – 9.30am sharp

Start/finish line Clontarf. Please don’t all appear at 9.15am. We will close at 9.30am sharp.

On Saturday the number slots (1 – 500, 501 – 1000 etc.) will be visible on the roof of the Gazebo. Please Q in the correct corral so we can process you quicker.

We Strongly suggest that you avail of the weekday Number pick-ups. Gives you a sleep in and less time spent on your feet Q-ing on Saturday.

Can I get someone else can collect my pack?

Yes – someone else can collect your pack for you OR collect multiple packs. Please note there is a limit of 5 packs per person out of courtesy to the people Q-ing behind you.

Registration General Info:

Please note you don’t need to bring your confirmation slips. If you have already entered – we have you logged in.

Race numbers will be visible on a Notice board at registration. And on a spread sheet in Race Info (Introduction page) from Tuesday 02nd July at midday (save it to your phone in advance) please find your number first and then come to registration table to receive pack. Applies for all days.

Select a course to register for:

  • Half Marathon Only
  • 5 Mile
  • Half Marathon Only

    Annual Sell Out race. Don’t miss out

    ‘Clontarf – Ireland’s Summer race’ July 11th

    Welcome to the entry section of the website.

    For most seasoned runners it’s an automatic reflex to arrive at this section and proceed to Enter.

    Then there are others who are about to make a serious commitment which may see them running/ walking the longest distance of their lives… Kudos to you! We wish you every success.

    The Clontarf Half Marathon team hopes that everyone achieves their respective goals. We offer Training Tips based on middle distance running experiences and a Training Plan to guide you through your training to prepare you for Race day. Click on the Training Icon for more info.

    Pacers for the Half 1.30 1.40 1.45 1.50 & 2hours

    Entry to the Half Marathon July is €35

    There is a 7% charge per online registration.

    MEDALS: For July 2020 we have a special NEW Clontarf themed jigsaw medal (one part of the Trilogy medal)

    For this you will receive:

    • Race Number
    • Timing Chip (disposable)
    • NEW Bespoke medal
    • A 10km time on the course. 2 x PB’s…?!
    • Pacers 1.30  1.40  1.45  1.50  2hours
    • Training Top
    • Training Tips
    • 4 x Aid stations
    • Bag drop
    • Refreshments at finish line
    • Erdinger non alcohol at Finish line
    • VAT on entry
    • Dedicated car park/ bike park
    • Flattest Half Marathon in Ireland

    2nd Medal option for those registered….   LIMITED NUMBER                                                         Details
    Under 18’s

    Please note that you must be over 18 to enter the Half Marathon. This is in line with the IAAF guidelines.

    Recommendation

    It is recommended that any potential participant not currently involved in physical sporting activity, should undertake a medical examination before taking part in the Half Marathon.

     

     

     

    5 Mile

    Annual Sell Out race. Don’t miss out

    ‘Clontarf – Ireland’s Summer race’ July 11th

    Variety of Events: Run or Walk the Clontarf 5 mile

    Welcome to the entry section of the website.

    For most seasoned runners it’s an automatic reflex to arrive at this section and proceed to Enter.

    Then there are others who are about to make a serious commitment which may see them running/walking the longest distance of their lives. Kudos to you! We wish you every success.

    Entry to the 5 Mile November is €21.50

    There is a 7% charge per online registration.

    MEDALS: For July 2020 we have a special NEW Clontarf jigsaw Luminous medal (one part of the Trilogy medal)

    For this you will receive:

    • Race Number
    • Timing Chip (disposable)
    • NEW Bespoke medal
    • Refreshments at finish line
    • Erdinger non alcohol at Finish line
    • Bag drop
    • Water Station
    • VAT on entry
    • Dedicated car park/ bike park
    • Flattest 5 mile in Ireland (all hard surface)

    2nd Medal option for those registered….   LIMITED NUMBER                                                         Details
    Recommendation

    It is recommended that any potential participant not currently involved in physical sporting activity, should undertake a medical examination before taking part in the 5 mile.

     

     

    Training plan for Half Marathon & 5 mile

    Plus general Tips on Half Marathon

    Training tips to give you a guide towards achieving your respective goal. Please note they are general tips and should be used for reference only.

    Training Plans for Half Marathon & 5 mile

    Beginner Half Marathon training plan

    Beginner_5mile_training_plan

    Tips for Running

    Half Marathon Tips 1 – Equipment & Injury Prevention

    Half_Marathon_Tips_2_Training_Log_for_Motivation

    Half_Marathon_Tips_3_Clothing_and_Rain

    Half_Marathon_Tips_4_Blisters_Chaffing_Black_Toenails

    Half_Marathon_Tips_5_Nutrition

    Half_Marathon_Tips_6_Preparation_1_Week_Before_and_Race_Day

    Would you like a Training Journal that captures your Exercise/ Sleep / Nutrition ??

    Introducing the 360 JOURNAL

    The 360 Journal

     

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

    FAQ's

    • Q. Is there a limit on the number of Entries?
    • Ans. Yes. And we sell out each race.
    • Q. Will you post out medal if i don’t make the race?
    • Ans. No. You must finish the race to earn the medal. No exceptions.
    • Q. Do I have to go to Number pick up?
    • Ans. Yes. Or you can send someone in your place. Someone must pick up your race pack. Items will not be sent out in the post.
    • Q. Can I Enter the Event at number pick up?
    • Ans. Only if availability. See Facebook page or Final race details on Introduction page (when published)
    • Q. Can I Enter on the day?
    • Ans. Only if availability. See Facebook page or Final race details on Introduction page  (when published)
    • Q. Do entrants get a training top or medal?
    • Ans. JULY RACE – Everyone gets a medal. Half Marathon only get tops. Tops not included in 5 mile fee.
    • Ans. NOVEMBER RACE – Everyone gets a medal.
    • Q. Can I walk the course?
    • Ans. Yes. Walkers are welcome in the Half Marathon & 5 mile
    • Q. Are we running on sand on Bull Island?
    • Ans. Half marathon ONLY. It will be just like running on any hard surface. There is a machine used by DCC to manicure the sand so it will be ideal. The 5 mile is all on hard surface.
    • Q. Will I get an official time for my race?
    • Ans. Yes. We are using timing chips. You will receive one at Number Pick up. It is attached to your race number.
    • Q. Can I raise funds for any chosen Charity?
    • Ans. Yes. We would encourage you to do so.
    • Q. Is it possible to get a refund of the entry fee?
    • No, once your entry is received we incur material costs and admin costs so unfortunately we are unable to offer a refund (unless requested within 14 days of purchase) or to defer to a future race. Transfer of your entry to another competitor is not permitted as it is you who have agreed to the terms and conditions of the event, provided emergency contact details, etc
    • Q. Is there an age restriction for participants?
    • Yes. Participants must be 18 years or older on the date of the Half Marathon race.
    • This is in line with the IAAF guidelines.
    • Q . Will the course be marked in miles or kilometres?
    • Ans. The Half Marathon will be measured in Km’s (yellow signs). The 5 mile will be measured in miles (blue signs).

    What are the Terms and Conditions of the race?

    Terms and Conditions and Waiver of Event

    Definitions

    Definitions for “us” or “we”. “We” in this document is Ryano Event Management LTD, No 20. The Glen, Boden Park, Ballyboden, Dublin 16, Ireland. Company Reg No. 460567

    Definitions for “Event Organiser”. “Event Organiser” in this document is Ryano Event Management LTD, No 20. The Glen, Boden Park, Ballyboden, Dublin 16, Ireland. Company Reg No. 460567

    Definitions of “you”. “You” in this document is the participant named on the entry form who will be participating in the event.

    Definitions of “participant”. “participant” in this document is the person named on the entry form who will be participating in the event.

    Definitions for the “Event” or “Race” in this document that refers to the name of the event (or events – if a multiple entry to two or more events is executed) that the person has registered to take part in.

    Definitions for the “entry fee” in this document it is the money the Event Organiser receives from the participant (excluded any third-party registration fee’s)

    1. Acceptance of Conditions

    These Conditions shall apply in place of and prevail over any terms or conditions (whether or not in conflict or inconsistent with these Conditions) contained or referred to in any documentation submitted by the Participant or in correspondence or elsewhere or implied by trade custom, practice or course of dealing. A variation of these Conditions is only valid if the Event Organiser gives notice to the Participant in writing in any official Event material or correspondence prior to the Event (including via email or other electronic means). The Participant shall be deemed to have accepted these Conditions upon completion of the Entry Form. By accessing and or completing the Entry Form, the Participant is agreeing to the Event Organiser making use of the data provided on the Entry Form for Event Information purposes and other marketing communications organised by the Event Organiser. The Event Organiser agrees that the Event Form email and or postal address data will not be passed on to any third parties.

    1. Participation

    2.1 The Participant acknowledges that participation in the Event is physically strenuous. It is acknowledged that participation in the Event will be physically demanding and the Participant is aware of the nature of the Event and associated medical and physical risks involved.

    2.2 The Participant agrees that he/she is physically capable of competing in the Event and agrees to be solely responsible for his/her actions and the Event Organiser, its officers, employees, agents, affiliates, associated companies, sponsors or medical advisers are not responsible for any injury or illness that the Participant may suffer as a result of his/her participation in the Event (unless caused due to the negligence of the Event Organiser). The Participant accepts that should any medical or physical condition arise prior to the Event which is likely to affect his/her ability to compete, the Participant will withdraw in accordance with these Conditions. The Participant acknowledges the exclusion of liability and indemnity provided in clause 5 of these Conditions.

    1. Event Entry / Refunds

    3.1 The participant acknowledges and agrees that upon entering the race that they are not entitled to a refund unless requested within 14 days of your entry; they cannot swap their entry for a future race and they cannot transfer entry to another individual.

    3.2 Event entry fee’s must be paid in advance of the race to secure race entry position and become a participant. Failure to do so deems the person a ‘non entrant’ even if they have an entry filled online – but haven’t proceeded to payment at the time of signing up or at a later point. We may be able to facilitate late payment in advance of the race provided proof of bank transfer is provided and the race has not reached maximum (sell out) capacity.

    1. Event Cancellation or Alterations

    4.1 Cancellation may occur because of unusual and unforeseeable circumstances which neither we nor our suppliers, sponsors. partners could foresee or avoid, even with all due care. These circumstances include industrial disputes, closure or congestion of ports or airports, road blockades, unavoidable technical transport problems, war, civil unrest, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, epidemic or disease, adverse weather conditions, natural or man-made disasters or similar events. In circumstances where the event is cancelled as a result of reasons which are outside the control of the event organiser, any refund of entry free will be entirely at the discretion of Ryano Event Management Ltd. The event is subject to advance fees and costs in order to receive permissions to execute a safe and enjoyable event for participants many of which are not refundable. Please note we do not accept liability for any expenses incurred by the participant relating to the race beyond the race entry fee.

    4.2 Developing point 4.1 any level of refund given to the participant will exclude any online entry /registration fee paid by the participant to a third-party online registration company associated with the Event. This fee, charged by the online company, includes the technology to input your data securely, the safe and secure process of your banking details (incurring a transaction fee at their end) and an email confirmation sent to you. The Event is not in receipt of this online transaction fee. Also in the event of a cancellation (relating to point 4.1) and a level of refund being issued to the participant, it will be issued less the transaction fee it costs the event organiser to safely and securely refund the participant their entry fee.

    4.3 If the event is cancelled by the Event Organiser due to insufficient entrants/ participants we will endeavour to facilitate the participant in an alternative race of similar distance / entry fee where possible. If this circumstance should arise, we are liable for the entry fee only and no other expenses incurred by the participant relating to the race beyond the entry fee.

    4.4 The Event Organiser reserves the right to alter the start time of the Event. In the event of a change of start time the Participants will be notified of the revised start time with as much notice as reasonably practicable. No refund in full or in part shall be made for any change in start time for an Event provided the Event takes place on the specified date of the Event.

    4.4 The Event Organiser reserves the right to amend the Event format at their sole discretion (such as reducing the distance of a race) or cancel the Event due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control or for any safety related reason. Should the course distance be reduced as per above for the avoidance of doubt you agree that the Event is still deemed to be staged and that we will not be liable to you for any refund and there shall be no further liability whatsoever arising from such change of format. In the event of the Event being cancelled there shall be no refund to the Participant with no further liability whatsoever arising from such cancellation

    1. Event Organiser Responsibilities/Liability

    5.1 Notwithstanding anything in these Conditions the Event Organiser shall not be liable to the Participant for any liability in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise for any loss of business, revenue or profits, anticipated savings or wasted expenditure, loss or damage of or to personal equipment belonging to the Participant or any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (notwithstanding that such loss was within the contemplation of the parties at the date of submitting the Entry Form) arising out of the Participant taking part in the Event or any other matter arising under these Conditions nor for an aggregate amount greater than the Event Fee paid by the Participant. Without limiting the foregoing, the Event Organiser will not be liable for any actions of any spectators or other third parties unless otherwise set out herein.

    5.2 Accordingly the Participant hereby expressly and irrevocably renounces, for him/herself, heirs and successors in title the right to any recourse or claims whatsoever against the Event Organiser, its officers, employees, suppliers and/or sponsors and/or persons for whom it is answerable (“Associated Parties”) as a result of any kind of physical, mental or other loss or damage of whatsoever nature (including any loss of earnings, profits, or pain and suffering) suffered by the Participant, directly or indirectly, or by his/her family or by any dependents and caused by an event in any way relating to the Participant’s participation in Event, and the Participant hereby undertakes, for him/herself, heirs and successors in title to indemnify and hold harmless the Event Organiser, and the Associated Parties for any costs and/or amount, which they or any of them may be required to pay as a result of any aforesaid recourse or claim by whomsoever made. The Participant also agrees to indemnify the Event Organiser and the Associated Parties for any claim, actions, liabilities or losses resulting from any breach of the Participant’s declarations above and/or the Participant’s negligent acts or omissions and/or wilful misconduct.

    5.3 Nothing in these Conditions shall exclude or limit the liability of the Event Organiser:

    5.3.1 for death or personal injury caused by the Event Organiser’s negligence;

    5.3.2 for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or

    5.3.3 for any matter which it would be illegal for the Event Organiser to exclude or attempt to exclude liability.

    5.4 This clause 5 shall be read and construed and shall have effect subject to any limitation imposed by any applicable law.

    1. Publicity and Results

    6.1 The Participant irrevocably consents to:

    6.1.1 his/her appearance in the Event being filmed, recorded, incorporated and exploited in whole or in part in any television programme, film, video or broadcast of whatever nature by all means and in all media and formats now or invented after the date of these Conditions; and

    6.1.2 the use and reproduction of the Participant’s name, likeness, appearance and photographs, films and recordings by all means and in all media for the purpose of advertising, publicity and otherwise in relation to the exploitation of the Event (and future events) and/or the promotion of the Event (and future events) and the commercial rights relating to the Event (and future events) provided that such use does not imply direct endorsement by the Participant of any official sponsor or supplier of the Event.

    6.2 Any film, photographs (by camera or mobile phone), or any other recording of moving or still picture, and all intellectual property in connection therewith (including but not limited to copyright) shall remain the property of the Event Organiser, and where such intellectual property does not automatically vest in the Event Organiser, these Conditions shall constitute a legally binding assignment thereof and/or the Participant shall sign all reasonable documentation required to give affect thereto. Accordingly, any such recording shall not be used other than for private use without the Event Organiser’s prior written consent.

    6.3 The Event Organiser will use best endeavours to provide an Event finish time for the Participant however it cannot be held responsible for any computer result anomalies or any technical malfunctions.

    6.4 The Participant is made aware that the Event Organiser may make use of drones for the production of aerial video and photography. The Participant acknowledges that the drones may fly within less than 30m of the Participant before, during, or after the event and, by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, authorises this use by the Event Organiser and or their subcontractors.

    1. Property

    7.1 I understand that the Event is not liable for any property lost, damaged, mislaid or stolen, at the event, on the course, in the bag drop area or from my person or at the changing areas or at any place/ location/ car park linked with the race.

    1. GDPR elements

    I understand that I will receive emailed or texted race information in advance of this race so I know exactly what is happening. Post-race I will be added to the Central Event database primarily containing information on this Event. I understand that I can unsubscribe to these email communications at any time. Please note that we do not share your data with any third parties with the exception of the timing companies. See next point.

    I understand that my race result may be published in various media (including but not limited to web and print outlets) and may contain my Name, Gender, Age Category and Club/Affiliation based on information provided by me in my race entry.  If I do not wish this to be published I will contact the Race Organiser in advance of the event.

    1. Further conditions

    8.1 I accept that the onus is on me to ascertain whether there are any risks associated with me taking part in the activity and confirm that I am not aware of any medical condition or impairment that may be detrimental to my health if I participate in the activity

    8.2 In consideration of the acceptance of this entry to the event, I assume full and complete responsibility for any injury or accident which may occur while I am traveling to or from the event, or during the event. I am also aware of and assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but not limited to falls, contact with other participants, effect of weather, traffic, and conditions of the road.

    8.3 I confirm that I have assessed the risks involved in taking part in this Event. I have satisfied myself and have taken appropriate medical advice that I am properly prepared and fit to participate in this Event.

    8.4 I agree that in the event of an emergency I grant medical staff the right to provide medical assistance / treatment to me. I agree that the Event Organiser or associates are not liable for any expenses related to medical treatment given to me at the Event, medical transport to or from the event and any subsequent medical expenses incurred by me post or prior to the event.

    8.5 I agree to abide by all lawful instructions issued to me by An Garda Siochana or the Race organiser, stewards on the Course on the day. I also agree to refrain from any behaviours that puts myself, fellow competitors, stewards or associated parties involved in the race at risk.

    8.6 The use of the services or the downloading or other use of any materials through the site is done at your own discretion and risk and with your agreement that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system, loss of data, injury or other harm that results from such activities.

    8.7 I understand that event logos and branding can only be used with the prior permission from the Event organiser.

    8.8 I understand that if I do not pick up a race material (medal, training top, goodie, etc) on race day that it will not be posted to me. I also understand that (unless stated) race materials will not be posted out to me in advance of the event.

    8.9 I understand that while entering this event online, before checkout, that I ticked a box confirming that I have read, agreed and understood the Terms and Conditions of this Event.

    Contact

    Contact information here.

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