ARCHIVED RACE: Western Greenway Half-Marathon @ Great Western Greenway, Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland on 24 March 2018

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Western Greenway Half-Marathon
  • Distance (KMs): 22.4 km
  • Date: 24 March 2018
  • Start Time: 10:20 am
  • Venue: Great Western Greenway
  • Organised By: Atlantic Series
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

This half-marathon will take place of the exceptionally scenic Great Western Greenway, which is one of the longest off-road walking and cycling trails in Ireland. It is a traffic free trail on the Wild Atlantic Way which follows the route of the renowned Westport to Achill railway which closed in 1937. Spectacular lush landscape and Atlantic seascapes abound. This half-marathon starts in the beautiful vibrant town of Westport and will see runners enter the heritage town of Newport, capturing the magnificent 19th century red sandstone viaduct in a town which is the ancestral home of Princess Grace of Monaco. The half-marathon will the see runners run a return leg from Newport to Westport for the race finish and after event.


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