Airtricity Dublin Marathon is a run through the historic Georgian streets of Dublin, Ireland’s largest and capital city, each year since 1980. It is normally held on the last Monday in October, which is a public holiday in Ireland. The race series in the Phoenix Park provides the perfect build-up to the Airtricity Dublin Marathon.
Over 14,500 runners, walkers and joggers from around the world, as well as from the four corners of Ireland, will set out on the classic 26.2 mile challenge. The economic value of the Dublin Marathon to the city of Dublin over the Bank Holiday weekend is estimated at over €10 million.
Men: 09:00 am
Women: 09:00 am
Registration fees is 75 Euros for the European Union Residents and 95 Euros for the runners from rest of the world. There will be no late entries at registration or on race day. You can register on the official website of Airtricity Dublin Marathon.
Course / Route Map
The course is a single lap, starting and finishing close to the City Centre. The start will be in Fitzwilliam Street Upper and the finish will be in Merrion Square North. Conditions for marathon running are ideal.
Race Profile / Elevation Map
The course is largely flat. The Run has a total ascent of 108.0 m and has a maximum elevation of 57.0 m.
Time Limits & Cutoffs
The course time limit is 7 hours 30 mins. Chip timing device will be used to time the event.
Men: Geoffrey Ndungu (KEN) 2:08:33 (2011)
Women: Tatyana Aryasova (RUS) 2:26:13 (2010)
Prize Money & Awards
Prize Money: MEN & WOMEN
1st – Renault Fluence ZE, 2nd – 7000, 3rd – 5000, 4th – 3500, 5th – 3000
T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates
- All registered runners will receive T shirts.
- All finishers will be given medals.
Water Stops & Refreshments
- There are 10 water stations along the course.
- The lucozade sports drink will be supplied in 380ml and the flavour will be orange.
- Gels will be available at 2 stations.
Expected Race Day Weather
- The Irish climate is influenced by the prevailing light South Westerly winds of the Gulf Stream.
- The average temperatures for October are around 12 – 14°C (53 – 57°F).
- Dublin has only about 30 inches of rain annually–ideal for running.