Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon VIII
The Clonakilty Waterfront Full Marathon will start and finish at the Quality Hotel Clonakilty. 10 mins walk from clonakilty main street.
Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon VIII on Dec 9th 2017 starts at the Quality Hotel situated on the N71 bypass road around Clonakilty town.
Runners/ walkers turn left on leaving the hotel grounds and heads to roundabout by Maxol station and then run straight through Clonakilty town around Faxbridge roundabout ,passing Waterfront and out the stunning coastline of Inchydoney road and Inchydoney Island Lodge and Spa, crossing the causeway to Springmount cross, left for Garranagolleen, taking a right for Hayes cross and straight for the picturesque village Rathbarry , through Castlefreak estate, up the hill for breathtaking views of Long strand and Galley head light house on your right, towards Red strand and take a left towards Ardfield , Dunmore road, passing Duneen strand and Dunmore house hotel , heading for Dunmore causeway.
At end of causeway you take a left which will bring you back towards Clogheen village, Springmount cross and finally back to Quality hotel and finish line.
The full marathon will finish at the hotel ground where your finishers medal and a big west cork welcome from the Clon crew, family and friends, a photo or two at the Clon photo walls awaits you.
Then it’s into the showers, sauna, maybe a swim in the pool complements of the quality Hotel, or a gentle rub down / massage from physical therapist Meadbh O’Leary and all her crew.
Then it’s time to celebrate your achievement. :-)
When you enter the Full Marathon race you get a technical running top and on completion you will receive your high quality 2017 finishers medal.