Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon XII on November 26th 2022

When does registration close?

Registration closed 21 November.

What time does the race start?

Planned race Start Time for all categories is 9:00 am
Start at Showgrounds, Park Road, Clonakilty.

– Marshall’s and Volunteers will guide you to a parking space.
All 10 K participants must park on public car spaces in Clonakilty town.
It is important to allow at least 30 minutes before the race start to walk to the start line and prepare yourself.

How do I get my race bib ?

All race bibs will be posted for Irish participants. Participants from abroad and late entries can pick up race bib at Showgrounds , Park Road, Clonakilty, Co Cork on Saturday 26th 6 am – 8 am.
Overseas participants and late entries will not be posted and Friday race bib pick up will be available at Showgrounds between 6 – 9 pm.
Make sure your postal address is correct.

Is there chip timing?

Yes , Chip Timing is provided which is activated when you cross over the start and finish line. NO CHIP , NO TIME.

Please do not cover your bib as the chip is attached to the top of it and read from above the gantry.

What does my entry fee include?

A Personalised Race Bib with your name to keep.
A Personalised Race Certificate of completion.
A uniquely designed technical running t-shirt.
A uniquely designed finishing medal.

Chip Timing and accurately Jones Counter measured route for all three races.
Fully Insured & A.A.I certified race.

250ml sport caps water bottles every 3 miles along the courses, , Cola, Bananas, Assorted Jellies, Jaffa Cakes for Half & Full;
and POST-Race:
Teas, Coffees, , Irish Yogurt, Biscuits and World-famous Clonakilty Black and White pudding; along with any other foods that are offered to you on marathon day by our amazing supporters!
Medical Support:
Red Cross personnel and Rapid Response with ambulances and all necessary support to bring you home safely.

Fantastic Gardai presence and friendly marshals and volunteers cheering each participant along the route.

* Each Participant will also receive:
*Professional photographs taken at the C.W.M. Photo Wall for you to download as a keepsake.

*Festival atmosphere with balloons, pumping music to warm up to and welcome you home over the finish line.
Welcome Home !

Can I change which race I want to run ?

No race distance transfers will be possible from 31st October onward as race timing chips will be printed and programmed for your specific race distance.
If you decide to run a different course on race day, you will not be awarded an official time. Under no circumstances can you transfer your race bib to someone else in the interest in health & safety and incorrect medical details on back of the bib.


Where are the start and finish lines in relation to each other?

Start and finish line are at the Showgrounds, Park Road, Clonakilty , Co Cork.

Where is race parking?

Please follow marshals directions and please allow plenty of time for travel and parking.
All 10 K participants must park in public parking spaces in Clonakilty town.

Thank you!

Can I have my name and time engraved ?

When you register through Njuko then you have an option to order a metal plate with your name and time engraved from a company called iTab .itab sends it directly to your address and it’s completed with a simple buckle which attaches to the medal’s ribbon.

Will there be prizes ?

Yes, there will be trophy prizes and cash prizes for 1st place in mini marathon, half marathon and full marathon distances.
There will be prize cheque for 2nd, 3rd .
Bespoke category prize will also be awarded.

Can I self edit my registration ?

After 31st October your race bib in your name and category is final and will be printed for you.


In the event the race must be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, participants will be transferred to the same category for the rescheduled event. This is valid for one year only.
There is no refund.

Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon Privacy Policy

Your support mean everthing to us. As you have heard , Data Protection law is changing across the EU ( GDPR ) .That is why it is so important that we are clear in how we handle and store the personal information of all our event entrants and support crew.

Will there be energy station with water on the course?

Water will be supplied in 250ml sports cap bottles at approximately 3 mile intervals throughout each course .

Three energy stations for the Full Marathon

These stations will be supplied with Cola, Biscuits, Jellies, Jaffa Cakes, Water, and other medical supplies.

There are also additional stations along the way.

Please bring your own favourite energy gels of your choice and have a safe and great race!

I am a walker – Can I enter the race even though it might take longer than 6h?

Individuals who wish to walk any of the 3 distances are welcome. We will remain at the finish line with a sweeping car on the course until the last participant is home – While it is Safe to do so. We would ask that dogs & bicycles not be brought along during the race this year as they can cause significant disruption to race proceedings.

We would also ask that as the roads are open, runners/walkers should not wear earphones and should be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Runners and walkers will be allowed to remain on the course for as long as it is safe – if visibility is significantly reduced, the sweeping car will clear any individuals remaining on the course.

Will there be toilets on the course?

Yes , there will be Hayes toilets ​​and also public toilets around the course for the Half & Full Marathon.

Will there be pacers?

There will be no pacers.
This is your race , your time, to find yourself.

Is there a facility for baggage drop?

At the Showgrounds there is no facility for baggage drop.
If you leave bags unattended then it is at your own risk.

Where is Clonakilty and how do I get there?

Clonakilty is a bustling town in the heart of West Cork, approx. 50 km from Cork city. You follow the N 71 road South West from Cork which takes you through Bandon and directly to Clonakilty town. The nearest airport is Cork airport and you can get to Clonakilty by bus from Cork city bus station or by car by road ( approx 50 min drive ) south west on the N 71 road.

Can I get a refund if I can not attend?

Registration is personal and final.

The registration fee will not be refunded but If you need to transfer entry to next year, you can email us @ to request transfer until 31 st October 2022.
After this date this option is closed.
Transfer valid for one year.

NO messages on our social media platforms will be answered regards this matter as we prepare for the coming event.

Can I give my race number to another runner ?

No . The unique race bib and chip is allocated to you and your race category. It also contains your personal and medical information which is vital in the case of an emergency and misinformation can be detrimental to the participants health and well-being.

What are the terms and conditions of my waiver?

Terms and Conditions

By registering for this event I understand and I will agree to adhere to the Guidelines at the time of the event as set out by Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon and Athletics Ireland and the Irish Government.

The Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon will be held in accordance to Government and Athletics Ireland guidelines at the time of the event. The event will be limited to to capacity restrictions at the time of the event including all volunteers staff and sub contractors to coincide with the guidelines and ensure the safety of participants, race support staff and inhabitants of Clonakilty and the surrounding area. By registering for this event I agree to follow all safety guidelines set out by organiser.

I declare that I will be 18 years of age or over on 26th of November 2022 and that I will abide by the laws and rules of the Athletics Association of Ireland (AAI). I will not compete in the race unless I am medically fit to do so on the day and I accept that I will be participating entirely at my own risk. I accept that Cork County Council, its Servants or Agents, the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon Committee, its Members, Associates, Partners and Sponsors will not be liable for any loss, damage, illness or injury whatsoever directly or indirectly occasioned by or resulting from the negligence, wrongful act or default of Cork County Council, its Servants or Agents, the Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon committee, its Members, Associates, Partners or Sponsors, or from any other cause including an act of God or my own physical condition. I accept that the Organisers, their Sponsors and Partners will not be liable for any action, claim, costs or expenses that may arise in consequence of my participation of the event. By entering, I give my permission to Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon to use my name, quotes and photographic likeness for promotional and marketing purposes.

By entering this event I give permission to use all photographic images on website and social media.

I understand and accept that registration is final. Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon will not provide me with a refund for race fee and/or any related cost, for any reason including injury, illness or an inability to travel for the event. The option of race deferral is available to all entrants and closes at midnight on 31 st Oktober 2022. After this date only race distance changes are accepted.

Why must I sign waiver and medical information on bib?

You can only participate in Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon , if you have signed waiver and filled in any medical conditions, allergies , emergency contact information on the back of the bib.
This is important for your safety , Red Cross or any other medical personnel.

Is Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon is a MyCharity affiliated event ?

Yes. Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon is a affiliated event, NOW called Everydayhero. For more details please visit

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