Cork City Marathon registrations up 20%
The organisers of Cork City Marathon have revealed that registrations for the event are already up 20% on last year’s figure.
On Sunday, June 4th, the participants will be spread across three events – the full marathon, half marathon and the event’s inaugural 10k race.
The full marathon and 10k will begin on Patrick Street while the half marathon runners will start their course from Monahan Road, and all runners will have the opportunity to soak up the special experience of crossing the finish line on Patrick Street.
Anyone who finishes this year’s events will receive wooden medals commemorating their achievements at the Cork City Marathon for the first time as part of their overall drive to improve sustainability.
Cork City Marathon Race Director Eamon Hayes is thrilled with the level of interest in the marathon: “Seeing this event go from strength to strength is a real testament to how many people are getting out there and being active around Cork and further afield. Running is such an accessible activity and we’re really keen to promote the benefits of exercise for physical and mental health”.
“We’re also delighted at the uptake of registrations for our first ever 10k run. It’s offering more people the chance to get involved than ever before and seeing that race get underway will be a big moment for the runners and ourselves as the organising team”.