Dingle Marathon 2012


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01/05/2012 at 21:19
I'm just about to enter this marathon - can anyone give me any insight into what this race is like as I've been looking for another Autumn race to go with Snowdon.
Last year, I had the idea that all those boring training runs could be worth two marathons for the price of one, and indeed, it worked out well. I didn't particularly like Loch Ness for a number of reasons, but felt fresh and ready for Snowdon, and absolutely loved it! ( I'm fond of hills.) So even though this one is a little earlier, it looks like a very enjoyable marathon.
So, what's this one like? Organisation? Is the route as picturesque as it looks? And, it looks like it has a stinger of a hill at the end- just how bad is it?
We're hoping to stay in a campsite in Dingle, and the friendly banter by email, from the site owner, and the race organiser, is already making me look forward returning to Ireland.
Any comments gratefully received.
Edited: 01/05/2012 at 21:19

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