The Anglesey Marathon will be held on Sunday 23rd of September at 10a.m. The marathon will start from Mona Showground. The current deadline for entry forms is the 17th of September, but demand is very high so if you want to compete you need to act fast!
To get an entry form you can either visit angleseymarathon.com, phone the organisers on 01248 725737 or email the organisers (see below). The marathon costs £14 to enter if you are a member of a running club and £15 if you are not.
There are 16 competition categories for competitors, and a prize is awarded to the top three in each. There is also a new cash prize up for grabs for anyone who can beat the course record, which currently stands at 2 hours 41:42 for men and 3 hours 10:54 for women.
If you donít feel up to running a marathon, you can take part in the 10km or 5km race, which cost £10 and £5 respectively. You must request an entry form (see above) to compete in either of these races.
Activities will be provided throughout the day at the Anglesey Showground, and the marathon patron Colin Jackson will be present throughout the day to meet and greet the public, as well as present the prizes to the winners.
There are 11 drink stations and 4 sponge stations around the course. A mixture of water and isotonic drinks will be available at each drinks station.
The time limit for the marathon is 6 hours.
At the finish area, competitors who have successfully completed the course will receive an Anglesey Marathon medal and a goody bag.
Changing facilities, kitbag storage, showers and toilet facilities will be provided free of charge for all runners.
To get to the starting point at Mona Showground from the mainland, follow the A55 over the Britannia Bridge on to the Island. Take the turn off at Junction 6 and follow the A5 towards Gwalchmai (Anglesey Showground). Follow the road for approximately 3 miles and the venue is on your left hand side.
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