Gin Pit Double Marathon

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Gin Pit Double Marathon
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The Gin Pit Marathon challenge is to complete the 26.2 mile course of one large loop, twice over 2 consecutive days. Believed to be the only true double marathon in the UK using a single 26.2 mile loop course and one of the longest running doubles of its kind.
Double Marathon
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Sat, 23 Mar 2019
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Tyldesley, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Gin Pit Colliery, Ley Rd, Tyldesley, Manchester M29 7DL, UK
Start times
Saturday, 23 Mar 2019
Double Marathon:
10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Gin Pit Double Marathon
Double Marathon
£25 - £27
Route information
The course is one large loop taking in 11 miles of canal tow path, 12 miles of trails, which are mostly derived from disused railway lines - there are still 3 miles on public roads.
During periods of wet weather the course can be very muddy in places and trail shoes are recommended for these conditions
What's included
All finishers will receive a bespoke medal and there will be trophies for first male and female each day. There will also be trophies for Male and Female 2 day challenge winners.
How to get there
Gin Pit Colliery, Ley Rd, Tyldesley, Manchester M29 7DL, UK
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There is a car park in front of the Welfare Club but it is limited. If you are able to car share then it would be appreciated. Ley Road which leads up to the club is narrow and we ask runners not to park on it as it soon becomes difficult for cars to get up and down the road. This can cause problems for the local residents of the Gin pit Village. If the car park is full, please can you park on the surround roads at the bottom of Ley Road and walk up to the club. Please can you be mindful of local residents when parking your car so they can still get about while we are out running.
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