Liverbird Double Marathon

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See out 2023 in style and bring in the New Year this festive season with this unique event. Choose from a range of distances, from a 5k to a marathon, and attempt a single race or double up to run on both New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Kickstart your 2024 by claiming a finisher's medal.
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New Years Eve Marathon, Double Marathon, New Years Eve Half Marathon, and 9 more
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Sun, 31 Dec 2023 - Mon, 1 Jan 2024
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Merseyside Police Sports & Social Association, The Pavilion, Riversdale Rd, Liverpool L19 3QN, UK
Start times
Sunday, 31 Dec 2023
New Years Eve Marathon: 8:30 amDouble Marathon: 8:30 amNew Years Eve Half Marathon: 9:30 amDouble Half Marathon: 9:30 amNew Years Eve 10k: 10:30 amDouble 10k: 10:30 amNew Years Eve 5k: 10:30 amDouble 5k: 10:30 am
Monday, 1 Jan 2024
New Years Day Marathon: 8:30 amNew Years Day Half Marathon: 9:30 amNew Years Day 10k: 10:30 amNew Years Day 5k: 10:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Liverbird Double Marathon
New Years Eve Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£32.99 - £34.99
New Years Day Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£32.99 - £34.99
Double Marathon
Distance
52.4mi
£52.99 - £54.99
New Years Eve Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£22.99 - £24.99
Route information
This unique event sees out 2023 and celebrates the beginning of 2024 with a selection of races. Choose to run a marathon, half marathon, 10k or 5k on either New Year's Eve or New Year's Day, along the banks of the iconic River Mersey.
Perfect for experienced athletes and novice runners alike, the measured courses offer something for every level of entrant.
Marathon
The marathon route hugs the River Mersey for 3 miles before looping back to the start line. Runners will repeat this loop a further three times.
Half Marathon
Half marathon participants follow the same course, completing the loop twice.
10k and 5k
Entrants in the 10k and 5k will follow the same routes to their dedicated turn points, which will be marshalled and clearly marked.
What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Marshalled and marked courses
  • Checkpoints and aid stations
  • Professional race timing and results
  • Event photography
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How to get there
Merseyside Police Sports & Social Association, The Pavilion, Riversdale Rd, Liverpool L19 3QN, UK
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By Car
The race starts at Merseyside Police Club, which lies just off the A561 linking Liverpool and Garston.
There is parking available at the Police Club.
By Public Transport
The nearest train station is at Cressington, located a 16-minute walk away from the race start. Cressington has regular services to both Hunts Cross and Southport.
The 82, 82A and 500 buses run from the centre of Liverpool to Riversdale Road, a short distance from the Police Club.
Event day logistics
Sunday
08:30 Marathon starts
09:30 Half marathon starts
10:30 10k and 5k start
Please arrive at registration approximately 45 minutes prior to your race start.
Sunday
08:30 Marathon starts
09:30 Half marathon starts
10:30 10k and 5k start
Please arrive at registration approximately 45 minutes prior to your race start.
Age Restrictions
Participants in the 10k should be at least 15 years old or older on race day. Those entering the half marathon or marathon should be 17 years old or older and 18 years old or older respectively.
Recommended Kit
  • Electrolytes
  • Waterproof coat/base layer in case of poor weather
FAQs
Do I have to be an experienced runner to enter the Liverbird Double Marathon?
No, this event is open to all abilities, with a range of distances on offer from a 5k all the way up to a marathon.
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Are there any age restrictions for the Liverbird Double Marathon?
Yes, entrants have to be 18 years old to enter the marathon, 17 to enter the half marathon and 15 to enter the 10k.
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Are there checkpoints on the Liverbird Double Marathon route?
Yes, there will be checkpoints every 3 miles, at the start and at the turnaround point.
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Reviews
4.6
13 reviews
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