11:00 - 12:00 Ultra Trail 168k registration
13:00 Ultra Trail 168k starts
05:00 - 05:30 Ultra Trail 84k registration
06:00 Ultra Trail 84k starts
07:00 - 10:30 Mourne Way Marathon registration
12:00 Mourne Way Marathon starts
07:00 - 12:30 Mourne Way Half Marathon registration
13:00 Bus leaves for Half Marathon start line
14:00 Mourne Way Half Marathon starts
- Ultra Trail 168k - 31 hours
- Ultra Trail 84k - 14 hours
- Mourne Way Marathon - 8 hours
- Mourne Way Half Marathon - 6 hours
Bus to Start Line
All participants for the half marathon must use the buses departing at 13:00 to get from the registration area to the start line. There will be no individual access to the start line.
From registration at Kilbroney Park, all participants (except the ultra runners) will be transported to their start lines by bus.
There will be aid stations evenly spread across all the courses. The locations of the aid stations are marked on the course routes:
Safety and Medical Support
There will be a dedicated mountain Check Point Crew located along the course at strategic point who will monitor and record both your progress and your physical and mental state. If you require medical attention one of the private paramedics to your location if appropriate. The team will be there if you need them.
Competitors for the 168k will require support crews for the first half of this event. Their role will be to meet their competitor(s) at designated points in the event to offer food, water, clothing, moral support etc. It is also encouraged that no more than one of the support crew accompany their competitor in the hours of darkness during first lap of the course to assist with navigating in the dark. It will be waymarked but at some point for everyone it will be dark. From 6am on day 2 all support crews will stand down and make their way to the 2nd lap turn around point in Newcastle.
All participants for all distances must be aged 18 or over to take part.