Blarney - Stone Mad Half Marathon 2021

Sunday 31st October 2021

Event Details

Blarney GAA & Camogie Club are pleased to introduce a new race to the calendar for 2021. The “Stone Mad Half Marathon” 2021 will take place on the 31st of October at 9:30am. With help from our friends in Blarney-Inniscarra Athletics Club and Blarney Healthy Club we are delighted to host a Half Marathon in Blarney once again.

Starting on the Waterloo Road the course will take you on an initial lap of Blarney Village allowing runners to rapidly settle into the race, before returning back to the Waterloo Road where you will follow an out and back route to Rathduff Cross along the path of the River Martin. There will be chip timing and prize categories in each age group and overall winners.

Before proceeding please, note that you are entering the 2021 Stone Mad Half Marathon (21.1km/13.1 miles). The minimum age on race day is 18. Entrants should be capable of completing a half marathon in under 3 hours. This is to ensure full safety measures will be effective.

3 hr Limit - People entering the race will need to know that they are capable of completing the race in under 3 hours

Entry Prices:

Standard entry:

€30.00              Entry Fee Transferable until 15th October. A waiting list will be in operation. 

Covid-19 Safety Measures Summary
We will continue to follow the advice and current guidelines provided by the HSE and the governing bodies for our sport. This is a highly dynamic situation and we will continually adapt and adjust our event plans as appropriate. Full details of the measures required to enable us to host a Covid secure event and to ensure the safety of everyone involved, will be confirmed closer to race day. Please rest assured we are continually working behind the scenes to deliver a safe and well overdue amazing experience for our runners in 2021.

It is impossible to have a rule for every conceivable situation related to COVID-19 and your ability to attend on Race Day. If you are unable to attend on Race Day due to personal circumstances (e.g., local lockdown, quarantine, self-isolation etc), providing you retain a valid entry to the event, you may submit a time virtually, covering at least the race distance between 29th of October to the 14th of November for the “Stone Mad Half Marathon”. (Virtual time results will be posted on the event Facebook page but will not appear on race day results list nor be eligible for race day prize fund)

Please contact if you are unable to attend on race day. We will then provide you with more details on how to submit your race data. 

Some of the Measures we may take depending on guidance closer to the time of race are as follows;

-10 x 50 - Race Limited to 500 participants broken up into 10 Waves of 50 runners each, based on estimated finish time. Runners will each have a start location which are 2 meters apart.

- Participants will be required to wear face coverings in specific areas. This will be communicated later in race brief.

- Athletics Ireland Certificate No: 21/072

Entry Options - Age 18 & over on Sun 31 Oct 2021
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Refund Policy

You agree that for the Blarney GAA & Camogie Club Stone Mad Half Marathon 2021, entries are NON refundable 

You acknowledge that we may need to delay or cancel the Event if we consider this is necessary, including if we believe the conditions on the day of the Event are unsafe. Entry fee’s (excluding processing fee’s) shall be refunded if the event is cancelled prior to October 17th 2021

If the Event is delayed or cancelled or if you withdraw for any reason:

- we will not provide any refund of your entry fee; and 

- we shall have no liability for any costs, expenses or losses of any kind incurred by you in connection with the Event including without limitation your accommodation and travel to the Event. 

FULL refund will be given (excluding admin fees) in event of the event having to be cancelled due to Government Guidelines / or the HSE relating to COVID - 19 

Sun 31 Oct 2021
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