HOLY ISLAND MARATHON
2024

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Holy Island Marathon

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Saturday 18th May 2024

Entries Open
Friday 5th January 2024 at 18:00
Entries Close
Wednesday 31st January 2024 at 23:00
Entry Fees

£65 Affiliated (includes TRA contribution)
£70 Unaffiliated

Contact
Event Organiser - Jeremy Nelson
Phone
07944 878 272

The Route

Race details and joining pack will be sent out April 2024 this includes information for any supporters to follow your journey.

Safety and Rules

Please ensure you state a reasonably accurate estimated finish time on your entry. We need to cross check this data with the Causeway opening times to ensure all runners can reach the island safely.  

This is a running race not a walk, any person found to be walking for an unreasonable amount of time will be disqualified from the event. Please note if you are caught by the sweeper and they believe that you are falling behind the cut off they will ask you to drop out the race at the next checkpoint.  

Please note the route to the Island is the Pilgrims causeway and is marked, any runner using the Southern Low Bridge or the road will be disqualified. (we do not have permission to use the road bridge from the Highways Agency. The Causeway Marshall has the last say there will be no negotiations. Yes your feet will get wet!

We have transport available to take runners back to the start point if you are unsupported on the day. This must be declared a month before the race to ensure we have the appropriate transport in place.

All finishers will receive a race medal and a goodie bag.  

PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE 2 START TIMES 

  • START 1 10.30 FOR RUNNERS ANTICIPATING 5-6 HOURS
  • START 2 11.30 FOR ALL OTHER RUNNERS 

Race cut off is 6 Hours.

UKAthletics registered Athletes includes UKA registered clubs (if your an affiliated athlete)

  • Scottish Athletics
  • Welsh Athletics
  • England Athletics
  • Athletics Northern Ireland
  • TRA (Trail Running Association)
  • ITRA

Minimum age is 18 years old on the day of the event. 

Please note this race is not open to walkers, runners only.

View the Event Disclaimer / Terms and Conditions.

View the Event Cancellation / Refund Policy.

This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.


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Event Location:
Lower Burnmouth, Scottish Borders
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