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The Manx Mountain Marathon and The Half Manx Mountain Marathon

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Saturday 3rd April 2021

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Wednesday 6th May 2020
Entries Close
Tuesday 30th March 2021 at 20:00
Entries so Far
264 Participants
Entry Fees
Marathon (50.5km)   £25.00   
Half Marathon (22km)   £15.00   
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Event Organiser - Richie Stevenson

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Our 50th Anniversary race in 2020 was cancelled due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. We therefore intend to celebrate our Anniversary in 2021, instead. Many of the 2020 entrants defered their entry to 2021, so places will be limited. Join us on what will be a fantastic day, celebrating fell racing on the Isle of Man for over half a century.

Please note that the deadline for getting a souvenir T-Shirt is midnight 7th March 2021. Entries after this date will receive a medal and pint, but no t-shirt. We need to get the order in! You also now have the choice to opt out of receiving a T-shirt and instead Manx Fell Runners will make a donation to Ardwhallan Outdoor Centre, on the island, who will use the money to plant a tree instead - simply choose 'plant me a tree' in the T-shirt size menu.

If you are coming by ferry, make sure you book via the link below as the SteamPacket has event specific offers.

The full marathon route is a point to point race from Ramsey in the North to Port Erin in the South, with the half marathon starting in St Johns and following the second part of the route. It is NOT, as the name suggests, a navigation 'Mountain Marathon' (such as the LAMM and OMM). The name is the traditional title from 1970, when the race was first contested.

There is a limited option for bag drops. Some check points provide water and the mid way check point at St John's will provide food - see website for details.

There will be post race massage available for donations.

Distance – 50.5km (Marathon) 22km (Half Marathon)

Ascent – 2600m (Marathon)  800m (Half Marathon)

Category – A/Superlong (Marathon), B/Long (Half Marathon)

Start –  Marathon: Market Place, Ramsey (GR. 453943) 8am

             Half Marathon: Slieau Whallian back road (GR.277815, short walk from registration area) 1pm

Teams - To consist of 3 or 4 runners with the best 3 to count. Winners will be determined by aggregate time of best 3 runners.

Transport will be provided from Port Erin, Douglas and Laxey to the start in Ramsey. If needed, you will be given the option to sign up for transport in March, when you hopeully know where you will be staying.

Both races finish at the Bradda Glen Restaurant in Port Erin, where there will be food and drinks. Race entrants can buy a meal in advance at the discounted rate of £5.00, or buy a meal on the day for the usual price of £10.00. The food is served carvery style, with a good mix of hot and cold options. Vegan, vegetarian and meat based dishes are available. You will be given the option to buy a meal on the next page. This is also the venue for the prize giving which will be held between 5:30pm and 6:30pm.

Full and Half MMM runners will receive a commemorative T-shirt*, a bespoke finishers medal and a pint of Bushy's ale as part of the entry fee. (*T-shirt only if entry is before the 7th March )

Further details of both races can be found on the website.

Details of ferry deals can be found here.

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