Monaghan Phoenix Marathon Festival 2019

Saturday 28th September 2019

Monaghan: Monaghan, Monaghan, Ireland

Running, Distance running, Marathon


  • Back to Back Marathon (Sat 28th and Sun 29th Sept 2019) - Back to Back Marathon
  • Full Marathon (Sunday 29th September 2019) - Individual Age group/open
  • Half-marathon (Sunday 29th September 2019) - Individual Age group/open
  • 10k Run (Sat 28th September 2019) - Individual Age group/open


Following on from the success of the last four years, the Fifth running of the Monaghan Phoenix Marathon Festival in 2019 will be even bigger and better.

  • Open to all – But numbers limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Considered the best value Marathon in Ireland.
  • Athletics Association of Ireland Permit and Measured Course
  • Refreshments before, during and after the race.
  • Changing facilities and showers.
  • Entertainment and surprises along the route.
  • Part of Monaghan County Athletics Board Distance League (Half Marathon)
  • Course will be around Monaghan Town, Ulster Greenway Canal Path and Rossmore Forest Trails.
  • Miles of Smiles in the land of little hills

The event is organised by Monaghan Phoenix Athletic Club.  Monaghan Phoenix is one of the oldest clubs in Monaghan, and caters for runners of all abilities and all ages.  All proceeds from the events goes back into the Juvenile section of the club to assist in building and support athletics for juveniles and juniors.


  • There is a time limit fo 6:30 for all our marathon runs.
  • No race number swaps available
  • No registration on the day of the event, and online entries only


Event details and schedule

Saturday 28th September and Sunday 29th September

Back to Back marathon

Saturday 28th September

10k run

Sunday 29th September

Full Marathon

Sunday 29th September

Half Marathon

All events will start and finish at Monaghan United Grounds in Gortakeegan, Monaghan.  

Start times:

Saturday:  9:15 am (to be confirmed)

Sunday:  9:15 am (to be confirmed)

Times are subject to change, however any changes will be communicated to all entrants.

Organised by

Monaghan Phoenix AC

Monaghan, Monaghan

Phone: 0879370419

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