Boston Scientific Half Marathon 2020

Clonmel, IE

This Classic event takes place in Clonmel on Sunday 30th August 2020 at 10am and athletes will run on an enjoyable, scenic route that takes in the country and urban areas of Clonmel.

Clonmel Athletic Club are delighted to have Boston Scientific as our main sponsors for the 11th consecutive year.  This year's race is limited to 1000 entrants & offers great value for money, for the fee you get race entry, chip timing, Performance T-Shirt, souvenir medal, water & fruit at finish line plus complementary post race refreshments which include tea, coffee, sandwiches, buns, biscuits etc served with the great Clonmel AC hospitality!
We will also have a DJ at the finish blasting out tunes to help motivate you on the last 100m, adding to the atmosphere for athletes & spectators alike. 

We provide small water bottles at our 4 water stations throughout the course & give a choice of 4 Pacers if anyone wants company to achieve their target. At Clonmel AC we want to make the 13.1 miles as enjoyable an experience as possible & with the help of our 100+ volunteers we're there to give you a big welcome & encourage you all the way. We even have a team of Physios at the finish ready to give you a complementary massage to relieve your aching muscles.

As well as establishing itself as a PB Half Marathon course we're happy to say it's also earned a reputation as a great course for a beginners Half Marathon. Clonmel AC host this event in an atmosphere of friendship & we're there to encourage & support everyone to achieve their goal every step of the way. This year the course will remain open for a maximum of  3hrs.

The Boston Scientific Half Marathon 2017 and 2018 was voted the best Half Marathon in Munster by the Running in Munster website. This year we are once again allowing athletes to defer their entry to 2021, but this option closes on Friday 31st July.

With less than 10 weeks from Boston Scientific Half Marathon to the Dublin Marathon it's the perfect addition to the marathon training plan to establish your condition in the lead up Dublin.


As well as a prize fund of over €2500, we  offer a Bonus Prize for Course Record.  
€250 for breaking Men's course record 67:14 held by Kevin Maunsell in 2018.
€250 for breaking Women's course record 75:08 held by Claire Gibbson McCarthy in 2016

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Start and Finish
The race starts on the N28 approx 1km from Race Headquarters while the finish is at the Race Headquarters, the Clonmel LIT complex. 

Registration and Race Number Pick up

Online Registration will remain open until the 1000 limit is reached and that can be up to 9 am on race day. Race numbers will be posted out to all athletes Registered by the 20th August, after that date any athlete that registers can receive their number at the Race Headquarters on Saturday 29th August from 2 to 5pm and on Sunday 30th August from 8.00am to 9.00am. The race T Shirt and packs will be distributed at the Finish Line.

Post Race Celebration
Why not join everyone afterwards at race headquarters for the Post race Refreshments where Physio treatment for those tired limbs will also be available.

Timing and Finish Line Services
Gun and Chip Start/ Finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by Premier Timing Systems.

For additional information on the race please contact Niall at 086 1660888 or by email at

Prize Structure

There is a total prize fund of over €2500 being given out on race day. The breakdown is a follows...

Senior Men 1st - €300, 2nd - €150, 3rd - €100, 4th - €80, 5th - €70

Senior Ladies 1st - €300, 2nd - €150, 3rd - €100, 4th - €80, 5th - €70

Master Men 1st 0/40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 (€60 EACH) 2nd 0/40, 45, 50, 55 (€50 EACH)

Master Ladies 1st 0/35, 40, 45, 50, 55,60 (€60 EACH) 2nd 0/35, 40, 45, 50 (€50 EACH)

Bonus Prize for Course Record
€250 for breaking Men's course record 67:14 held by Kevin Maunsell in 2018
€250 for breaking Women's course record 75:08 held by Claire Gibbson McCarthy in 2016

Prize giving is scheduled for 12:30 pm at race HQ. If any of the prize winners are not at the presentation of prizes on the race day then they must contact club treasurer Shane Greene (087-7922358) by 20th September to claim their prize otherwise the money will be donated to charity.

PLEASE NOTE: The first 5 men & first five women who cross the finish line get the top prizes, athletes after that will be ranked according to their age category.

When & Where

Aug 30, 2020


10:00 AM

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