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Waterford Viking Marathon is back for the 12th year delivering the best historic and scenic race Ireland has to offer

On the 23rd of June 2024, lace up your running shoes and step into history for a journey through time in the heart of Ireland's oldest city, Waterford. Founded by the Vikings in 914 AD, Waterford is a living testament to centuries of culture, heritage, and adventures like the Viking Marathon.

As you tackle the full marathon, half marathon, or quarter along the streets of this historic city, you'll follow in the footsteps of the Vikings who once roamed these very roads. Runners will pass by remarkable landmarks such as Reginald's Tower, a sentinel of the past, and immerse themselves in the medieval wonders of Waterford's Viking Triangle. Every stride takes you closer to the secrets of the past and the vibrant present of this unique city.

But it's not just history that will leave you breathless; it's the breathtaking views of the River Suir as you journey along the Greenway, a scenic route that showcases the stunning natural beauty of the region. The lush surroundings are a testament to the ancient charm and timeless allure of Waterford.

For those of you embarking on the full marathon, a magnificent treat awaits you amidst the splendid grounds of Mount Congreve House, home to one of "The Great Gardens of the World". Along this path, you'll traverse through living history, surrounded by lush botanical wonders that have delighted generations.

With every step, you'll connect with the essence of Waterford, where the past meets the present, and the excitement of the race blends seamlessly with the wonder of exploration. So, whether you're tackling the full marathon, half marathon, or the quarter, prepare to be captivated by the rich tapestry of culture and nature that only Waterford can offer. Join us for a run like no other, where history, beauty, and adventure converge to create an unforgettable race day experience.

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