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FAQ - 2023

When do entries open for the event?

Entries for the Waterford Viking Marathon will open on Friday the 4th of November 2022

Where do I sign up?

Registration will open on Friday 4th of November

What date and where is the event taking place?

The Waterford Viking Marathon takes place  on Sunday the 25th of June 2023 @ 9am in Waterford City.  If you are doing the Virtual Event You can chose to run any time between the 23rd to the 25th of June 2023

What distances are available?

 We have a Quarter ,Half and full marathon event. Walk, Jog, Run - it's up to you!

What time does the event start?

The Event starts at 9am . However in the virtual you can choose your own start time between 12.01am on June 24th to midnight on June 26th  

How do I enter?

Registration Opens Friday the 4th of November 2022 

What is the minimum age to enter the event?

The minimum age to register for the event is 18 years of age.

What are the qualification requirements?

There are no qualification requirements to take part in the event.   We do recommend that you consult with your GP in advance of undertaking the challenge to ensure you are fit enough to take part and this event poses no risk to your health.

Do I have to raise money for charity or a cause?

Our Charity Partner for 2023 is The Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind , however there is no obligation to raise money for a charity but, If you wish to raise money for a charity you are more than welcome, and we can add the charity story to our site if you send us the logo and details.

Is there a bag drop facility?

Yes , bag drop facility.

Will there be showers at the finish line?

No shower facilities at the finish line.

Will my Race Pack be posted to me or will I need to pick it up and if so where?

When registering you can choose to pay extra for postage of race pack otherwise you can collect race pack ( you will receive an email to confirm details)

Can I get a refund or Transfer my registration?

Strictly no refunds or transfer of registration as stated in terms and conditions.

What Times do the Full, Half & Quarter Marathon Start at?

All events will start at 9am sharp.

Can walkers register and take part and if so what time do they start?

Yes walkers are very welcome and they will start @8.30am

Will there be toilets at the start & finish line?


Is there parking ?

The start and the finish line are a 15 min walk apart, there is amble parking along the Quay & Waterside.

 Is there an Early Bird registration and if so when does it end?

1st of June 2023

What is the cut off date for postal?

1st of June 2023

Does Virtual Registration close earlier than other events?

Yes to facilitate postal, virtual registration closes on the 1st of June 2023

When is last day for postal registration?

If you wish to have your race pack posted to you  must register before the 1st of June from that date on all race packs will need to be collected from 2 Grattan Quay. Date & times to be confirmed.

What date and where is the event taking place?

The Waterford Viking Marathon takes place  on Sunday the 25 of June 2023 @ 9am from The Mall in Waterford City. 

Walkers & wheelchair participants will start at 8.30.

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