The “Friendly Marathon” ready For 17th Year

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon takes place on Sunday .

The First  Longford Marathon was organised to mark the completion of Longford Man Liam Fenelon’s 100th Marathon. The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon 17th years later is now An AIMS event and a fixture in the Athletics Running calendar and comprises the Streets of Longford 5K, The Longford Half Marathon, The Longford Marathon, a Marathon Team Relay and a 39.3 mile Ultra Marathon.

The tagline for the event is “The Friendly Marathon in the Heart of Ireland”. It is run over a flat course in the very middle of Ireland, running through the 3 counties of Longford, Roscommon and Leitrim.


One of the Organisers Fiona Fenelon previewed the event with Kevin McDermott

Take a listen here: