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COURSE DETAILS for Scotland course no: 18/269

Course Name St Magnus Marathon 
Race Name St Magnus Marathon 
Distance 26.2 Miles 
Measured By Mike Burns, Grade: 1 
Measured On 25 May 2018 
Race Type road 
Terrain Undulating, with a testing hill at 1.5 miles after the start and a number of further hills in the final few miles 
Surface Town streets for the first mile, then all country roads. Short section of rough farm track 500 yards just before 26 mile mark. 
Configuration Point to point 
Section of Road First mile in Kirkwall, full width of road. Then until just short of 1 mile, pavement and cycle track. Final 25 miles all on road, except on A965, where pavements are available.When using the road, runners should keep to the right hand side facing oncomi 
Right Turns Runners to keep to the right-hand side of road. 
Grid Ref of Start OS GRID REF: HY448108
View in Streetmap: 3448001010800
File Reference  

Race Director: To renew this certificate for a new race date go to the renewal page.

Certificates of Course Accuracy have been issued for the following races using the above course:
Course Name = St Magnus Marathon

Race (with web
site link if supplied )

County Organiser
(race director)
Organisation Certificate
Issued on
Date of
St Magnus Marathon NorthSCO Alan Manzie Birsay Community Hall  27 May 2018  1 Jul 2018 
St Magnus Marathon NorthSCO Norman Shearer Birsay Community Association  22 Apr 2019  7 Jul 2019 

Course Measurement Report

A report of this course measurement will have been sent by the measurer to the first race director shortly after the measurement date. This should be consulted to check the exact details of the certified course whenever the course is used . It is suggested that runners and officials requiring these details approach the race director in the first instance. A copy of this report has also been filed by the Course Measurement Secretary, and can be scanned and sent to runners, officials, or race directors on request .

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