Boston Scientific Half Marathon 2020

Registration OPEN for BSHM 2020

This Classic event takes place in Clonmel on Sunday 30th August 2020 at 10 am 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! remember it was sold out last year.

This year your race number and pins will be posted out to you in the week of the race.

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 the 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 2020, 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 Gibson McCarthy in 2016

More useful details:

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.

Car Parking

Plenty of parking at the Race Headquarters

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 16th August, after that date any athlete that registers can collect their number and pins at the Race Headquarters on Saturday 22nd August from 2 to 5pm and on Sunday 23rd 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

Contact For additional information on the race please contact Niall at 086 1660888 or by email at [email protected]