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Eddie Murphy Memorial

BMOH are proud hosts of the one of the most unique marathons in Europe on Sunday 19th November 2017. The event will also include races at ,Half marathon , 30 miles & Double marathon distances,  all on the one mile loop with the infamous heart break hill to be tackled on each lap. This year we have added a Back-to-Back option, with a Race on the Ten-in-Ten Course the day before.


Eddie Murphy

Due to tragic and Ultimately passing of Eddie Murphy , BMOH AC hold a multi marathon event each November in Sixmilebridge in Honor of Eddie which takes place on a unique one mile loop.
For those of us lucky enough to have known Eddie, he represented what endurance running is all about for many of us, Pushing towards new personal running goals while enjoying & making new friendships along the way. Eddie, before his untimely Death in April, 2011, had completed over 45 marathons.


It is a unique marathon on a lovely one mile loop of the village of Sixmilebridge. It’s been a fun and friendly event and it has a legacy of helping to raise funds for Milford Hospice & the local school. Please click on the link below to register. There is also a back to back marathon option 18/19 November. Please note that it is limited to 200 participants.





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  1. Alan Foley

    Good evening. I was just wondering about registration for the Eddie Murphy Marathon on November 17th. Am unable to find it on events .ie. I was lucky enough to participate in the marathon last year and was really hoping to compete in the 30 miler this year. Could you tell me where I can sign up for this very unique race. Yours appreciatly, Alan Foley

    1. admin

      Sorry Alan my mistake, it hasnt actually been posted up yet. ill amend the previous post. keep an eye on the web site and face book page for more update.

  2. Steve Mullin

    HI folks,

    I’m booked for the full on the 17th. Can I check, Would it be possible for me to kick off earlier than noon (can I kick off with the double ???


  3. Peter Neville

    I was proud to run in the ultra marathon last Sunday. I am also writing to thank all the stewards who erged us on each time we passed them. THANKS :). I am Hopi f that you will be able to tell me also where I can get results and any photos of the race.
    Yours in running
    See you next year.
    Peter Neville

  4. Ger Buckley

    Hi folks … contemplating the 30 miler in Nov …. just wondering what the circuit is … out and back 1 miler or just a continuous circuit … how steep is this dreaded heartbreak hill !!

    Cheers , Ger

    1. Admin 2


      The circuit is a loop and the hill is not that steep just slightly repeative


  5. Ger Buckley

    Cheers … time to sign up so 😉

  6. Peter Neville

    Hi lads
    I signed up again this year. For the ultra. I am hoping that u could move me to the half instead. I completed Dublin yesterday. And I need to start again at baby steps. Please let me know.
    Yours in running.
    Peter neville

  7. Michael mc mahon

    hi, is it possible to defer your entry until next year, unfortunately injured
    had entered the 30 miler. if you cant i totally understand.
    michael mc mahon

  8. gerard tully

    Hi how can we enter this years 2015 ultra

    1. Admin 2


      The website is now pointing to the correct link for entry



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