Oakland Causeway Challenge - Full Marathon

Raising much needed funds for an amazing local charity

Our annual More Than A Marathon Event in aid of Headway Ballymena is scheduled for Saturday 3rd August 2019. Following 3 successful years we are determined to make this bigger and better each year. Come along and be part of a miraculous day in aid of a wonderful local charity. See the links for full information on the Oakland Insurance Causeway Challenge.

Full Marathon - 26.9 Miles

Corrymeela, Ballycastle to East Strand, Portrush

Your journey begins at the Corrymeela Visitor’s Centre, where you follow the signs out of Ballycastle onto the Causeway Coastal Route. As you take in the beautiful surroundings, by-pass Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and make your way to Dunseverick Castle, the route will lead you through various terrain, past the top of the Shepherd’s Steps and onto the Coastal route to Portballintrae. The breeze in this coastal town will set you up for the uphill jog away from Ballycastle as you take to the road and head for the Whiterocks beach, where the finish line will soon be in sight. Once you catch your breath and smile for a photo, it is off to the Watersports Centre where you can grab a bite to eat and a rub down from a wonderful massuese.

Key Facts

Distance: 26.9

Terrain: Off/On Road, Rocks, Sand and Steps

Start Location: Corrymeela, Ballycastle

Start Time: 08:30

Finish Location: East Strand, Portrush

Fastest Time To Date: 3:16:06

2019 Finishers List: Click here

Come and join us

Participant Information Poster (printable) Headway Sponsorship Form Electronic Entry Form

Pay your entry fee/make a donation

Entry fees for 2019:
£30 (full Marathon)

To Get In Touch regarding this event please email info@oaklandinsurance.co.uk or contact us through Facebook.

Past Events

Take a look at the pictures of past years marathon events that raised some much needed awareness of the charity Headway.

2017 finishers times: Click here


Have a listen to our Q Radio interview with Operations Manager Lynette Coomber regarding the 2016 Marathon along the Causeway Coast.

Radio Interview 1 Radio Interview 2 Radio Interview 3 Video 1