The Mourne Mountain Marathon is a voluntary non-profit organisation which relies on the help and good will of many people. We would like to acknowledge and thank them for their generous support as follows:
Steven Linton – for additional course planning advice and planning assistance and liaison with Harvey Maps.
Vincent McAlinden – without whom we would never have got this event off the ground in Rostrevor. Vince worked tirelessly over the months to help with access to the hills and in making sure we had EVERYTHING we could possibly need at the Killowen OEC.
The staff and management of Killowen OEC for looking after us at this superb venue,
Course Setting – Gareth McKeown, Terry McQueen, Steve Linton,
Registration Team – Pat Scovell, John Kenny, Lois Kenny, Helen Shields, Irene Bankhead, Angela Collins, Sharon Stuart, Dorothy, Barbara Burtenshaw.
Marshals & Control Collection – Pauline O’Hara, Alison McQueen, Kerry Hall, Kathleen Monteverde, Gerry Kingston, John McBride, Ian Stewart, Alan &Andrew Elwood, Ricky Cowan, John Trainor, Alex McClenaghan, Roisin Mallon, Brendan O’Hare, Phil Hodge and Denise O’Hagan.
Event Centre and Campsite Assistants, Start & Finish team, carparking etc – Barbara & Nigel Foley-Fisher, Colin Smith, Brian O’Neill, Jim Duffy, Eugene McCann, Pat Scovell & Alison McQueen, Marty McVeigh, Paul Rodgers
Medics – Dr Peter Howie and Richard Middleton (St John Ambulance).
Farmers – Nial and Kevin McGivern for the use of their fields for Start and Finish (and the entertaining livestock) and Sean Fitzpatrick for the superb campsite in a stunning location.
And a general word of thanks to the farmers and landowners of the Western Mournes for their hospitality and support.
Harvey Mapping – for their support with use of the map in planning and their generous donation of 40 maps.
Sponsors – Lowe Alpine UK and Jackson Sports – for their continued and generous sponsorship and support – especially Deon Jackson for coming along at the weekend and Down District Council.
Forestry NI for accommodating access to Rostrevor Forest Park
With thanks from the Committee – Jim Brown, Terry McQueen, Mark Pruzina, Kerry Hall, Frank Morgan, Gerry McAlinden and Paddy Mallon.