Please note our free minibus service from Belfast to the Event Centre is now FULL for the 2023 event and we are no longer taking new bookings.
For teams needing a lift to the event centre we provide a free minibus service to/from the event centre. Seats can be booked on a first come first served basis.
A minibus leaves the Belfast Europa bus station, (front entrance) at approx. 20:30 on Friday evening to take people via Newcastle and anywhere near to the Event Centre. This year the event centre is Tollymore National Outdoor Centre and accommodation can be booked directly with them.
The bus returns to Belfast (Europa) on Sunday afternoon leaving the event centre at approximately 15.30. Any competitor wishing to avail of any part of this service should fill out the request form below.
You will receive pick up time confirmation by email, one week before the event.
Parking is free in the Tollymore Forest Park car park approx 1.5km from the Event Centre. Shuttle busses will take competitors from there to the Event Centre. For the Score Class teams on Saturday, a shuttle bus will return them from their finish at the campsite to the car park from 15:30 onwards.
The car park is not secured and competitors use it at their own risk. Neither the Mourne Mountain Marathon nor the event centre’s owners accept any liability for competitors’ vehicles or their contents.
The 2023 Event Centre is Tollymore National Outdoor Centre. B&B accommodation for the Friday night can be booked directly with them.
Camping is available in the Tollymore Forest Park campsite. To make a booking see NI Direct website or call Forestry Service on +44 (0)2843721269. The campsite is near to the carpark we are using for the event.
There are a number of hostels and B&Bs in the Mourne area.
Check out the websites below for more information:
MSR Isopro Gas for stoves will be available on the Saturday morning at the event centre. You need to pre-order your gas canisters in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Payment of £5 per gas canister (110g) will be taken in CASH ONLY, when you pick up your order. We have limited stock so only ONE cannister per team please.