Nikon D3300 Photo #16 Le Cheile - Royal Canal Summer Marathon - June 2014

This is a photograph from the Leixlip Le Cheile AC Royal Canal Trail Marathon Summer 2014 was held on the beautiful banks of the Royal Canal from Moyvalley, Co. Kildare to Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland on Saturday 21st of June 2014 at 13:00, the day of the Summer Solstice. The race started at Furey's Pub in Moyvalley and proceeded westwards to Blackshade bridge where the race turned around and then the route was directly back to Leixlip. The running route followed the Royal Canal Way. The race finished at Leixlip Amenities Center (outside on the road). The marathon follows on from the Le Cheile AC midnight marathon which was held earlier in day starting at midnight on 21st June. In total 22 people took part in the event in which all runners must be fully self supported. It was a beautiful day for a trail marathon. The Royal Canal bank looked wonderful in the warm summer sunshine. There are some nice numbers for the race today. 26.2 miles, 2 counties, 5 traversals in and out of Mea...

Technical Details

Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro Canon-ef
1/800 s
95 mm
200 ISO