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Storming The Castle
August 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Storming The Castle 2019
This is a fantastic, fast, flat course with potential for securing ‘personal bests’. Starting at Carrickfergus Amphitheatre, it encompasses the picturesque promenade along the Marine Highway and waterfront areas, overlooking the world class marina and views of Belfast Lough before finishing at the impressive 12th Century Norman Castle near Carrickfergus Town centre.
There will be pacers for the following 40, 45. 50, 55, 60 and 70 minutes and a tail runner.
A popular race for all running abilities from serious competitors, club athletes and joggers, to those simply wanting to keep fit or run for their chosen charity.
Entries must be 15 years of age or over on the event day.
Special Offer for first 200 registrations £12.
Early bird rates will apply until midnight 30th June – £14 for affiliated and non-affiliated £16. Thereafter the fees will be £16 for affiliated and non-affiliated £18.
Last year record numbers ran Storming the Castle 10K Road Race and its fully expect to sell out again in 2019. Numbers will be capped at 1,000, so if you want to secure your place to avoid disappointment – book now!
The race is part of the Novosco 10K Grand Prix Series.
Kids fun run Chase the Knight:
There is also a medieval themed Fun Run and Junior Race for children at the Amphitheatre Leisure Centre. The 1K fun Run is for 4-9 year olds and starts at 1PM. The 2K junior Race is for 10-14 year olds at 1.20pm.
All children will receive a bespoke medal.
Entry fee £2 per child.
Toilets, changing and shower facilities are available in the Amphitheatre. Refreshments for participating athletes will be available in Shaftesbury Park a short walk from the finish line. Marshals will direct race finishers after they receive their medal and water to Shaftesbury Park.
Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female. Also age category prizes.
Prizes to be presented by the Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Council at Shaftesbury Park following the finish of the race at approximately 3.30pm.
Book online at Athletics NI