The fast two lap course is ran within Larne Town Centre, starting and finishing at Centre Point, Pound Street, Larne.
At 11am runners will make their way down the Main Street towards the picturesque promenade area where there will be stunning views along the sea front. After exiting the promenade, the route veers inland back towards the Town Centre. The route will be well marshalled and sign posted.
A course map is available HERE.
Included with your race entry is:
An Early Bird entry will open on Sat 23rd March at 5pm and will be open until Monday 1st April at 9pm. The early bird entry will be at a discounted rate of £10 for Athletics NI affiliated athletes and £12 for unaffiliated athletes. Entries are made online via www.larne10k.com (HERE). After this date entries fees will increase the standard rate of £15 for Athletics NI affiliated athletes and £17 for unaffiliated athletes.
Standard Entry (after 01/04/2019) is £15 for Athletics NI affiliated athletes and £17 for unaffiliated athletes. Entries will close on Wednesday 4th September 2019 at 9pm or when the race reaches capacity. There will be NO entries taken on the day. Entries are made online via www.larne10k.com (HERE).
Race packs can be collected between 8am and 10:45am on Saturday 9th September (race day) at Centre Point.
The minimum age for entries to the 10k is 15 years of age. The organisers cannot be held responsible for anyone below 15 years of age.
Note: Final race day instructions will be posted on the East Coast AC facebook page on Thursday 5th September 2019.
There will be toilet facilities within the Centre Point building at the start and finish area - athletes may also change in these if required.
Car parking is available within close proximity to Centre Point, with the expansive Riverdale Car Park within 2 minutes walk of Race HQ and Fair Hill car park a similar distance away. Parking within the Centre Point complex will be reserve for Race Team and Emergency Service personnel.
The prize giving will take place at Centre Point at 12:45pm. The cash prizes available are for (male and female prizes in all categories):
No - there is no cut off time, however we would ask that all runners on the course after 1 hour 30 minutes please move to the pavements as the roads may be reopened.
There will be a specified bag drop area in the registration zone. Bags will be labeled with your race number and in order to collect your bag at the end of the race, you must present your race bib again.
Yes - although you have entered online, you must register on the day between 9am and 10:45am in order to collect your race number.
Yes - there will be water stations at 2.5k, 5.5k and 7.5k and at the finish line. Water Stations 1 (2.5k) and 3 (7.5k) will be on the Coastal Promenade, while Water Station 2 (5.5k) will be in the Town Centre. There will also be water at the finish line.
The race will be officially timed by ChampionChip Ireland. Timing chips will be provided along with your race number prior to the race. These chips must be worn at all times - instructions for use will be included in your race pack. It is recommended to put this on as soon as you register to reduce the risk of misplacing the chip.
Yes - the course will be marked at each kilometre.
Yes - as long as this complies with health and safety. Nothing should impair your vision of the road or of traffic on the course, nor should it cause a trip hazard for you or any other competitor.
No - we understand that some runners like to train with headphones, but we will STRICTLY enforce UKA rules on wearing headphones during the race; this is for YOUR own and others safety. The ONLY headphones allowed are the bone conducting (out of ear) headphones ratified by UKA. Anyone wearing headphones other than these on the course will be disqualified.
This can only be allowed if it is transferred prior to Wednesday 4th September 2019 via the official system. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anyone knowingly competing under someone else's name on the race day will be immediately disqualified. Please check your race pack at registration to ensure your details are correct.
Note: If you have registered as an affiliated athlete and transfer your place to someone else before the race, that individual must also be an affiliated athlete; their ANI number will be requested.
No - unfortunately we cannot offer refunds.
Please email email@example.com to ensure your entry has been recorded on our system.
Please speak to the Race Director who will ensure you receive your prize. However, we would encourage everyone to make time to attend the prize-giving.
No - as much as we love animals, they are not permitted on the course. Anyone running with a dog will be disqualified.