25 August 2019 » 25 August 2019
Start Time: 2pm
Special Discounted rate for the first 200 entries!
Celebrating 5 years and still storming – will you join us?
Last year record numbers ran Storming the Castle 10K Road Race and we 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!
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.
Kids fun run Chase the Knight:
Race Pack Collection:
Car Parking: There will be limited car parking at the Amphitheatre but there are a number of other car parks nearby - St Brides Street car park, (De Courcy Centre), Joymount, off the Marine Highway and the Castle car park at the harbour.
Public Transport: The train station is a 5 minute walk from the Amphitheatre visit www.translink.co.uk
There will be pacers for the following 40, 45. 50, 55, 60 and 70 minutes and a tail runner.
Listen to the run briefing which will be 5 minutes prior to the start. Please listen to the instructions of the marshals/PSNI.
Water, First Aid:
A water station will be located on the main A2 Belfast Road (opposite Magowan Tyres / Sloefield Road), and at the finish line.
First aid will be provided by Ambutran. If any entrant needs medical assistance, please seek the help from one of the race marshals immediately.
Toilets / Changing Facilities:
Toilets, changing and shower facilities are available in the Amphitheatre. There are also toilets at the Castle car park close to the finish line.
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.
Carrickfergus Camera Club will be taking photographs throughout the race and post event. These will be posted to the Storming the Castle Facebook page. Please note these will be used for future publicity materials.