26 August 2018 » 26 August 2018
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 the 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.
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.
Lost and Found:
Will be located at in Shaftesbury Park at the Seapark AC, gazebo.
Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male/female and first male/female by age category.
Prizes will be presented by a representative 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 the day’s events. These will be posted to the Storming the Castle Facebook page. Please note these will be used for future publicity materials.
Route not suitable for wheelchairs due to high kerbs and narrow footpath throughout the course.
For further information please contact Andrew Smyth on 07969031570 or via email: email@example.com