Haile Gebrselassie Confirmed to Headline New Antrim Coast Street Mile Road Race in Larne

29 July 2022

Haile Gebrselassie Confirmed to Headline New Antrim Coast Street Mile Road Race in Larne

Get your running shoes at the ready! The countdown to the Antrim Coast Half Marathon is on and for the first time ever an all-new classic street mile race will take place ahead of the main event!

Taking place on Saturday 27 August, renowned Olympic champion Haile Gebrselassie will be taking part in the one-mile street race with other inspirational figures, such as five- time Olympian Jo Pavey and Marathon Olympian Scott Overall.  Runners are being offered the opportunity to pit themselves against the very best in the world with adults and children all being encouraged to sign up!

The kid’s street mile race will commence at 7:30pm, with the adult street mile race starting at 8.00pm. With music and fun-filled entertainment – this is the perfect event to enjoy over the bank holiday weekend!

One of the greatest distance runners of all time Haile Gebrselassie is confirmed in the 1st Antrim Coast Street mile. Joining Haile on the night will be 5 x British Olympian, European Champion, and multiple major championship medallist Jo Pavey.


And British distance star Scott Overall


Any kid’s /adults who wish to run the Street mile with Haile, Jo and Scott can enter via the race website and receive a free 100% recycled sustainable tee shirt and eco medal

Classic Street Mile entry

Classic Street Mile Race - Antrim Coast Half Marathon

Kid’s Street Mile

Kids' Mile Run - Antrim Coast Half Marathon

  • Chip Timing and full road closures on the day.
  • Both runs will be started by the Town Hall clock on Larne Main Street.
  • Kids entry £15 + administration fee
  • Adult entry from £18 + administration fee
  • Kids Street Mile Saturday 27th August 7:30 PM start
  • Adult Street Mile Saturday 27th August 8.00 PM start
  • All participants will receive a 100% recycled sustainable Antrim Coast Half Marathon tee and eco- medal

  • Cash prizes for the top 3 Men and Women