5K - Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - 7.30pm
3K - Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - 6.50pm
Location of Queen's Sport on Google Maps
Race Pack collection will be available from Queen's Sport on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd April, between 6pm - 8pm, and from 2pm on race day (Wednesday 3rd April).
The route is the same as in previous years and has been officially measured by AthleticsNI. The course has been measured along the left hand side of the road, not the footpath; athletes must keep to the road to ensure they complete the full 5000m distance. The start of the race is located along the Annadale Embankment close to the King’s Bridge. Athletes must complete 2¾ laps of the course before finishing alongside the entrance to the Queen's Sport carpark. Each lap is approximately 1.8km long.
5K & 3K race entries (There will be no entries taken on the night for either race)
Online entries will be acknowledged by a return email giving race number. Race number and chip timing can be claimed by presenting acknowledgement at the Main Hall at Queen's Sport from 3pm on race day. There will be separate areas for those who have pre-registered. There will be no entries taken on the night for either race.
Start and Finish
Both races will start from the Annadale Embankment and participants are asked to be at the start line at least 10 minutes beforehand for a race briefing. Both races will finish at the entrance of Queen's Sport car park, those taking part in the 3K are asked to move from the finish line and course into Queen's Sport car park to allow the 5K race to start on time.
Parking/Toilets & Changing
The Queen's Sport car park will be available free of charge on the night of the race however last entrance to the car park will be at 6:15pm and the car park will remain closed until after the 5K race (approx. 8:15pm). Alternative parking is available at the bottom of Stranmillis Road, Main Library car park at the University. Toilets and changing facilities will also be available in Queen's Sport.
Children are encouraged to take part in the both races however any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
The prizes will be presented to the winners of both races (male, female and junior) at the presentation area in the Queen's Sport car park at the end of each race. All other prizes will be posted out following confirmation of all race results.
Refreshments will also be available for all athletes in the main hall of Queen's Sport from 8:30pm
Results will be available on the website on the day of the race.