Race Information


Location of QUB PEC on Google Maps

From M2:       From M1:
- Continue onto the M3 - Follow M1 to Stockmans Lane/A55 Belfast
- Take A2 exit toward Newcastle/Belfast - Take Exit 2 from M1
- Turn left onto Middlepath Street      - Continue on A55
- Turn right onto Newtownards Road - Turn Left to Malone Road/B23
- Turn left onto Short Strand/A23       - Continue on B23 to main traffic lights staying in right hand lane
- Turn right onto Ormeau Embankment - Turn Right to Stranmillis Road
- Turn right onto Ormeau Road  - At roundabout take 3 Exit to Stranmillis Embankment
- Turn left onto Stranmillis Embankment   - Entrance to PEC Car park on Left
- Entrance to PEC car park is on the right  


5k & 3k race entries (There will be no entries taken on the night for either race)

 On line 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 in the Physical Education Centre (PEC) 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 to the PEC car park, those taking part in the 3k are asked to move from the finish line and course into the PEC car park to allow the 5k race to start on time.


Parking/Toilets & Changing


The PEC car park will be available free of charge on the night of the race however last entrance to the car park will be at 6:15 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 the centre.


Age Range


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 PEC car park at the end of each race.  Al other prizes will be posted out following confirmation of all race results.


Post-race - Refreshments


Refreshments will also be available for all athletes in the main hall of the PEC from 8:30pm




Results will be available on the web site on the day of the race.