THE ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON

The P&O Ferries Antrim Coast Half Marathon course is both flat and fast and offers the best of town and coastal running. 

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WELCOME

ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON

12th September 2020

START TIME: 10:00 AM

Welcome to the new Antrim Coast Half Marathon hosted by Larne AC.

The redesigned P&O Ferries Antrim Coast Half Marathon (formerly Larne Half Marathon) course promises to be one of the flattest and fastest in the UK & Ireland, taking in many prominent landmarks & stunning scenery along the route.

In 2020 Larne AC are delighted to announce the addition of one of the finest International fields ever assembled on these shores. To date, no fewer than 7 Olympic finalists have confirmed entry in the elite race, in addition to International teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Starting at the Chaine Memorial tower built in 1888, the course sweeps through Larne town before moving onto the iconic Antrim Coast Road. The coasts stunning landscape was recognised by the makers of HBO’s Game of Thrones, who used the area extensively as one of their filming locations.

Turning homeward at Ballygally Castle the course offers one of the fastest finishes to any road race.

In addition to the confirmed World Class field & fast course the total prize fund has quadrupled with over £10k prize money on offer, with the local prize fund having doubled from last year.

Wheelchair entries

We welcome Wheelchair Entries - as the Antrim Coast Half Marathon is one of the most flat half marathons in the UK & Ireland we aim to be one of the best Wheelchair races on the islands.

Please the Entry Registration Form to enter, and if you have any additional requirements please contact us.

2020 Route Video

THE RACE

The Antrim Coast Half Marathon course is both flat and fast and offers the best of town and coastal running.

THE ANTRIM COAST

The stunning Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland is world renowned for its exceptional scenic beauty and character.

VOLUNTEER

We have various roles for volunteers in the Antrim Coast Half Marathon. Get in touch and get involved!

ELITE ATHLETES

7 Olympic finalists have confirmed entry in the elite race.

The following elite athletes are confirmed to compete in the elite event to date:

KATE REED

KEVIN SEAWARD

GEMMA STEEL

NICK McCORMICK

TOMMY HUGHES

GARY O'HANLON

JO PAVEY

SCOTT OVERALL

ELITE UK & IRELAND

NON OPEN UK & IRELAND

ALL COMERS RECORD

PRIZE MONEY

10k prize money on offer
Total prize fund quadrupled from last year
Local prize fund has doubled

Larne Football Club is offering any competitor who runs the Half Marathon on the day one free pint. To receive a free pint simply show competitors bib at the 1889 Club before or during the Larne v Coleraine Game on the 21st March, immediately after the race.


CURRAN COURT HOTEL

Race Hotel and official partner to the Antrim Coast Half Marathon.

Email Glenn directly for promotional rate.

AFTER PARTY TICKETS

Enjoy a night’s ‘Celebration of Sport’ with the International Olympians, Elite competitors, The Running Channel and other prominent sporting figures from the province.

There are 200 tickets available in total with a limit of 4 ticket purchases per person.

Tony Hadley ex frontman of Spandau Ballet has headlined Live Aid & Band Aid, and will now be headlining The Antrim Coast Half Marathon After Party.

Local favourite DJ Mark Dobbin will be providing additional music on the night.

COMPETITORS TEE SHIRTS

If you enter the race before 31st January you will receive a free Competitors' Tee Shirt.

You can purchase an authentic Antrim Coast Half Marathon 2020 'Express' Competitors' Tee if you have missed the deadline date.

The T-Shirts are also ideal as a souvenir of the event, or if you would like additional Tee Shirts to add to your free Entrants Tee.

Your Tee will be shipped the week of the race.

20% discount until 31st August 2020. Use code RUN20 at checkout.

ENTRY REGISTRATION

Entries are open for the race until 7th March 2020.

Feedback

We'd love to hear your feedback about the Antrim Coast Half Marathon .

Sponsors

We are pleased to be sponsored by a number of businesses for the 2020 Half Marathon.

WIN AFTER PARTY TICKETS

Prize giveaway for 2 lucky winners plus guest, on the evening exclusively with the Larne Times.

To be in with a chance of attending the evening simply join one of the social media platforms of the event between now and close of entry on 7th March (winners must be over 18).

Previous Half Marathon (Larne Half Marathon)

Meet the Elite Athlete taking part in the 2020 Half Marathon.

P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon Coronavirus Update 

Please read the following Press Releases regarding the 2020 Race & Coronavirus requirements.

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