ABOUT THE RACE

ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON

THE RACE

Since 1993

Larne Athletic club was established in 1988 and has been hosting a half marathon since 1993.

Over the years this event has been altered and changed. This has been always with the aim of improving the runners

experience, and showcasing the best of the local area.

The latest reincarnation, the P&O Ferries Antrim Coast Half Marathon, will be held on 12th September 2020; with the route adjusted to what promises to be one of the fastest and most exciting half marathons in Ireland.

ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON

FLAT & FAST COURSE

Course Conditions

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

The redesigned course promises to be one of the flattest and fastest in the UK & Ireland, taking in many prominent landmarks along the route.

Pacemakers:

1hr 30 min

Davy Clarke

1hr 45 min

John Agnew & Karl Dines

2hrs

Thomas Craig

ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON

THE COURSE ROUTE

Scenic Route

Starting at the Chaine Memorial tower built in 1888, the course sweeps through Larne town before moving onto the iconic Antrim Coast Road.

Voted on Lonely Planet as ‘One of the top 5 greatest drives on earth’, Antrim Coast has been a scenic attraction for both locals and tourists.

The stunning landscape of the Antrim Coast 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.

STARTING/FINISHING POINT

P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon Coronavirus Update 

The latest Coronavirus Update from the P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon Committee.

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