Antrim Coast Half Marathon Announces Partnership with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies for 2024 Event

Larne, Antrim Coast, Ireland05 July, 2024 – The Antrim Coast Half Marathon is delighted to confirm a new partnership with Terumo BCT, a leading global innovator in blood component, therapeutic apheresis, and cellular technologies, for the 2024 Half Marathon. This collaboration is set to enhance the event experience, highlighting a mutual commitment to health, wellness, and community support.

The Antrim Coast Half Marathon has established itself as a premier running event, drawing thousands of participants from around the world to its scenic coastal route. The partnership with Terumo BCT will bring significant resources and expertise to the event, ensuring an exceptional experience for all involved.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Terumo BCT for the 2024 Antrim Coast Half Marathon,” said Ruth McIlroy, Event Director of the Antrim Coast Half Marathon. “Their global reputation for excellence in healthcare and their commitment to community wellness aligns perfectly with our Vision “Through Running make a positive impact in every Community we touch, Inspiring everyone along the way”.

This partnership will undoubtedly elevate the quality and safety of our event.”

As part of this partnership, Terumo BCT employees are encouraged to participate in the marathon, promoting health and fitness within their organisation and the broader community.

“Partnering with the Antrim Coast Half Marathon is a wonderful opportunity to support this community ,” said Gareth Acheson, Financial Director of Terumo BCT. “We are proud to support an event that encourages healthy living and showcases the beautiful Antrim Coast. We look forward to contributing to a memorable and successful half marathon for all participants.”

The 2024 Antrim Coast Half Marathon will take place on Sunday, August 25, 2024. Participants can look forward to a breathtaking course that winds along the iconic Antrim coastline, providing stunning views and a unique running experience.

Registration for the half marathon is still open, and runners of all skill levels are encouraged to join this celebrated event. For more information and to sign up, please visit

About Terumo BCT:

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies (Terumo BCT) is a medical technology company. Our products, software and services enable customers to collect and prepare blood and cells to help treat challenging diseases and conditions. Our employees worldwide believe in the potential of blood and cells to do even more for patients than they do today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers. Terumo BCT’s customers include blood centers, hospitals, therapeutic apheresis clinics, cell collection and processing organizations, researchers and private medical practices. Our customers are based in over 160 countries across the globe. We have 750+ granted patents, with more than 150 additionally pending. We have global headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado, along with five regional headquarters, seven manufacturing sites and six innovation and development centers across the globe. Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a subsidiary of Terumo Corporation (TSE: 4543), a global leader in medical technology.

About the Antrim Coast Half Marathon:
The Antrim Coast Half Marathon is an annual event renowned for its stunning coastal scenery and vibrant local culture. It attracts runners from around the globe, offering a fast course that celebrates the natural beauty and heritage of the Antrim Coast.

For Media Inquiries, Please Contact:

Antrim Coast Half Marathon Media Team
Phone: +44 (0) 7929 333 982

Terumo BCT
Phone: +44 1452 729 292