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As one of the photographers i took a wee scoot along part of the route today, some of the views when you take on the Antrim Coast Half Marathon ... See MoreSee Less

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following the cancellation of Storming the Castle in Carrick this year, is there any news on whether the Antrim Coast Half Marathon will follow suit?

Harriet Bradford looks beaut

What date has it been moved to again?

Relay winner 2011, 2012 and 2013...three in a row . I never ran after 2013 so retired with the title

2011 was my favourite as a few months later picked up the Belfast relay title and downpatrick. Not bad for 21 and a 24hr race as well

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A big thank you to Stephen Reid for giving you all a taste of what is to come in September ... See MoreSee Less

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AAmber Er Ali McNickle Debbie Dee Gillian McCrory

This video makes me want to come along and do what would be my first half marathon

Brilliant! Tanya can't wait now!

Peter Lawson Breandan O'Donnell

Jonathan Colin McNerlin

Brilliant Stephen

What an outstanding video yet again from a very talented local man. Well done Stephen.

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An interesting interview that shows we are all feeling the pain but looking forward to all of the events later in the year 😁 ... See MoreSee Less

Antrim Coast Half Marathon – Covid-19 Update 15/03/20We wanted to share with you the news that the 2020 Antrim Coast Half Marathon has been postponed to 12th September 2020.If this date is not convenient, any runner will still be able to defer to next year’s event – scheduled 20th March 2021, please contact the race website [email protected] .Over the past week we have been working alongside fellow organisers, medical experts, and all our amazing stakeholders, runners included, to fully understand the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our event.After careful considering all this advice, we have come to the conclusion that we have no option but to postpone next weeks event.We’re sure you share our disappointment regarding this unavoidable postponement, especially as you have been training hard to complete this year’s race, but we hope to see you in the Autumn for what will now be an even bigger event!What Happens next?• Regular updates will be issued via the race website and all official social platforms, please follow our pages to keep informed of future developments ... See MoreSee Less

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Alan Skelly

Sam Rosbotham Keri Smyth

What happens people who cant do sept and deferring to next year isnt an option ??

Thomas O'Hagan

Will you be allowing new entries for the new date?

Jim Lawrence

Bring on sept..🤗

Briege O'Hagan Bronagh Cushnahan at least we can defer till next year 👍

I would suppose there is not much need for a refund. I can make it in Sept but if i couldnt then I would have deffered to next year. There maybe be very few were this is just a one off and want thier money back. I assume there is some costs to setting this race up so why not doante it to these people who have given thier time and effort and with no fault of thiers have to cancel.

If we deferred prior to the postponement do we need to get in touch again (assuming not but just checking)?

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***Marshal/Volunteer Update***We would like to remind all the dedicated people who came through to offer their services as marshals that the meeting scheduled for tomorrow night is no longer required.We would also like to take this time to thank each and every one of you for your support and patience throughout the last few weeks.Without people like you these events would never take place, its unfortunate that sometimes you are the forgotten people in the background, but you are really the backbone for every event and the sacrifice you all make is really appreciated by all involved at the Antrim Coast Half Marathon.We look forward to seeing you all in September with the same dedication that you always do. Many thanks, Antrim Coast Half Marathon Race Team ... See MoreSee Less

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Caireen McAlister

***COVID-19 - ANTRIM COAST HALF MARATHON UPDATE***With the fast developing news on the coronavirus situation we have taken the decision to postpone our race until September 12th 2020, we had been following the government’s guidelines throughout the past few weeks, although they remain the same there has been rapid escalating developments on the virus and inline with other major sporting events we have now decided that postponement is the way forward.We would like to thank everyone who has put a lot of hard work into the organisation of what promised to be the best race ever on this island and to put that into our own town and community was our main drive.All current entries will now be transferred to the new date 12/09/2020 On a more positive note and hoping that the pandemic we are now in will have passed we will be working behind the scenes to make this happen later in the year. See you all on September 12th and we thank you all for your patience while we took this decision. Antrim Coast Half Marathon Race Team ... See MoreSee Less

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I can’t believe people are complaining about this decision. Have word with yourselves ffs.

Damned if you do, damned if you dont! Given the number of races in the calendar and the number of postponed races, it was always going to be a nightmare to get a date which didnt clash with something. I know it's frustrating for some, but remember, there are normal people, runners like you and me at the other end managing the Facebook page - don't be a dick 🍆

I hope potentially losing £30 is the worst thing that happens to everyone who entered in the up coming months. A bit of perspective please!

If you are gurning because this decision clashes with the great North run then have a wee word with yourself 🙄

The right choice. I actually can't believe people are going off on one about it not suiting their schedule 🙈. This should be the least of your worries.

Extremely difficult decision for all involved in the organisation of such an event, after so many voluntary hours of hard work and anyone who has ever been involved will appreciate that it is difficult to please everyone. This year in particular due to the Coronavirus outbreak has meant even more meetings and decisions. Looking forward to running it in September.

If your biggest problem six months from now is races clashing I think you can count yourself incredibly lucky.

Hopefully refund as unfortunately this date doesnt suit now

Is deferral our option then please for those of us already committed to the Great North Run?

Day before Great North Run. Bad choice of date. I hope my deferal still stands to next year

Yous made the right Decision Larne ac do yous not all no Covid-19 is killing people

Difficult decision, but the right decision.

See you on the 12th then 😊😊

Considering the circumstances it was the correct decision. Unfortunately some people won't be happy about the date but hey the race will go on and it will still be a fantastic event.

Hard decision. I look forward to running this in Sep... Was aiming for sub challenge now may be 1 hr 45😅😁

How and when will you offer refunds as you've picked the day before the GNR

Really disappointing. Was looking forward to it......

I'm booked for the gnr?!

Any chance you can do the same as the London winter run? They enable people to get their medal if they ran the distance and showed proof via Strava / runkeeper / Apple Watch etc .... race is now 3 weeks before London marathons rescheduled date ....

Fair play to you for making the right decision. Not an easy one but the right one. We will see brighter days and enjoy a cracking race!

Away at the GNR that weekend hope there’s a refund option

The right decision!

Johnny Stewart going to guess il miss the re scheduled date then unless your wedding is cancelled for coronavirus too 😂😂

Sad the race is postponed but it’s probably for the best considering the current climate. Looking forward to the 12th September. More time to train 😂 🏃🏽‍♀️

Took you a while, but at last you came to the right decision.

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We welcome along another elite addition to the line up, the one and only 50km world champion Aly Dickson.10 days to go so why not come along and cheer the thousands of runners in the best half marathon around 🏃🏃🏃 ... See MoreSee Less

We welcome along another elite addition to the line up, the one and only 50km world champion Aly Dickson.
10 days to go so why not come along and cheer the thousands of runners in the best half marathon around 🏃🏃🏃

MARSHALS MEETING :A meeting has been arranged for Monday 16th March @ 18:30 in the VIP Room at Inver Park Larne for ALL marshals who have put their names forward. It is important that everyone turns up to this as you will be briefed on all safety instructions for your dedicated positions so please share this information. Larne AC Committee would also like to take this opportunity to thank each and every person who has volunteered to give up their free time to support this event. The race wouldn't run without you 👍👍👍 ... See MoreSee Less

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Ciara Black Caireen McAlister

Patricia Campbell Iain Bailie

Hi all I haven’t received my number yet or any other race info? Has anything been sent out?

What precautions is Antrim Coast Half Marathon taking regarding the coronavirus?Antrim Coast Half Marathon WILL currently run as scheduled.We are still monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation carefully and regularly.Our current status with regards to the COVID-19 virus remains, as it does in “normal” circumstances, the same: the health, safety and wellbeing of participants, officials, supporters and volunteers remains unchanged and is always our number one priority. We recommend that our participants, officials, supporters and volunteers refer to the guidelines and protocols as suggested by the World Health Organisation and the UK public health authorities.We are following local and national public health guidelines before and during the event as well as working with our event delivery partners to provide:- Public health messaging displayed and shared pre and during event- Strengthened hygiene, sanitization, availability of disinfectants in number of location at the event, primarily in the toilet areas- Hand sanitiser for podium users to use before and after presentations- Cleaning of food preparation and serving areas with disinfectant wipes regularly- Hand sanitiser available in the medal handover areaParticipants, Officials, Supporters and Volunteers are also advised to carry a personal supply of hand sanitiser, tissues and wipes while at the event.Travel advice and entry guidelines varies from country to country. Our event attendees are encouraged to check the latest travel advice and entry guidelines or travel guidance within the UK before making arrangements.We are monitoring the situation very closely and will follow up with participants should the situation develops. The risk remains low to moderate with no notified cases within the immediate area. Please also check the event website and social media for regular updates. If you have any specific event questions, please contact our customer service team via email or social media links.Should there be any changes to the current recommendations from the WHO, Public Health England or Department for Health in Northern Ireland we will review and share their instructions.In the meantime we hope you are progressing well with your training and we are looking forward to seeing you all on the start line on the 21st March. ... See MoreSee Less

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Take a lead as other event organisers have done. Postpone to a date later in the year !

Diane Gardiner Jaimie McGrath Cathy Hood

Samantha McAllister

Kellyanne Wilkinson Larkin, Jacqueline McGonigle

Clare Hiles

Danielle Wilson

Gillian Warnock Madaline Johnston Rose Mackin Martin Johnston all good to go

Chris Young 🙂

Gordy Graham

Wendy Murray

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Our prize draw for 2 x tickets at the best after party event ever has been drawn.. Tap the play button to see who THE WINNER IS. Congratulations Melissa Cameron we will be in touch shortly ... See MoreSee Less

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Melissa Cameron 😂

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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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