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East Antrim Marathon Series 6 Hour Challenge and 50 Mile Ultra 09/09/17

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Gideons Green

Whitehouse Park

Newtownabbey

BT37 9SQ

United Kingdom

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The East Antrim Marathon Series Event on the 9th September 2017 includes two events. The first event is a 6 hour challenge where runners can run up to marathon distance (as long as they are finished within 6 hours). The second event is a 50 mile Ultra Marathon. Both events start at 8.00 am on Saturday 9th September, starting at Gideon's Green, whitehouse Park, Newtownabbey Runners will run along the coastal path (in the direction of Whiteabbey), run around Loughshoe Park and return again to Gideon's Green via the same coastal footpath. This represents one lap of the course (4.2 miles). Runners have to run a minimum of 1 lap of the course (4.2 miles) to qualify for a medal in the 6 hour challenge, with runners free to complete up to marathon distance (within the 6 hour race time limit). The winner of the 6 hour challenge is the runner who completes the marathon in the fastest time. For the 50 mile Ultra Marathon, runners must complete 12 laps of the course. In the ultra. runners must have started their final (12th Lap) before 6 pm that evening (09/09/17). The winner is the person who runs the Ultra marathon fastest.

Water, energy drinks and gels will be provided on the course and refreshments and a medal for all finishers.

Please respect the local residents and park in Hazelbank car park (or use approved parking spaces locally). Please remember to put rubbish in bins or bags at the water station.

Entry remains open online until 8 pm on the 1st September (or until entries fill up). Race numbers (and pins) will be issued on the morning of the race. Please ensure you are there for registration at least 45 minutes before the start of the race and remember to watch the weather forecast and wear appropriate gear for the predicted conditions. Registration opens at 7 am.

Please also note, we do not under any circumstances take registrations after registration closes (as notified here) or on the morning of a race. We are largely paperless and do not have disclaimer forms with us on the morning of a race for people to sign (when you register online here you agree to the race disclaimer). If you turn up without having registered we will not allow you to participate in the event (as you will not have signed the race disclaimer). No exceptions to this rule!

Please Note: We have a zero tolerance of bad and/or unsporting behaviour in whatever form that it may take. Persons who indulge in such behaviour will be banned from all future events.

Disclaimer:

All participants in the East Antrim Marathon Series are hereby given notice that the organisers shall not be held liable for any property loss, accident, personal injury or death that a participant might suffer during the training for and participation in the marathon. In particular all participants acknowledge that they are entering the East Antrim Marathon Series entirely at their own risk and that they have no medical disability. Runners should consult with their own GP, specialist and/or local athletics group for training/medical advice and assessment.

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Gideons Green

Whitehouse Park

Newtownabbey

BT37 9SQ

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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