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Belfast Telegraph Runher Titanic 2017: Everything you need to know

The Belfast Telegraph Runher Titanic 2017 will take place this weekend as ladies from all over Northern Ireland get set to take part.

Last year over 1000 ladies took on the Runher challenge, with many wearing fancy dress for the occasion.

The race started off with the landmark Titanic Belfast building forming the backdrop, as runners headed around the Titanic Quarter, taking in the sights of Harland & Wolff's Samson and Goliath cranes, before heading off to Victoria Park.

So here's everything you need to know about this year's event:

When is Belfast Telegraph Runher Titanic 2017 taking place?

The event will kick off at 11am Sunday, September 10 at the the Titanic Slipway in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter.

Be prepared for a great group warm-up at 10:45 am!

What is it and who is it for?

Runher is a fun, female-only running event open from age 11 (for the 5 km event), and age 15  (for the 10 km event). Participants can walk, jog, run or race the flat, fast course.

Can I still register to take part?

Online entry for the run has now closed, but you can still register on the day or fill out a paper entry form at Pure Running in Belfast.

Where can I collect my Runher pack?

During pack collection, you’ll be able to pick up your race number and timing chip, t-shirt, and goody bag.

Pack collection will be available at Pure Running in Belfast on the following dates:

  • Thursday, September 7:  10am - 8pm
  • Friday, September 8: 9:30am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday, September 9: 9am - 5:30pm

Pure Running is located at 60 Wellington Place, Belfast.

What if I'm collecting on behalf of someone else?

Please have the following info:

  • are they doing 5k or 10k?
  • exact full name on their entry
  • either their email address or date of birth or other identifying piece of info - in case we have    more than one entry with the same name!

What if I'm collecting multiple packs?

If you are planning to collect multiple packs and you can let the Runher team know details in advance - email shop@purerunning.co.uk - they will try to have these ready so it's quick and easy for everyone.

Are there any offers available at Pure Running id I'm taking part?

Pure Running will offer all ladies taking part 15%* off shoes and 25%* off clothing and accessories in store from Thursday, September 7 to Saturday, September 9.

There will also be past-event Runher tees on sale for £5.

*Not valid in conjunction with any other offers, including club discount, sale items or prize vouchers.

Is the event family friendly?

There will be a free kids’ race (under 11 years) at 10:30 am on the Titanic Slipway, as well as activities to keep them occupied while you run, so feel free to bring the family to cheer you on.

Will there be parking facilities at the event?

We suggest car-sharing or taking public transport where possible, but there are plenty of spaces in paid public car parks in the Titanic Quarter.

If you have any queries, contact the Runher team via the Facebook page.

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