Run Forest Run: Kilbroney 10k
Kilbroney 10K is the fifth race in the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Series organised by Born2Run Events.
Kilbroney 10K is the 5th race in the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Series organised by BORN2RUN Events and a great New Year challenge to work off the festive treats! The race starts and finishes close to the newly built Cloughmor Inn and quickly takes you on to forest paths which overlook Carlingford Lough, along the Kilbroney River at the Fairy Glen and into the impressive 97 acres of forest. Kilbroney Forest Park is in the village of Rostrevor on the A2 and is only a 20 minute drive from Newry and approximately one hour from Belfast.
Race Start Times
Venue: Kilbroney Forest Park, Shore Road, Rostrevor, Co. Down BT34 3AA
10K Race Starts: 11.00am
Free parking for all runners, please car share where possible. Parking for runners will be in the lower car park so please follow Marshal directions.
Registration packs can be posted prior to the day for an additional fee of £3 or collected on the day at the Cloughmor Inn which is located in Bridge Street. Refreshments will also be served in the Registration area after the race.
10K Race: Saturday 2nd January 2016, 9.00am – 10.45am
Online (before 11pm on Wednesday 30th December 2015) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Friday 18th December 2015):
10K RACE: £19 (plus £3 if postage option chosen)
Strictly no pets allowed to run RUN FOREST RUN race with owners!
As this is a Winter race there will be no water station so please carry water with you if required.
Toilet facilities are available in the main car park toilet block and the Cloughmor Inn, Rostrevor.
Post Race Refreshments
Complimentary refreshments will be served in the building where Registration packs are collected, at approximately 12.15pm.
Prizegiving – 12.30pm
The course is a mixture of tarmac and forest paths. Care should be taken on the forest paths as surfaces uneven. Running shoes/trail shoes (personal choice and dependent on weather conditions) are suitable for all the terrain on the 10K route.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What footwear is best for the race?
The course is a mixture of tarmac and forest paths Care should be taken on the forest paths as surfaces uneven. Running shoes/trail shoes (personal choice and dependent on weather conditions) are suitable for all the terrain on the 10K route.
2. Where do I park?
There is a car park in the grounds of Kilbroney Forest Park and you will be directed by a Marshal. Parking is free to entrants on the day, however we would encourage car sharing where possible.
3. What does my entry fee include?
A RUN FOREST RUN Medal for all finishers
- Individual chip timing
- Race Number
- Complimentary light refreshments at finish of race
4. Where is the event registration area?
Registration is in the Cloughmor Inn which is located in Bridge Street and where post race refreshments will be served after the race.
5. Where does the Race start and finish?
In the caravan touring park field close to Registration.
6. Will I receive any information in the post prior to race day?
Confirmation of your race entry will be sent to you automatically via email from the Active Network site after your payment is made. If you choose the option to have your Race Pack posted out to you before the day then this should arrive with you no later than Wednesday 30th December 2015. Otherwise your race number and chip timing will be given to you at Registration on the morning of the race. A “final race day info” email will be sent to all runners on Thursday 31st December 2015.
7. Will I have to sign a disclaimer?
Yes, by entering the race you will be bound by the event disclaimer which you agreed to at time of registration.