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Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run at Gosford Forest Park

Gosford 5K/10K is the sixth race in the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Series. Gosford Forest Park comprises some 240 hectares of diverse woodland and open parkland and is set in gentle rolling drumlin countryside.

The course is a mixture of road and forest track taking you through dense woodland and past Gosford Castle which has featured in Game of Thrones. Markethill is easily accessible from the South and is approximately 15 minutes from Newry on the road to Armagh.

Event Information

Entry Fees

Online Registration (before 11pm on Wednesday 18th January 2017) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Wednesday 11th January 2017).

5K & 10K RACE: £20 (plus £3 if postal option chosen NI & £4 ROI)


Early Bird offer of £18 if you register before 11pm on Wednesday 21st December 2016.

Registration Confirmation

Confirmation of your race entry will be sent to you automatically via email from Eventbrite 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 the Wednesday prior to race day. Otherwise your race number and chip timing will be given to you at Registration on the morning of the race.

Terms & Conditions

By entering the race you will be bound by the event disclaimer which you agreed to at time of registration.  Refunds are not available once entry has been completed. Runners are permitted to transfer entry to a family member/friend if they email Born 2 Run Events with the details prior to the on-line entry closing date. (Transfer of entry to another event is not available). Full Terms & Conditions are available to view at time of entry on the Eventbrite Registration website.

Race Start Time

11.00am (5K starts shortly after 10K)

Event Registration.

Registration packs can be collected on the day from the hall behind the Old Café building, where refreshments will also be served after the race, and will be clearly signposted from the car park.

Registration Times

Saturday 21st January 2017 .....9-10.30am.

Parking

There is a car park in the grounds of Gosford Forest Park which will be free to entrants on the day, however we would encourage car sharing where possible. Please follow Marshal’s instructions for parking.

Start/Finish Area

On the Road outside the Registration Building.

Pets

Strictly no pets.

Water Stations

As this is a Winter race there will be no water station so please carry water with you if required.

Toilet Facilities 

Toilet facilities are available in the main car park toilet block.  There are no shower facilities at this venue.

Post Race Refreshments

Hydration station at finish line.   Complimentary refreshments will be served in the building where Registration packs are collected, at approximately 12 noon.

Prizegiving – 12 noon.  5K & 10K Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female Finishers. Category Prizes will only be awarded at the end of the Series to runners who completed 6 out of 8 races.  Six quickest race results will be used if more than 6 races completed. 

Footwear

The course is a mixture of tarmac and forest paths. Running shoes are suitable for all the terrain on the 5K &10K route.

Your entry fee includes the following:

• A RUN FOREST RUN medal

• Individual chip timing

• Race Number

• Complimentary post race refreshment.

 

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