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Minnowburn 5K & 10K – Saturday 4th November 2017

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Picture by Freddie Parkinson/Press Eye ©
Minnowburn 5k
Minnowburn 10k

Race information for the Minnowburn 5K & 10K run.

Venue: Mary Peter’s Track, Old Coach Road, Belfast BT9 5PR

Race Starts: 11.00am (5K starts shortly after 10K).

Both the 5K and 10K races starts and finish on the fantastic state-of-the art Mary Peters Track, home of Northern Ireland Athletics.

The route covers, track, forest trail, country road, taking you through National Trust property at Minnowburn and back along the banks of the Lagan.  Close to the city yet in the heart of the countryside – that’s the paradox of Minnowburn which has changed little over the years and still holds a rural charm.

Entry Fees

Online (before 11pm on 1st November 2017) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Wednesday 25th October 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 4th October 2017.

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.

Event Registration

Registration packs can be collected on the day from the room beside the track at Athletics NI, Mary Peter’s Track. Refreshments will also be served in the Registration area after the race.

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Minnowburn 5k

Registration Times

5K & 10K Race: Saturday 4th November 2017

9.00am – 10.30am


Free parking in the grounds of the Mary Peter’s Track. Please car share where possible as spaces are limited.  Once the car park is full it is the runners' own responsibility to park outside the grounds.

Start/Finish Area

On the Mary Peter’s Track.


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 at the Athletics NI building (accessed from the outside), changing room at the Track Stand and Portaloos.   .

Post Race Refreshments

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

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Minnowburn 10k


Time: 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. 


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

Your entry fee includes the following:

  • A Run Forest Run medal
  • Individual chip timing
  • Race Number
  • Complimentary post race refreshments

Enter now via the Born2Run website.

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