Run Forest Run: Drum Manor 5K & 10K – November 17 2018
We are pleased to announce the return of the award-winning Born2Run events – the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Winter Race Series. This year runners will have the choice of two distances - 5K or 10K.
The beautiful hidden gem, Drum Manor Forest Park, Cookstown, is the second race in the Winter Series. Drum Manor is the most centrally located Forest Park in the Province lying immediately south of the Sperrin Mountains and west of Lough Neagh. The race route, predominantly on forest trails, weaves its way through the estate. Drum Manor is colourful in Autumn with a shrub, butterfly and Japanese garden, arboretum, ponds and mixed woodlands.
Entry fees : Online (before 11pm on Wednesday 14th November 2018) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Wednesday, November 7 2018) - 5K and 10K race: £21 (plus £3 if postal option chosen NI & £4 ROI).
Registration confirmation: Confirmation of your race entry will be sent to you automatically via email from Primo Events 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 and 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 and conditions are available to view at time of entry on the Primo Events website.
Race start time: 11am. The 5K will start shortly after the 10K race.
Event registration : Race packs can be collected on the day from the registration area which will be clearly signposted from the car park.
Registration times: 5K and 10K race - Saturday, November 17 2018, 9am – 10am.
Parking: There is limited parking at Drum Manor Forest so please car share where possible. There is a council operated car park close by. Please follow marshals directions to the allocated parking area for runners.
Start/finish area: Close to the registration building - look out for the inflatable BORN2RUN gantry.
Pets : Strictly no pets allowed.
Water stations: As this is a winter race there will be no water station so please carry water with you if required.
Toilet facilities: Close to registration area and portaloos.
Post-race refreshments: There is a hydration station at finish line. Complimentary refreshments will be served at approximately 12 noon.
Prizegiving: This will take place at approximately 12 noon. 5K and 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 six races completed.
Footwear: 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 5K and 10K route.The course is a mixture of tarmac and forest paths. Running shoes are suitable for all the terrain on the 5K and 10K route.
Your entry fee includes the following: A Run Forest Run medal, individual chip timing , race number , complimentary post-race refreshments.
Belfast Telegraph Digital