Venue: Newcastle Leisure Centre which is located at 10-14 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0AA Race Starts: 10K Walk 6.30pm, 5K and 10K Race 7.30pm
The 6th Annual Sea 2 Sky 10K Race, 5K and 10K Walk is an awesome route starting on the promenade in Newcastle and includes a mix of road and track before heading up through the foothills of the Mournes. In the first half you will move off-road onto trails that climb gradually to the 5k mark where you will be rewarded by stunning views over Newcastle and beyond before descending to finish on Newcastle’s award winning promenade. (Only 40 minutes drive from Newry). The 5K is a new addition this year and runners will be bused to the start which is the half way point of the 10K route.
Enter online (before 11pm on Wednesday 12th July 2017) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Wednesday 5th July 2016).
All distances: £18 Early Bird offer until 11pm on 14/06/17 and £20 thereafter.
5K race - age 12 plus / 10K race - age 15 plus
(Plus £3 if postal option chosen NI & £4 ROI).
PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO FACILITY TO TRANSFER FROM 10K TO 5K ONCE ENTERED AS NUMBERS ARE RESTRICTED FOR THE 5K RACE.
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
10K Walk: 6.30pm
5k Race: 7.30pm please note you will be bused to start line leaving Donard Park at 7.10pm.
10K Race: 7.30pm
Registration will take place at The Newcastle Leisure Centre which is located at 10-14 Central Promenade, Newcastle BT33 0AA where runners and walkers will collect their race packs at the following times:
5K Race and Walkers: Friday 14th July 2017: 5.00pm – 6.00pm
10K Race: Friday14th July 2017: 5.00pm - 7.00pm
There is free parking in Donard Car Park (behind O’Hares Lounge Bars), at Causeway Road, car park beside Newcastle boating lake, and at Downs Road (Slieve Donard Hotel end of the promenade). Car parking at the Newcastle Leisure Centre is extremely limited. We would encourage those taking part to car-share where possible.
Both the 10K race and Walkers will start at the far end of the promenade opposite O’Hare’s Lounge and Bars. The start is a 5 minute walk from Registration at the Leisure Centre. The 5K race starts in Donard Forest and the runners will be bused to the start line. Buses will leave Donard Park promptly at 7.10pm. This time may be amended and if so all runners will be notified by email.
Strictly no pets.
There will be 1 water station at approximately 3 miles.
Toilet facilities are available in Donard Car Park, Newcastle Leisure Centre and O’Hares Lounge & Bars. Changing and shower facilities are available in the Newry, Mourne & Down District Council pavilion inside the gates of playing fields in Donard Car park – showers open from 8.30pm – 10.00 pm.
Post Race Refreshments
Hydration station at finish line. Complimentary Post Race Refreshments BBQ style will be served in O’Hares Lounge Bars (opposite Finish Line) from approximately 8.15pm and O’Hares Lounge Bars have entertainment on a Friday in the Summer Season for anyone who wishes to make a night of it.
Prizegiving – 9.00pm Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female Finishers in 5K and 10K and age category prizes for the 5K and 10K race.
Running shoes are suitable for all the terrain of the 10K race including the forest paths.
Your entry fee includes the following:
A Sea 2 Sky medal
Individual chip timing (10K Race only)
Complimentary post race BBQ