Venue: Kilbroney Forest Park, Shore Road, Rostrevor, Co. Down BT34 3AA
Race Starts: 11am
Kilbroney 5K/10K is the 4th race in the Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Series and a must do to get your Festive bling in the lead up to Christmas. The race starts in the centre of the picturesque village of Rostrevor 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.
We’ve teamed up with Macmillan NI as our charity partners for the 2019/20 Forest Series. Macmillan provide physical, financial and emotional support to help people with cancer live life as fully as possible. If you wish, you can also support Macmillan NI by making a £1 donation or amount of your choice while entering any of the races online, just tick the appropriate box.
Runners who complete 6 out of 8 races will receive a FREE commemorative Tshirt (new design for this year TBA). CLICK HERE for details.
If you complete all 8 races you will receive a bonus medal at the race Finale in Castlewellan on Saturday 22nd February 2020.
Online Registration (before 11pm on Wednesday 11th December 2019) and for option of posting out race pack (before 11pm Wednesday 4th December 2019).
5K & 10K RACE: £22
Early Bird offer of £20 if you register before 11pm on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
JUNIOR 5K RACE: £15 (junior rate applies to runners aged 11-17 years)
JUNIOR 10K RACE: £15 (junior rate applies to runners aged 15-17 years)
Junior Early Bird offer of £13 if you register before 11pm on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
(plus £3 if postal option chosen NI & £4 ROI).
Please note PRIMO registration processing fees apply in addition to above and are clearly displayed at point of entry.
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 & 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 Primo Events Registration website.
Race Start Time
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE 5K RACE STARTS FIRST AT 11.00AM WITH THE 10K RACE STARTING SHORTLY AFTERWARDS.
Race packs can be collected on the day at the Cloughmore Inn, Restrovor (pub in centre of Rostrevor) which is a 5 minute walk from the car park and will be signposted on the day of the race.
Saturday 14th December 2019: 9.00am – 10.30am.
Free parking for all runners at Kilbroney Forest Park. Please car share where possible. Parking for runners will be in the lower car park so please follow Marshal directions. It is then a 5 minute walk to Registration in the village.
The race starts opposite the Cloughmor Inn, 2 Bridge Street, Rostrevor the Cloughmore Inn, 2 Bridge Street, Rostrevor BT35 8AE and finishes in Kilbroney Park close to the Fairy Glen River and a few minutes walk to the Cloughmor Inn for post race refreshments. PLEASE NOTE THE 5K RACE STARTS AT 11.00AM WITH THE 10K SHORTLY AFTER.
Strictly no pets.
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, at the Cloughmor Inn close to the start line 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 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.
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 &10K route.
Your entry fee includes the following:
• A RUN FOREST RUN medal
• Individual chip timing
• Race Number
• Complimentary post race refreshments