ThebitterLemon wrote: »
I’ve just entered this.
Can’t see races happening in Republic this year unfortunately so I’m going to try a 1.29 at this!
richj wrote: »
I currently training for my first half marathon, would this be a good choice for a first timer?
Thanks in advance
richj wrote: »
I bit the bullet and signed up, see you all up there !!
The Davestator wrote: »
Convinced some friends to do it too. Make a holiday out of it!
Entries closing very soon for this.
Just registered today.
registration closes tomorrow (Jul 31), capped at 2,000
Signed up for this one myself. a three and a half hour trip for myself, but I've decided to take accommodation for the Saturday night to give myself the right prep. Looking forward to it and hope to improve on the PB I set in Kildare back in June.
Signed up for this back in March, attracted by the advertised fast flat course. Only my third half marathon but surprised today when I saw on the course statistics page of their website that the elevation gain is 220m, significantly more than my previous efforts. Would this be regarded as a flat course? Or perhaps an error on the website? If not will have to take in a few more hills than planned over the next three weeks.
I'm not sure what method of measurement they're using to arrive at 220m because that's not flat in my books! (I saw the webpage you're talking about, too, and can't make sense of the 220m)
I Google Mapped the course and it is pretty flat (elevation is 131ft = 40mtrs). I also did the Larne AC 10k which follows the Half M route and can confirm it is quite flat (Strava elevation gain was just 17m for this 10k race, which would add up with Google Maps, too) .
Anyone with experience from up that way know what parking is like around the area? Plentiful or hard to come by? Free, or do I need to find some coins and notes? Trying to do some forward planning in that regard as we are now down to three weeks to go.
I saw that huge figure too, so I manually recreated the route as a training course in garmin, and it measued 81m elev gain
My training courses usually run lower elevation in reality too, than they measure on course creator. That might just be my watch.
I signed up but an Achilles injury will prevent me from taking part. If anyone is interested in a number, PM me.
Any chance thats still available? Just dropped you a PM.
If Davestators number isn't available mine is. Achilles injury also has put me out. Drop me a PM if wanted.
Great, just sent you a PM!
@AntrimGlens or @Thedevastator Either or you guys/girls have a spare entry for Belfast?
sry to hear about injuries btw
Not me didn't enter belfast but I'll ask around the club, thanks.
Thanks @AntrimGlens, appreciated
I have a number. Dante has first refusal but if they got sorted, you can have it.