Half Marathon FAQs

How much is the Half Marathon?The Half Marathon is £28 (early bird rate, available until 30th April) £30 (rate from 1st May)
What are the entry requirements for the Half Marathon?Participants must be 18 years +
How much is the 10K Road Race?The 10K Road Race is £20 (early bird rate, available until 30th April) £22 (rate from 1st May)
What are the entry requirements for the 10K Road Race?Participants must be 15 years +
How much is the 3K Fun Run?Early Bird rate (available until 30th April) - £8 (£6 for groups of 25+) Rate from 1st May- £10 (£8 for groups of 25+)
What are the entry requirements for the 3K Fun Run?None, this is suitable for all ages
When does online registration close?Online registration closes at 5pm on Monday 17th June
What’s included in the pack? Packs will contain:
Fun Runners: T-shirt & race number (those who have opt to plant a tree will only receive a race number)
Half Marathon & 10K Runners: T-shirt, Race Number and Champion Chip Automatic Timing Device. (those who have opt to plant a tree will only receive a race number)
All participants will receive a medal when they cross the finish line.
What time do the races start at?• Half Marathon – 6.50pm
• 10K Road Race – 7:05pm.
• 3K Fun Run – 7:20pm.
How do I register?Registration for all races is available online at this link - www.lisburnhalfmarathon.com Once you register and make payment, you will receive a confirmation email along with collection details for your entry pack.
I'm having problems with registering, who do I contact?Please email, Glenn Grant- championchipireland@googlemail.com
Where do I pin my race number?Your race number must be pinned to the front of your running vest and is non-transferable. No number = no medal.
Where is the event?The event will start and finish at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, Lisburn Leisure Park.
Where is the starting line for each race?The start line will be at Warren Park with access only from the overflow car park area. There will be NO access to the start line from Salto Gymnastics car park. Allow space at the front of the line for faster runners.
Where is the finish line for each race?The finish line for all races will be at the "Football Factory" 3G Pitches. Please keep moving once you have crossed the finish line. Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run competitors will be separated at finish - Half Marathon and 10K runners keep to the right, fun runners to the left.
When can I pick my pack up?Pack collections will be at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex. Information on this will be released closer to the event.
What facilities are there?Full changing facilities, including shower amenities, will be made available at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex, however, due to the high volume of entrants expected, we would advise that all runners come changed and ready to run. Food and soft drinks can be purchased at the LeisurePlex during and after the event.
What traffic disruption will there be?Central Lisburn will be busy from 6.00pm-9.00pm, we advise that the area is avoided where possible. The following roads will be closed:
• Blaris Road
• Halftown Road
• Warren Park
• Hillsborough Road, Lisburn bound from Sprucefield
There will also be delays on these roads:
• Governors Road Roundabout
• Moira Road
• Warren Gardens
What parking is available?• It is advisable to give yourselves plenty of time for parking and pre-race preparation.
• On the evening of the race, access and egress to Lagan Valley LeisurePlex is usually congested and with the new finish area based at the venue, parking will be limited.
• FREE parking will be available at Lagan Valley Civic Offices, which is a 15 minute walk away from the start area.
• The following City Centre car parks will also be available. Charges will apply up until 6.00pm:
o Linenhall Street
o Antrim Street
o Smithfield Square
o Queens Road
o Quay Street
o Barrack Street
• Parking is also available at Bow Street Car Park and Graham Gardens Car Park, however, both car parks are chargeable up until closure. Bow Street Car Park closes at 10.00pm and Graham Gardens Car Park at 6.00pm.