Club Trips

We have 5 to choose from, please contact the trip organizer given below for more detail on their race.

Trail

Club Member Organiser: Mark Alexander

Name of event: Run the Ridge (Wicklow, Ireland)


Details of the event (include web links etc.): https://runtheridge.ie/ - 2 trail distances available – 8k & 20k.  Suitable for all standards


Date of event: 14 October 2017


Guaranteed entries Y/N: Y

Estimated cost per person (include estimated costs of entry, travel and accommodation etc.):

Approximately £150 per person based on travel fuel, 2 nights’ accommodation, race entry etc. 

 

 Mountain

 

Club Member Organiser: Mark Alexander


Name of event: Carnethy 5 (Edinburgh)


Details of the event (include web links etc.): http://carnethy.com/carnethy-organised-races/carnethy-5/ Suitable for all entry level mountain runners.


Date of event: Mid-February 2018 (date tbc)


Guaranteed entries Y/N: Y – agreement with race organiser to accommodate all Ballymena Runners

Estimated cost per person (include estimated costs of entry, travel and accommodation etc.): Approximately £250 per person based on flights, 2 nights’ accommodation, race entry etc.

  

 

Cross Country

Organiser: Ben Morrow

Event: Comber XC 2017

Date: TBC (2016 event was 29/10/2016)

Link: http://athleticsni.org/Fixtures/Comber-Cup

Guaranteed Entries: Y

Estimated Cost per person: £20

 

 

 

Track 

Organiser        Ray Curran

Name of Event       North Down Graded Track Meeting 

Details         Bangor Sportsplex.   northdownac@gmail.com 

Date Tuesday 16 May     First event 7pm 

Guaranteed entry Yes

 

various graded track races may be entered on the night from 100m to 3000m. Usually 2 or 3  longer events eg 3000m(7 minute mile pace,6 minute mile pace,5 minute mile pace and faster) Last event 9pm.

 

Est Cost Entry per race £5 approx

Travel.Car Share.

 

Last season James Hamilton and Julian Kennedy raced in a few of North Downs graded meetings. 

All members..why not give track a go this year?

Ray 

 

 

Road

Club Member Organiser: Stephen Brown


Name of event:Great Scottish Run 10K and Half Marathon
Details of the event (include web links etc.):

http://www.greatscottishrun.com/

 

Take your pick from the 10k or the half marathon events on

Sunday 1 October through the streets of Glasgow.

Soak up the atmosphere and support provided by thousands of supporters lining the streets, music and bands on the run, charity cheering points... and of course, performances from some of Scotland’s finest bagpipers, keeping you motivated to the end.

Alternatively, head to George Square on Saturday 30 September for the Super Saturday events - perfect for the kids and a family day out.

Date of event: 1st October 2017
Guaranteed entries Y/N: Yes at the moment it may sell out closer to the time.

Estimated cost per person (include estimated costs of entry, travel and accommodation etc.): Approximately £200 per person for flights, 2 nights’ accommodation and race entry. Very hard to be precise depends on what you want and when you book it.

Contact Stephen regarding advice on Travel and Accommodation either through the club email or telephone on 07885649135.