Event: Run in the Dark Belfast – 5k and 10k
Location: Stormont Estate, Belfast
Date: 13th November 2019
Please note that the start time is 8.00pm. It is imperative that the event starts on time so please give yourself plenty of time to get to the start line. Please ensure you are at the start line by 7.45pm.
Participants not wearing their run number will not be permitted entry to the start area.
The route map is available on our website: www.runinthedark.org/belfast. Please familiarise yourself with the Start/Bag Drop/Toilet areas and always bear in mind that you are running at night and there may be trip hazards on the route.
If you need to change distance on the day, don’t worry. Simply run your chosen distance on the night and the chip timing system will recognise your distance. Please remember that 5k is 1 loop, and 10k is 2 loops.
Walkers are only permitted on the 5k route; you may not walk the 10k route.
Please note that pets are not allowed on the course due to areas of low visibility.
A bag drop facility will be available at Hastings Hotel. Please bear in mind that if you deposit any baggage in this area it is entirely at your own risk. Do not leave any valuables in this area.
No bags will be accepted after 7.30pm.
Please put your detachable baggage label (from the bottom of your run number) in your bag before leaving it. The Bag Drop facility is only for storage of bags. Unfortunately, it is not a changing facility.
An Information Desk will be located in Hastings Hotel if you have any queries.
Limited parking is available at Hastings Hotel. This parking facility is operated by the hotel at a cost of £10 per car.
TOILETS AND FIRST AID
Toilets are available in the Hastings Hotel. First Aid will be located near the start line.
No water will be provided on the route due to safety concerns of low visibility. Please bring water with you if you require it on route. Water will be provided at the finish line.
USE OF EARPHONES
The organisers strongly advise against the use of earphones or any device while participating in Run in the Dark, as it may restrict your hearing of important instructions and communication with other participants.
Run packs are currently being built and posted in batches. Packs may not be posted in chronological order but will arrive over the next two weeks. If you do not receive your pack by Monday 11th November, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information
For more information about bag drop, pack pick up etc, please download the Run In The Dark Belfast 2019 Run Information Note.