Championchip Ireland Race Series – EIKON Lisburn 5k/10k/Half

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Championchip Ireland and Forestside have teamed up with Athletics NI to organise a unique series of timed running events to help runners of all standards keep their edge during the lockdown. The emphasis will be on safety with the events taking place in closed locations free from cars, bicycles, walkers, dogs and others exercising. Social distancing will be paramount with runners allocated to waves of 30 or less and set off in small numbers across the start line.

Half Marathon – 9.45AM start
5K – 10AM start
10K – 10.05AM start

Entrants sign up using Athletics NI online registration site where they pay the entry fee and get instructions. Entries will close on 27 July at 12 noon.

A running number and chip is posted out in advance of the event with a colour coded number denoting their wave, no entries are accepted on the day or after the entry deadline has passed. This allows a close check on the persons accessing the event location and controls the numbers taking part. A text message with their details to show at the entrance to gain access. Only registered entrants with a text message or running number gets access, no spectators are permitted.

The prize list will cover the Top 10 athletes based on the age-graded performance rankings from any of the events. The runners overall total age graded score will be used to rank the runners, so the more events they compete at, the higher their total.

The prize list is as follows:

1st – £300
2nd – £200
3rd – £120
4th – £80
5th – £75
6th – £60
7th – £50
8th – £45
9th – £40
10th – £30

A runner can enter and run in more than one race at any venue to boost their score.

Register Online at https://online.athleticsni.org/ps/event/ChampionChipIrelandRunningSeriesEIKON