Balbriggan Cancer Support Group 10k/Half Marathon

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Jump to: Registration | Race packs | The Course | Personalised Bib Numbers | Race Start times, Pacers & Parking | Volunteers

Important Note: Balbriggan Cancer Support Group do NOT issue sponsorship cards for this event – monies are raised through runner/walker registration fees only!

Important Information: Race packs will NOT be posted this year and must be collected from the centre on the dates shown in the race packs section below. 

bcsg_10k_21k_17mar14_larger_4One of the great sporting events on Balbriggan’s calendar is the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group 10k/Half Marathon. Covering a course in the coastal town of Balbriggan and surrounding north Fingal countryside.

The Balbriggan Cancer Support Group has been a fantastic success and the event is going from strength to strength since it began back in 2011.  Once again we invite all runners walkers to take part in the 2018 event which is  licensed by AAI and the course is measured and verified by them.

bcsg_medal_2015Balbriggan Cancer Support Group would like to thank all our sponsors and athletes for making 2017 possible making this the great event that it has grown into and we look forward to welcoming everybody to the race in 2018.

Prizes on the day for each category and medals & T-shirts for every finisher.

Chip timing on the day.

Personalised Bib Numbers

This year Balbriggan Cancer Support Group are delighted to be able to provide personalised bib numbers for every participant. A great souvenir for you to pin on your wall after the race…

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The Course

  • For the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group 10k walk/run Route 17-Mar-18 click here
    Check out the VIDEO of the 10k route here
  • For the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group Half Marathon Route 17-Mar-18 click here

Registration:

  • Half Marathon  
    • Register now – early bird registration €30 until 28th February then €35 thereafter
  • 10k running/Walking

    • Register now – early bird registration €20 until 28th February then €25 thereafter

A small number of entries will be available on 16th and 17th March  – Half Marathon €40 and 10km €30.

Entries can be collected on morning by prior arrangement only


bcsg_race_pack_collection_mar18Race Pack Collections

Number/T-Shirt collection: 7th, 9th, 10th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th of March, at the Balbriggan Cancer Support Group centre – Unit 23 Balbriggan Business Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.

Collection outside of these times is by arrangement only by emailing tomas.quinlan60@gmail.com

IMPORTANT: Race packs will NOT be posted this year and must be collected from the centre on the dates above. 


Race Logistics:

Start Times:

  • Walkers Start – 8.45am
  • 10k Start – 9.00am
  • 1/2 Marathon – 9.15am

Medal for all finishers, refreshments after race and physio’s will be available on the day

Pacers

In 2018 there will be 10K pacers for 45, 50 and 60 minutes and for the half marathon the pacers will run 1.40 1.45, 1.50 & 2 hours

Just find your pacer at the start line and stick with them to the finish to get your time.

Parking:

If you need parking on the morning of the race there is parking in the business park on the opposite side of the road from Balbriggan Business Campus which will be manned for the duration of the race

Click here for a map showing the car park


Volunteers

volunteers_neededBalbriggan Cancer Support Group are looking for volunteers to help with this race. Volunteers are vital to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day and also to ensure that the participants have a great experience.

If you have a couple of hours to spare and can help out please email tomas.quinlan60@gmail.com or call 01 8410116. Your support is greatly appreciated.


Directions to Balbriggan Cancer Support Group:

Exit no 6 from M1 south or north bound follow r122 to roundabout through traffic lights at Millfield shopping centre on right. Take first right after Millfield onto the Harry Reynolds road, take second right into Fingal Bay Business Park and stewards will direct from entrance of car park

For further information about Balbriggan Cancer Support Group click here


Photos from previous years….