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P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon 2021
Aug 29 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The IAAF certified P&O Antrim Coast Half marathon is the fastest half-marathon in Ireland, and one of the fastest courses in Europe. Sir Mo Farah won the 2020 Race in 60:27. Lily Partridge won the Women’s Race at 71:36.
Welcome to the P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon 2021
The 2021 race will take place on the summer Bank Holiday weekend, on Sunday 29th August starting 09:00 for the elite women, with the main race immediately after the elite men at 09:30.
Race Organisers have already confirmed a record entry for 2021 and are targeting the first men’s sub 60 minute and women’s sub 70 minute Half Marathon ever recorded in Ireland.
Some of UK & Ireland’s and World’s best have already confirmed entry to the 2021 event, promising a truly international field for 2021.
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Fast & Flat Course
The P&O Antrim Coast Half Marathon is the fastest half-marathon in Ireland and one of the fastest courses in Europe.
Starting at the beginning of the iconic Antrim Coast Road, the course sweeps into Larne harbour and through Larne town before moving onto the world famous Antrim Coast Road.
The coast’s stunning landscapes featuring in many movies and television series, including HBO’s Game of Thrones, who used the area extensively as one of the filming locations.
2020 Race Information
Last year’s elite race, watched by over 40,000 people via the live stream saw Sir Mo Farah and Lily Partridge break Irish all-comers records with times of 60 min 27 sec and 71 min 36 seconds respectively.
Tommy Hughes broke the Vets +60 WR in a new record time of 71:09 and Gary O’Hanlon setting a World Best as a 46 year old in a time of 66:26. In total 35 of the 62 runners ran personal bests on the Antrim Coast course.
Turning homeward at Ballygally Castle the course offers one of the fastest finishes to any road race in World Athletics.
The Antrim Coast Half Marathon 2021 has been approved by the IAAC.
The newly IAAF certified course takes in some of the most stunning scenery in Europe, combined with some famous landmarks along the route.
New for 2021 and ahead of the main event will be a children’s Street Mini-Marathon mile loop through the town.
Starting on the Friday evening for all children of all ages and abilities with exciting news to follow. Entry opens 1st March 2021.