We are pleased to announce the return of BORN 2 RUN EVENTS' - Award winning RUN FOREST RUN WINTER RACE SERIES. This year runners will have the choice of two distances, 10K or 5K.   

This race starts and finishes on the fantastic newly re-furbished state-of-the art Mary Peters Track, home of Northern Ireland Athletics. This race really has it all, track, forest trail and country road, and all within a stone’s throw of Belfast City Centre.

 For further race day information please visit our website www.born2runevents.com.

Runners who complete 5 out of 6 races will receive a commemorative Tshirt. You will be asked your t-shirt size on the Antrim and Castlewellan race registration.  You only need to complete this question once on whichever registration is your 5th race entry. 

Runners receive a bespoke medal at each race and those who complete all 6 races will be awarded a bonus medal at the last race in Castlewellan.  


 If entering another runner/s please note race bibs are sent to participants separately so each are required to pay for postage.   

If you wish to enter the series in one go and avail of the early bird rate please return to website and choose race page entitled: RUN FOREST RUN - ENTER COMPLETE SERIES.  You will also only pay one postage fee of £5 (NI) or £6 (ROI) to cover cost of all six race bibs.  This option closes on Wednesday 15th November 2023. 

BORN2RUN Events have teamed up with Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke as charity partner for the RUN FOREST RUN race series.  You can make a donation on your race registration or choose to fundraise and receive one of their FREE charity t-shirts please use the link to sign up so they can offer you support with your fundraising: https://nichs.org.uk/get-involved/fundraising-events/third-party-event.


Minnnowburn      Saturday 4th November 2023 RESCHEDULED

Race 1        Gosford                Saturday 25th November 2023

Race 2        Tollymore             Saturday 16th December 2023

Race 3        Loughgall             Saturday 6th January 2024

Race 4        Minnowburn         Saturday 20th January 2024

Race 5        Antrim Castle       Saturday 27th January 2024

Race 6        Castlewellan         Saturday 17th February 2024

10k Race


registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.


5k Race


registrations are not available

There are currently no entry options available for this event.