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Half Marathon 


Unfortunately no further entries can be accepted and there will be no on-the-day entries.

Link to Larne Half Marathon 2016. www.larnehalfmarathon.webs.com


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Welcome to Larne Athletic Club

Larne AC

Larne Athletic Club is Larne’s leading athletics club and reached a milestone 25th anniversary in 2013.

We are a friendly club and welcome all level of abilities of like minded people who may take their running seriously (but not that seriously!) or may just want to keep a bit fitter.

We are proud that runners all over the world come to compete in our Larne Half Marathon event each March and are pleased to be able to donate a proportion of the proceeds to local charities. 

Most of all though we enjoy running!  Follow us on Twitter or join our Facebook group.



Larne Half Marathon 2016

Registrations for this years half marathon are flying in - over 800 already and still 6 weeks to go!. The event which is again sponsored by AES will take place on Saturday 19st March 2016 at 11:00 (note the Walk will commence at 10am). It features all the usual ingredients that go to make it one of the most popular events on the local racing circuit :-

  • A great scenic run along the Antrim Coast Road
  • Accurately measured course
  • Large number of marshals on the course
  • Water supplied on the course
  • Technical T-Shirt
  • Commemorative race medal designed by local primary school children
  • Ideal timing for anyone doing Belfast or London Marathon
  • Pre and post race massage
  • Sandwiches, tea and coffee for runners and spectators
  • Family atmosphere
  • A proportion of each entry fee is donated to charity
  • All for a great value price!

Find out more at the Larne Half Marathon Website where we will be posting regular updates about the race over the coming weeks. Also checkout our half marathon Facebook page for all the latest news in the build up to the big day - https://www.facebook.com/AESLarnehalfmarathon




Join us whatever your level of ability (must be over 12 years). During the Autumn/Winter months we meet at the Bowling Club on the Curran Road and train in various locations in and around the town. Training sessions start at 7pm so please arrive early to ensure a prompt start. All new members welcome.

Some information on our training group structure can be found - here

With the dark winter evenings and in the interests of personal safety, could all runners make sure they are wearing some hi viz reflective/fourescent clothing when running on the roads and footpaths.

We're always eager to get constructive feedback on our training sessions so please either talk to Leaders/Coaches on training nights or send an email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Larne AC Membership

Larne AC's membership runs from 1st February - 31st January

To join online for the current year click here


Group A Group B Group C Group D Steady Run Run for Fitness
Warm up - Daffodil Lane end to end 4 x 1k, 2 min recoveries Warm up - 10 x 1min Sprints (Pyramid to Visitor Center) Warm up – 10 x 1min Sprints (Cairndu Hospital Grounds) Warm up - 2 x 8 reps of Carnfunnock steps to Viewing Point, 4 min recoveries between sets Parkrun 1 loop of parkrun inc techniques
All groups static stretches back at Car Park
Damian Rhonda B Jackie Ian B Marty Marty
Group A Group B Group C Group D Steady Run Run for Fitness
Warm up - Fartlek session towards Drumnagreagh Warm up - Fartlek session towards Drains Bay Warm up - Fartlek session towards Drains Bay Warm up - Fartlek session towards Drumnagreagh Croft rd, Old GR rd, Motte lane, carnfunnock ,Hospital ,coast road carpark up croft road and back (approx 2/3 Miles) Inc variety of Techniques
All groups static stretches back at Car Park
Bernard Rhonda B Heather Davy Robin Lyndsey