Spar Omagh Half Marathon & 5k
Saturday, 28 March 2020 10:00
Fun Run, Road Race
5 Km, Half Marathon
The Omagh Half Marathon & Fun Run, in its 31st year, started off as a 10mile race in 1981. In 1986 it was a 12mile race but changed to Half Marathon distance in 1987 to this day. Originally Omagh Junior Chamber organised it from 1981 to 1996 before it was cancelled for three years from 1997. Local Running Club Omagh Harriers took over and restarted it in March 2000. The SPAR Omagh Half Marathon Race & 5Km Run/Walk has had a steady increase in its numbers from 240 in the year 2000, but with slick organizing by the hard working committee of Omagh Harriers Half Marathon Committee, it is now one of the top Half Marathons in the Country with nearly 4000 runners in April 2019. There is a quality long-sleeved top guaranteed for All Half Marathon entries and newly designed medals for All finishers including 5k Run finishers. Chip timing, fast course, race pacers, street entertainment, post race massage, quality refreshments are all on offer to make this one of the top sports events
Please support our Sponsors, SPAR, TC AUTOS, OMAGH CREDIT UNION, MJ McIVOR SOLICITORS, CALOR, CALDWELL CYCLES, BRADLEY'S PHARMACY, JMG SYSTEMS, PIZZARAMA, HSS, GRANTS OF OMAGH, WHITE'S, SILVERBIRCH HOTEL, LINWOODS.
Half Marathon walk this year starts at 9am & the Half Marathon Run starts at 10am.
SPAR 5k Run Incorporating Schools 5k Championships
5k this year starts at 10.10am, 10minutes after the Half Marathon Run starts.
A prize fund of over £5500, £250 bonus for the 1st male & female to break the record time (Male-64.45min, Female-74.28min) There is a quality long sleeved top guaranteed for all Half Marathon entries and newly designed medals for ALL finishers including 5k Fun Run finishers.
Pacers will be there to help you run your target Half Marathon time. We have pacers for 1.30hrs, 1.45hrs, 2hrs, 2.15hrs, & 2.30hrs. They will be clearly visible at the start line.
Cash Prizes in all categories listed below.
Male & Female Overall; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th.
Male & Female; 1st, 2nd in all Categories, Under 20, over 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65
Wheelchair; 1st, 2nd Male & Female
Team Prize; 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male & Female Team (6 to run, 3 to score)
Male & Female Overall; 1st, 2nd.
Male & Female 1st, 2nd in all Categories, Under 19, 17, 15, 13.
Male & Female School Team; 1st