All roads lead to Dervock for 2013 KK McArthur Running Festival

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Take route B66 to Dervock on Saturday for the 2013 Kennedy Kane McArthur Festival of Running.

Runners from across the province and further afield will descend on the village of Dervock for the annual Half Marathon and 10K.

The 10K gets proceedings under way at 10.45am followed by the Half Marathon at 11.00am.

There will be a carnival atmosphere in Dervock with entertainment in the playing field at William Pinkerton Memorial Primary School during the day. So come out enjoy the entertainment and support the athletes as they tackle their 10K, and 13.1 mile challenge.

The organisers Springwell Running Club and Dervock & District Community Association would like to thank Dervock & District Community Association Ltd, Ulster-Scotch Agency and Ballymoney Borough Council for supporting the event.

Competitors can collect Race Packs from Race Registration in the William Pinkerton Memorial Primary School, 182 Knock Road Dervock BT53 8BB on Friday 19 July between 4.00pm and 8.00pm or Saturday 20 July between 8.00am and 10.00am. Late entries can be made at registration on Friday and Saturday. There will be no entries taken after 10.00am.

There will be no parking on the Knock Road, Carncullagh Road, within the 30mph village limits on Saturday.

Similarly, there will be No Parking on the Bregagh Road between its junctions with the Ballinlea and Ballykenver Roads. Competitors and spectators should use the designated Car Parks which will be well signed posted.

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