Malta Marathon

LRC 10K Race & Route

The 2023 Eurosport LRC 10k – Sunday 8th October


Organiser of the event: 
Malta Marathon

Owner of the event: 
Ladies Running Club

Applications open: 
8th July 2023

Official application closing date:
30th September 2023 including receipt of the application fee or earlier if no more applications can be accepted. Applications are only guaranteed and confirmed upon receipt of the application fee which will be on a first come first served basis. The Organiser reserves the right to change the Official closing date at any time without prior notice. To Apply, go to the Application Forms page, late applications may not be accepted.

Participants must register and collect their race number, timing chips and pins from Eurosport B'Kara on the 7th of October from 1100 to 1430.

Race numbers can only be collected by giving the registration official the applicant’s ID number or Passport Number, whichever was used to apply for the 2023 Eurosport Ladies Running Club 10K.

Race numbers can be collected on behalf of an applicant by another person, however the ID number or Passport Number, whichever was used to apply for the 2023 Eurosport Glass Ladies Running Club 10K must be given to the registration official.

There will be no need to have the ID or passport in hand, the number will be enough.

The first 500 males and females who apply and pay the application fee and who are at least 15 years old on the day of the race.

LRC 10k Application Fee:
€20.00 for applications and fees received by the 1st October 2023.
€25.00 for applications and fees received and accepted after the 1st October 2023.

LRC Kids Race (5 to 15) Application Fee:
€7.00 for applications and fees received by the 27th September 2022.
€10.00  for applications and fees received and accepted after the 27th September 2022.

Age 15, may apply either for the 10K or for the Kids Race.

Richmond Foundation is a non-governmental, non profit making organisation working in the field on mental health and the only one of its kind in Malta. The services it offers range between residential services for adults who suffer from serious mental health problems, KIDS residential programme for children who suffer challenge behaviour, Villa Chelsea rehbilitation service for persons leaving Mount Carmel Hospital with a view to integrating back into the community, and services for persons who, due to some life event, such as losing a loved one in tragic circumstances, experience mental health problems. As an organisation we would like to send a message to the people out there who are suffering, to reach out for help and also to help them prevent from developing mental health problems.

Anyone needing help from the Richmond Foundation can call for free on helpline 1770.

Application fees for participants registering on-line may be paid either by credit card or by bank transfer. 

When paying the application fee by bank transfer, the Application Code must be included in the transaction details of the bank transfer.

Application status:
Applicants applying on-line will automatically receive an email with the participant details as submitted, the application status at this stage would be Processed Not Paid.

Applicants paying on-line by credit card immediately after having applied on-line will automatically receive an email with the participant details as submitted, the application status at this stage would be Confirmed.

Applicants applying and paying the application fee by bank transfer will receive an email with the participant details as submitted or with any adjustments requested by the applicant. The application status at this stage would be Confirmedas long as the fee is received before the race is full and the applications are closed.

Application fees:
Application fees are non refundable and cannot be transferred to another event, even if in the unlikely event that the event is not held for whatever reason.

Race numbers, pins and timing chips:
Race numbers, pins and timings chips will be given out at registration. 

Do not remove or tamper with your timing chip. The timing chip is embedded in a white strip at the back of the number.
Under no circumstance should you ever cross the start and finish lines with somebody else’s timing chip on you. Do not give your race number to anyone else, this could lead to your disqualification from future organised races.

Start and Finish: Triq Il-Mitjar Ta' San Niklaw, limits of Siggiewi.

Start time: 0700

Finish line: The finish line will close at 0900, San Michel and Powerade will be provided at the finish.

Commemorative award:
All athletes finishing before their finish closes will be able to collect their presented with a commemorative medal after they cross the finish line.

Awards for the Mdina Glass Ladies Running Club 10k:
1st 3 Males, 1st 3 Females, 
1st 3 Male Teams, 1st 3 Female Teams
1st & 2nd M/F over 40, 1st & 2nd M/F over 45, 1st & 2nd M/F over 50, 1st & 2nd M/F over 55, 1st & 2nd M/F over 60,1st & 2nd M/F over 65,1st & 2nd M/F over 70

Note: The age group category of each individual wil be based on the age of the individual on the day of the race, as allowed by the World Athletics Competition and Technical rules (See footnote of Rule 141).

Special awards for 2023:
- Lina Borg Costanzi memory award - 1st Ladies Running Club member

Award ceremony:
The award ceremony will be held in the morning at the finish towards the end of the event. Hang around because you or a friend of yours may have won an award. The organiser is not responsible for awards not collected in person by the winners during the award giving ceremony.

Team competition:
A team may represent any club or group, a team will consist of 3 runners.  Every 3 same sex, members of a club or group, who finish the event will be classified as having participated in the team competition.  Runners who do NOT name their team on their application form will NOT be classified as having participated in the team competition. Requests for team changes after an application form has been sent in, may only be made by the participant himself or herself. Team names deemed offensive or otherwise may not be accepted by the organisers.  Team awards will be based on the overall positions of the individual team members. If 2 or more teams finish on equal points the top places will be awarded to the first team/s whose last participant finishes before the other team's last particpant.

Results will be available from the Malta Marathon website once they have been made official, participants who registered on-line or by post and who have given a valid and clear email address will be advised by email when the results are available.

Other race information: 
The following are some important race details.

  1. Toilet facilities are available close to the start and finish.
  2. Athletes who in any way deface or fold their race number are liable to disqualification; numbers are to be worn on the front and are to be clearly visible.
  3. Athletes who are not clearly behind the start line at the start of their race are also liable to disqualification.
  4. Faster athletes should be given preference to stay at the front of the starting line, please do not hinder faster runners.
  5. There will be 1 water station at approximately the 5.6km.
  6. Kilometres will be marked along the route.
  7. There will be traffic officers to control traffic in various parts of the route but remember the route is not traffic free, so we urge you to be cautious and where possible run on the pavements. Better to be safe than a couple of seconds faster.
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