Foundation Member – Belfast City Marathon

Belfast City Marathon is honoured to offer two major sporting events to the athletics calendar annually in Northern Ireland; the Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon and the Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon.

The Belfast City Marathon moves into its 41st year in 2023, with support from title sponsor Mash Direct. There is an event to suit all levels of fitness on Sunday 30th April including a Marathon Run, Wheelchair Race, Team Relay and Walk.

The Belfast City Half Marathon celebrates its 10th staging in 2023 – On Sunday 17th September 2023 at 9.00am, participants are expected to set off on their 13.1 mile journey from Ormeau Embankment in a bid to complete the largest Half Marathon event in Northern Ireland.

The Belfast event is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland, and is renowned for the incredible local support. It’s regarded as one of the biggest fundraising events for local and national charities, raising over £1.1m annually as the largest mass sport participatory event in Northern Ireland.

Moving forward Belfast City Marathon are looking forward to developing their events and adding more to their portfolio to engage with the local, national, and international running community.

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