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Stuart Kennedy of Beechmount Harriers is offering training plans to get you ready for the 2022 Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday September 18th.

Stuart is currently in the top 20 runners in the world that have the longest time span between their first & latest sub 3 hour marathons, running his first sub 3 hour marathon at the age of 15 in 1983. His most recent sub 3 hour run was in the 2022 Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon, 38 years after his first sub 3 hour marathon.


Stuart runs for Ireland as a masters athlete and has won European bronze as part of the Irish cross country team. 

Coaching a variety of distances with a wide range of abilities for over 20 years, Stuart believes that having a coach can help you set & achieve your running goals. He knows how important exercise is for your emotional and physical health and would recommend that individuals should run in groups because it enables you to keep motivated and helps you meet different people with similar aims in life.

Training plans are FREE and can be selected when purchasing tickets for the 2022 Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon. 

To download a copy of the training plan please CLICK HERE.

If you have trouble downloading this document, please contact info@belfastcitymarathon.gov.uk to request the training plan.

For a personalised plan, please contact stuartbelfastcitymarathoncoach@gmail.com.