Dad and daughter seek to reclaim half marathon world record in Belfast

03 July 2024

David (65) and April Clarke (32) achieved the Guinness World Record for fastest half marathon ran by parent and child (mixed) at Larne on 28th August 2022 in a combined time of 2 hours 44 minutes and 2 seconds, taking 1 minute and 30 seconds off the previous record. 

British Milers Club and Lagan Valley AC Meet supported by Belfast City Marathon
Belfast City Marathon support British Milers Club and Lagan Valley AC Meet

05 June 2024

Seventy years ago, on the 6th May 1954, Roger Bannister became the first man in the World to run under 4 minutes for the one mile. Seven decades later the ability to run four laps of a track in under a minute per lap is a feat achieved by fewer men than have reached the summit of Everest. Locally only 14 men from Northern Ireland can call themselves a member of the sub four club and only two of those have been achieved this century.

26.2 Crew Update – COMPLETED IT!

30 May 2024

11 ambassadors have embarked on an exclusive journey to complete their very first ever marathon on Sunday 5th May in Belfast, and we’ve had exclusive updates along the way. We are absolutely delighted to say that all 11 crew members completed the 26.2 mile challenge! 

Kemboi claims victory at 42nd Moy Park Belfast City Marathon

06 May 2024

On Sunday 5th May, over 19,000 thousand people ran, walk or jogged in the 42nd Moy Park Belfast City Marathon.The event started at Stormont Estate and finished in Ormeau Park with an array of entertainment provided to support the spectators and visitors – relaying live streams from the race on the Big Screen by BBC NI.

Tourism NI Boost Race Weekend for Moy Park Belfast City Marathon
Festival of Fools returns to Belfast City Centre May 4th - 9th 2024

01 May 2024

The Festival of Fools returns to Belfast City Centre from May 4th -  9th 2024. The festival offers three days of free daytime programmes which are jam-packed, all-inclusive daytime entertainment for the whole family!

Runners Gear Up for Moy Park Belfast City Marathon as Translink Announce Early Trains for Race Day

26 April 2024

Translink has announced it will once again operate a series of early trains on Sunday 5th May to help those taking part in the Moy Park Belfast City Marathon on Sunday 5 May. 

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