Sign up now for the Virtual Marathon Distance Run

20 May 2020

๐Ÿ“ข REMINDER!  THERE'S STILL TIME TO SIGN UP and complete the Virtual Marathon Distance Run!

Reminder to sign up for Virtual Marathon Distance Run

This brand new virtual event has been organised by the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon to help keep you motivated and raise much needed funds for our official nominated charity, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.  You can also donate here:

๐Ÿ”นWalk, jog or run the distance of 26.2 miles across a number of days/weeks, safely and always following Government Advice on Social Distancing (please note this challenge is not intended to be done in one day). 

๐ŸŸข As per the latest government update on 11th May 2020, you can exercise outdoors (safely) as often as you wish! Why not get your entire household involved! ๐Ÿƒ‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿป‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿป‍โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿฝ‍โ™‚๏ธYou could complete your daily run/jog in the morning and head out again in the afternoon to support a family member walking the distance ๐Ÿ‘Œ

๐Ÿ”น£15 entry fee - all participants will receive a medal and complimentary Cancer Focus NI T-shirt **these will be posted to the address you provide when registering**

๐Ÿ”น Option to purchase an Event Tech T-shirt for £5 at the time of registration or by contacting the Marathon Office

๐Ÿ”นOnce your 26.2 miles are complete, upload / send us your results.  Details here: 

All results must be submitted  before midnight on 30th June 2020.

โ—๏ธBelfast City Marathon Ltd would like to stress the importance of adhering to local Government legislation on exercise during COVID-19 including social distancing.  For full details, Ts and Cs (including crucial medical advice) and to register for the new Virtual Marathon Distance Run, please visit our website events section here:

Final entry will be at midnight on Friday 19th June 2020.


The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is sponsored by Athletics NI, Daily Mirror, Belfast Live, SPAR, Decathlon Belfast, Better, Cool FM (Downtown Radio and Downtown Country), Translink, Framar Health, Tayto and Four Star Pizza. This year's official charity is Cancer Focus NI.