Almost 2000 entries already for the Virtual Marathon Distance Run - THANK YOU

14 May 2020


We have nearly reached 2,000 entries for our new Virtual Marathon Distance Run!  After only one week of registration opening!

Virtual Marathon Distance Run Entries Flying In

THANK YOU for all your support as we help raise much needed funds for our official nominated charity, Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.  

Remember you can walk, 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).  Why not get your entire household involved! 🏃‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽‍♂️

❗️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 full distance must be completed and results sent in before midnight on 30th June (see event web link above for guidance on how to upload your results).

**You can donate also to Cancer Focus NI here:


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.