Belfast Half Marathon Celebrates Ten Years with Ten Town Tour

21 July 2023

2023 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon, and to celebrate, the event team are taking a road trip across Northern Ireland with special giveaways in 10 towns!

Belfast Half Marathon Celebrates Ten Years with Ten Town Tour

The iconic 13.1 mile race through the heart of Belfast sold out weeks ahead of the anticipated entry deadline, but organisers were able to release additional entries to meet the overwhelming demand. This celebratory road trip gives you a chance to secure a highly sought after entry, not to mention merchandise, cinema gift vouchers, one4all vouchers, shopping vouchers AND concert tickets!

The first person to find the team in each town will get their hands on a goodie bag worth over £100 and it gets better than that… The winner from each town will be entered into a prize draw to win a MEGAPRIZE worth over £500 including;

Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon complimentary entry for 2

2 night stay at the Maldron Hotel Sat 16th & Sun 17th September

Car rental courtesy of Charles Hurst

Olympia Spa Experience by Better for 2

Mash Direct Hamper and Air Fryer

Between July 28th and 31st, the team will be easily identified travelling across Northern Ireland in a beautifully branded Toyota bZ4x courtesy of Charles Hurst. The all-new fully electric SUV has an excellent range of over 300 miles, with a design fit for city style and performance ready to take on adventure.

Here’s where you will find the Marathon Team;

Friday 28th July





Saturday 29th July




Monday 31st July




For clues and updates, make sure you’re following Belfast City Marathon on Facebook / @MarathonBelfast Twitter / @marathonbcm and Instagram / @belfastcitymarathon

Additional entries for the 10 year anniversary staging of the Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon are available online at These additional entries come at a discounted rate as while you will receive a commemorative t-shirt, no medals will be included. Entries will close midnight Friday, August 18th but be aware, these extra entries are limited and may sell out!

The Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon and Half Marathon is sponsored by Mash Direct, Athletics Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Daily Mirror, Better, Belfast Live, Cool FM, Downtown Radio, Downtown Country, Translink, Deep RiverRock,, Linwoods Health Foods, Charles Hurst and Tayto. The official charity partner is Air Ambulance Northern Ireland.