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Challenge Team Half Marathon Finishers

27 September 2019

THEY DID IT!!  Challenge 13.1 stormed their FIRST EVER Half Marathon last Sunday!

Challenge Team Half Marathon Finishers

🏅MASSIVE well done to Karen McMinnis, Alex Murdock, Caroline Smyth, Robert Biggerstaff and Eilish Simpson who are ambassadors of each of our 5 Charity Partners.


🏃🏻🏃‍♀️Challenge 13.1 first met together and started a 12 week training programme with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon on 1st July.  And what a journey it’s been!


✨We are so proud of you all and can’t wait to see where your running journey will take you...this is just the start!


📝 You can read all the Challenge 13.1 final post-race blogs here: www.belfastcitymarathon.com/training-blogs


Special thank you to Stuart Kennedy the Official Coach, our Official Nutrition Partner Framar Health (Sarah Trimble Nutrition ) and Official Gym Partner Better for supporting the Challenge 13.1 programme. Also to all the event organisers who provided complimentary race entries and our Pacers providing an LSR training opportunity.


You can still donate to each of the Challenge 13.1 fundraising pages here:


Karen at Cancer Focus NI https://give.everydayhero.com/uk/karen-mcminnis-my-first-half-marathon


Alex at Action Mental Health  www.justgiving.com/fundraising/alexmurdock-amh


Caroline at Air Ambulance NI 



Robert at Stroke Association www.justgiving.com/fundraising/robert-biggerstaff1


Eilish at BART www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Eilish-Simpson


Wishing you all the very best of luck with your next running venture Challenge 13.1! Hope to see you all at the start line on Sunday 3rd May 2020 ;)