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.

Kemboi claims victory at 42nd Moy Park Belfast City Marathon

A great day for athletes across the island of Ireland and beyond, congratulations to Matthew Kiplimo Kemboi winning the 42nd Moy Park Direct Belfast City Marathon in a time of 2:14:44.  Closely followed by Aweke Ayalew Yimer in a time of 2:14:52.  Third place was Moses Kilmulwo Tyuange in a time of 2:15:10.

For the ladies, Beatrice Jepkemei came in first in a time of 2:35:03.  In second place, Laila Aziza Alaoui finished in a time of 2:35:20.  Shewaye Woldemeskel was third in a time of 2:39:58.   

Congratulations also to Paul Hannon who won the Wheelchair Race in a time of 2:27:38.

A full list of the results will be available at on Monday 6th May 2024..

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The Moy Park Belfast City Marathon and Half Marathon is sponsored by Moy Park, Northern Ireland Electricity Newtworks, Belfast Live, Daily Mirror, Cool FM, Downtown, Downtown Country, Translink, Better, Tayto, Belfast City Council, Deep RiverRock, Athletics NI, Charles Hurst, Linwoods Health Foods and Mac in a Sac. The official charity partner is Air Ambulance Northern Ireland.