Marathon Cuban Christmas Quiz this Wednesday

02 December 2019

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Cuban Christmas Quiz is just days away!  You could WIN a much sought after place in the 2020 Trek Cuba trip with event charity partner Cancer Focus NI!

Marathon Cuban Christmas Quiz this Wednesday

The “Christmas in Cuba” Quiz night will take place on Wednesday 4th December at 7.30pm in The Chelsea, Lisburn Road with the ultimate quiz master hosting - Pete Snodden from the Cool FM Breakfast Show! 


Supported by the event sponsors and partners there will be a range of fantastic prizes (see below) to be won including a place in the Cancer Focus NI organised Trek Cuba, worth over £4000!  Trek Cuba takes place between 6th – 15th March 2020, starting in the vibrant city of Havana, also a Unesco World Heritage Site, finishing in the colonial old town of Trinidad.  Through this incredible 7-day challenge you will trek through Cuba’s spectacular countryside and rural villages – truly an experience of a lifetime!


The Cuban themed Christmas event is open to the public on the night with up to 100 places available. Tables will be available on a first come first served basis at a cost of £10 with a maximum of 5 people per team, perfect for your Team Relay team!   Quiz goers are encouraged to come dressed Cuban style for a chance to win the best dressed prize!


All proceeds from the evening will go to Cancer Focus NI to help fund their Immunotherapy Research at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) in Queen’s University Belfast.


What could your team WIN at the Christmas in Cuba Quiz?


1st Prize courtesy of title sponsor Deep RiverRock - Ulster Match Tickets for Ulster V Connacht Pro 14 Game on Friday 27th December 2019 AND £50 Love2Shop vouchers for each of your team

2nd Prize courtesy of radio sponsor Cool FM - Flexi tickets to a Belfast Giants Game

3rd Prize courtesy of sponsor SPAR - a goodie bag of artisan products for each of your team

4th Prize courtesy of sponsor Athletics NI - Titanic Quarter 10K entries

5th Prize courtesy of sponsor Tayto - Tayto Selection Boxes

Best Dressed "Cuban style" Prize courtesy of sponsor Decathlon - £100 Decathlon voucher

Photo share Competition Prize courtesy of sponsor Belfast Live - £100 One4All Voucher


Raffles prizes:

  • Grand prize of a Cancer Focus NI "Trek Cuba" place AND a Decathlon Hiking Gift Pack
  • One pair of tickets for comedian Romesh Ranganathan at Sold Out Gig, courtesy of Cool FM
  • ASYRA Pro Health Check voucher, courtesy of Nutrition Sponsor Framar Health
  • One pair of Enterprise Plus Tickets courtesy of Official Transport Partner, Translink
  • Event entry to a 2020 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon event of your choice
  • Tayto hamper of goodies 
  • Four Star Pizza vouchers for a 14" pizza
  • Family Pass for Belfast Zoo (Belfast City Council)
  • Hamper from St George's Market (Belfast City Council)


Entries are open for the 39th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon events at via the brand new Eventmaster online registration station.  Entries can be made via mobile or desktop with a middle rate available until  Friday 28th February 2010.  Final entry will be on 10th April 2020.


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