Race Weekend

 

Expo

Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon and Half Marathon will kick off with an Expo and Pack Collection at the Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC).

Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon Expo & Pack Collection - Friday 28th or Saturday 29th April 2023

Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon Expo & Pack Collection - Saturday 16th September 2023

All participants need to attend the Pack Collection and Expo to receive their race number, t-shirt and bag.

**No packs will be posted in 2023. No packs will be available for collection on Race Day** 

Race numbers will only be assigned upon presentation of your QR code at the Expo. Your QR code can be found within your confirmation email received upon registering, or within your Eventmaster account.

 

Race Day

Sunday 30th April

The Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon will start at Stormont Estate and finish on Ormeau Embankment. The race takes in South, East, North and West of Belfast. The Team Relay will follow the same route as the Marathon and Wheelchair race, while the 8 Mile Walk follows a similar route for the first 8 miles before finishing on Ormeau Embankment. For more information on the event and on the route, click here.

Sunday 17th September

The Mash Direct Belfast City Half Marathon will start and finish on Ormeau Embankment. The race takes in South, East, North and West of Belfast. For more information on the event and on the route, click here. You are advised to arrive early and be aware of the bag drop and toilet provision. Please plan out your journey to the start line. Participant instructions will be distributed via email ahead of race day - take time to read these carefully.

 

Road Closures & Traffic Advice

Motorists can expect some disruption throughout the morning of the event, although every attempt will be made to ensure that this is kept to a minimum. We appreciate the inconvenience of traffic disruption but ask that the public please follow the traffic diversion signs. These are set up with participant safety and the safety of all road users being priority, to assist with traffic management in and around the event.

Full details on road closures will be available in due course.