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Have you always wanted to run a Marathon, but felt you didn’t know where to start?


Well now is your opportunity!  The organisers at the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are setting up a group called “Experiment 26.2” to help, support and watch 10 people cross the finish line on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May for their first marathon.


As an Experiment 26.2 Ambassador, you will be given:

  • Full training gear – shorts/t-shirts/jacket/socks/trainers
  • Free Gait Analysis test
  • Complimentary Hampers
    • Bottles of Deep RiverRock
    • Bottles of PowerAde
    • Sachets of White’s Oats Porridge
    • Packets of Linwoods Hemp
  • Free Training Plan
  • Free Q&A Session with Technical Expert from ASICS
  • And much more


To qualify for this amazing experience, you must be able to agree to the following:

  • I am over the age of 18 years old
  • I have a relative level of fitness and can run 4-5 miles comfortably
  • I have permission from your doctor to participate
  • I am happy to take part in any PR related activity such as photographs, training sessions or interviews. I understand that I will be required to write blogs about my training and experience once a month to share with other participants/followers of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
  • I understand that I can only pull out of Experiment 26.2 because of an injury, sickness or death in my family*

    *Any participants who pull out due to injury will need to present a medical note to the Event Manager 


“Experiment 26.2” will have one key meeting per month (December-April) and will also have group long runs/training sessions once a month.  These will provide motivation and support for individuals who wish to be part of a team, achieve their goal or reach their best time.


If you are interested in this wonderful experience, please email before Friday 24th November 2017.