Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon News

14 November 2017

Be Active and train for a marathon with St Colman's Sports Complex in Newry

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon has teamed up with St Colman’s Sports Complex, Newry to offer ALL 2018 entrants 20% off 12 month track memberships!   
Be Active and train for a marathon with St Colman
10 November 2017

World Kindness Day Competition - Monday 13th November

We have teamed up with our 2018 Deep RiverRock sponsors to celebrate World Kindness Day on Monday 13th November 2017!  We'll be giving away one big prize worth over £200!
World Kindness Day Competition - Monday 13th November
07 November 2017

Train for a marathon in 6 months at Mary Peters with 40% track discount

Have you entered the 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon ? Or want to enter but struggle with marathon training motivation during winter?
Train for a marathon in 6 months at Mary Peters with 40% track discount
31 October 2017

Calling all early birds before midnight

Last chance to save money on entry to the 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon!  Prices go up from midnight tonight on Tuesday 31st October 2017.
Calling all early birds before midnight
30 October 2017

WIN WITH ASICS

Now people everywhere are sharing how they move with #IMoveMe.  Join the movement and win a full head to toe outfit from ASICS!
WIN WITH ASICS
26 October 2017

Save money by entering the 37th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Early

Entries are already coming in for the 37th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon which will be held on May Day Bank Holiday, 7th May 2018. The event was officially launched on Wednesday 25th October by David Seaton, Chairman of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon at the Mary Peters Track, Belfast;  
Save money by entering the 37th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Early
10 October 2017

World Porridge Day competition

WIN with White's Oats!
World Porridge Day competition
06 October 2017

2018 Route

6TH OCTOBER 2017
2018 Route
06 October 2017

2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Event Entries Now Open

It’s OFFICIAL!  Entries for the 37th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are NOW OPEN at www.belfastcitymarathon.com
2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Event Entries Now Open
03 October 2017

ASICS DYNAFLYTE COMPETITION

WIN a pair of DYNAFLYTE™ 2 with FlyteFoam tech, courtesy of ASICS, the main Sportswear and Training partner for the 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon!  
ASICS DYNAFLYTE COMPETITION
15 September 2017

Race Results

Where will your official results be after the race?
Race Results
15 September 2017

Race Day Activities Sunday 17th September

Do you have family and friends coming to support you on race day?  Here's what's happening at the finish area in Ormeau Park...
Race Day Activities Sunday 17th September
15 September 2017

Please check you have received your Race Pack

FRIDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER 1015AM IMPORTANT UPDATE
Please check you have received your Race Pack
13 September 2017

Hydration and Energy Stations plus duty of care on race day

Please find below details of the Hydration and Energy Stations at the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.
Hydration and Energy Stations plus duty of care on race day
13 September 2017

Local dad calls on runners to support Mencap

Ahead of the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, one father is asking runners and supporters to #StepUp4Mencap  
Local dad calls on runners to support Mencap
09 September 2017

FinisherPix Race Day Photos

FINISHER PIX - NEVER FORGET YOUR RACE!
FinisherPix Race Day Photos
08 September 2017

PACERS FACEBOOK LIVE Q AND A MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 8PM

Join our 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Pacer team on Facebook, on Monday 11th September 8.00 - 8.30 pm, as they conduct a Live Q&A session.
PACERS FACEBOOK LIVE Q AND A MONDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 8PM
08 September 2017

RACE DAY INSTRUCTIONS

Here are the key things you need to know for race day!  From parking, toilets to shower and changing facilities and more...
RACE DAY INSTRUCTIONS
08 September 2017

Travel and Parking Advice for Race Day

Please allow plenty of time for traveling, parking and walking to the start line for 9am sharp on Sunday 17th September!
Travel and Parking Advice for Race Day
08 September 2017

TRAFFIC DISRUPTION Belfast City Half Marathon Sunday 17th September

On Sunday 17th September, 3,500 participants will set off on their 13.1 mile journey from Ormeau Park in a bid to complete the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.  Starting and finishing in Ormeau Park, the Half Marathon route takes in the picturesque Belfast City, from Victoria Park to Cornmarket, the Falls Road to Botanic Avenue.
TRAFFIC DISRUPTION Belfast City Half Marathon Sunday 17th September
08 September 2017

MEDICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR HALF MARATHON ENTRANTS

Important announcement from the Medical Doctor of the Half Marathon!  Please read in preparation of the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday 17th September.
MEDICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR HALF MARATHON ENTRANTS
07 September 2017

SOLD OUT EVENT

Thank you to everyone who has entered the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!
SOLD OUT EVENT
05 September 2017

Only 150 places left for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

There has been much excitement and anticipation in the build-up to the biggest Half Marathon event in Northern Ireland! 
Only 150 places left for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
04 September 2017

Pacers Q&A Competition

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Pacers 2017 group will be conducting a Facebook Live Q&A on Monday 11th September between 8.00 - 8.30pm.
Pacers Q&A Competition
04 September 2017

Football star Josh Magennis helps local school raise more than one thousand pounds for Mencap

Ahead of Northern Ireland’s upcoming World Cup Qualifier against Czech Republic tonight, one local school has more than one reason to cheer on footballer Josh Magennis.
Football star Josh Magennis helps local school raise more than one thousand pounds for Mencap
31 August 2017

ASICS GELKENUN COMPETITION

WIN a pair of #GELKENUN trainers, courtesy of ASICS!  
ASICS GELKENUN COMPETITION
31 August 2017

Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon

We are awash with excitement at Team Belfast City Half Marathon!
Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon
25 August 2017

Newry Duo tackle Half Marathon together

Newry born Irene and Cathy Rice are in full training for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon (Sunday 17th September).
Newry Duo tackle Half Marathon together
21 August 2017

Last Chance to Personalise Your Race Number for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Due to its success at the Full Marathon event in May, Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon entrants have the opportunity to personalise their race bib for the first time. 
Last Chance to Personalise Your Race Number for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
21 August 2017

Go Lynsey go!

Bangor woman calls on runners to join her in half marathon for Mencap
Go Lynsey go!
18 August 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Volunteer Wayne Crowe talks to Frank Mitchell on U105

Wayne Crowe has volunteered for 5 years and is encouraging you to volunteer at the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday 17th September.
Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Volunteer Wayne Crowe talks to Frank Mitchell on U105
18 August 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Needs You to Volunteer

Will YOU Volunteer for us?
Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Needs You to Volunteer
11 August 2017

Race Your Way to 200 Pounds with Pure Running and the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

On Sunday 17th September, close to 3,500 participants will set off on their 13.1 mile journey from Ormeau Park in a bid to complete the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.
Race Your Way to 200 Pounds with Pure Running and the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
10 August 2017

2017 Half Marathon Route

A flat and fast course again!
2017 Half Marathon Route
10 August 2017

Volunteers we need you!

Is running your passion? Do you like organising and helping people? Do you love being part of a team?
Volunteers  we need you!
10 August 2017

Stay Tuned to U105 in August for your chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!

In July, U105 gave one lucky listener a two-night break at the stunning Slieve Donard Resort and Spa as well as VIP access to the best vantage point in Newcastle to watch the Festival of Flight Air show!
Stay Tuned to U105 in August for your chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!
10 August 2017

#FeelFast with the New RoadHawk FF

The new RoadHawk FF is the latest addition to our performance running line-up.
#FeelFast with the New RoadHawk FF
10 August 2017

Join our Mencap Half 1,000 & #StepUp4Mencap

As we count down the weeks until the Belfast City Half Marathon....
Join our Mencap Half 1,000 & #StepUp4Mencap
10 August 2017

Belfast Live Sport

Bringing you the latest local sports news!
Belfast Live Sport
04 August 2017

A Crafty Chance to WIN with Tayto and Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon 2017

We are delighted to announce that Tayto will be providing a "Crafty" set of prizes at the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon 2017!
A Crafty Chance to WIN with Tayto and Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon 2017
27 June 2017

#BringIt for #WRWC2017

With less than 8 weeks to go the excitement is building as Belfast gets ready to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup, 2017. 
#BringIt for #WRWC2017
20 June 2017

Join our Mencap Marathon 1,000 & #StepUp4Mencap

Last month we launched the Belfast City Half Marathon and we’re delighted to say that we already have over 300 keen and eager runners who will #StepUp4Mencap on the 17th September in this 13.1 mile challenge.
Join our Mencap Marathon 1,000 & #StepUp4Mencap
20 June 2017

NI gets ready to welcome the UEFA Women's U19 championships

NI gets ready to welcome the UEFA Women
19 June 2017

The Gel Kayano 24 have arrived!

The Gel Kayano 24 have arrived!
19 June 2017

Twilight Market summer beach party

For the time ever there’ll be a summer Twilight Market at St George’s Market. 
Twilight Market summer beach party
15 June 2017

Enjoy a little Summer adventure with Translink

Explore more this Summer with Translink and bring your family on a little adventure by bus or train.
Enjoy a little Summer adventure with Translink
26 May 2017

Mencap is delighted to be the official charity of the Belfast City Half Marathon 2017!

Mencap is delighted to be the official charity of the Belfast City Half Marathon 2017, the second Half Marathon of our 3 year partnership.
Mencap is delighted to be the official charity of the Belfast City Half Marathon 2017!
26 May 2017

Stay Tuned to U105 in June!

Stay Tuned to U105 in June for your chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!  
Stay Tuned to U105 in June!
25 May 2017

Get ready to fly with ASICS

Join our ASICS elite athletes and prepare for takeoff.‚Äč
Get ready to fly with ASICS
25 May 2017

Meet the latest awesome product from Linwoods Hemp Protein+!

Get all the benefits of a natural protein boost PLUS additional goodness thrown in for good measure.
Meet the latest awesome product from Linwoods  Hemp Protein+!
24 May 2017

R U Ready for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!

The organisers of the Belfast City Half Marathon are delighted to OPEN entries for their 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon which was launched this morning and takes place on Sunday 17th September.
R U Ready for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!
12 May 2017

UEFA Women's Under-19 Championships

The prestigious UEFA Women's Under-19 Championships will take place this summer - from Tuesday 8th to Sunday 20th of August across various footballing venues in Northern Ireland. 
UEFA Women
12 May 2017

Twilight Markets for 2017

Back by popular demand, Twilight Market is set to return to St George's Market in 2017 and we've increased the number of markets from two to three. Giving you even more opportunity to visit any of the Twilight Market events over the coming months.
Twilight Markets for 2017
12 May 2017

Very big thank you from Miss Northern Ireland for SteppingUp4Mencap!

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=stepup4mencap 
Very big thank you from Miss Northern Ireland for SteppingUp4Mencap!
12 May 2017

Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival

Ahoy there land lovers and seafarers!
Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival
12 May 2017

Crowne Plaza, Belfast plays host to the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Awards

Chairman of the Belfast City Marathon David Seaton, joined sponsors, prize winners and family supporters at last night’s award ceremony (Wednesday 10th May) at the Crowne Plaza, Shaws Bridge, Belfast.
Crowne Plaza, Belfast plays host to the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Awards
02 May 2017

LAURA GRAHAM and BERNARD RIOTICH WIN DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON

Northern Ireland’s Laura Graham deservedly stole the headlines with a memorable victory as tens of thousands of athletes took to the streets of Belfast for the 36th annual Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon (Monday 1st May 2017).
LAURA GRAHAM and BERNARD RIOTICH WIN DEEP RIVERROCK BELFAST CITY MARATHON
26 April 2017

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017 Traffic Advice

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017  Traffic Advice
25 April 2017

Take the Hassle Free Route Travel on our Team Relay Shuttle Buses

Take the Hassle Free Route  Travel on our Team Relay Shuttle Buses
24 April 2017

Sign up at the Belfast City Marathon Mini Expo

Are you excited about participating in this year’s 36th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon?
Sign up at the Belfast City Marathon Mini Expo
23 April 2017

Last call to #StepUp4Mencap! Rugby star urges public to sign up for marathon

Rugby star and Mencap Celebrity Ambassador Paddy Jackson is calling on runners, walkers and relay team members to sign up for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in aid of learning disability charity Mencap, the official charity of the event. 
Last call to #StepUp4Mencap! Rugby star urges public to sign up for marathon
21 April 2017

Final Marathon Entry Closing in 48 Hours and Counting

Entries open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Final Marathon Entry Closing in 48 Hours and Counting
21 April 2017

Fuel up ahead of race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of Whites Oats

As an official sponsor of the Belfast City Marathon, White’s Oats want to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon by offering one lucky winner an exclusive White’s Oats Hamper to prepare you for race day.
Fuel up ahead of race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of Whites Oats
20 April 2017

Graham sets her sights on the Double at London and Belfast Marathons

Ireland's marathon champion Laura Graham confirmed at the weekend that she is again seriously considering repeating her spectacular double from a year ago when she competed in both the London and Belfast Marathons within an 8 day period. 
Graham sets her sights on the Double at London and Belfast Marathons
17 April 2017

Nutri Bullet to help you prepare before race day courtesy of Linwoods Health Foods

As an official sponsor of the Belfast City Marathon, Linwoods want to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon by offering one lucky winner an exclusive Linwoods Healthfoods Hamper and Nutri Bullet to prepare you for race day.
Nutri Bullet to help you prepare before race day courtesy of Linwoods Health Foods
14 April 2017

Treat you and your relay team after race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of Belfast Live

As an official sponsor of the Belfast City Marathon, Belfast Live want to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon by offering one lucky relay team 5 tickets to WWE Live in the SSE arena on the 6th May.
Treat you and your relay team after race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of Belfast Live
07 April 2017

Look the part on race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of ASICS

As an official sponsor of the Belfast City Marathon, ASICS want to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon by offering one lucky male and female some exclusive ASICS training it to show off on race day.
Look the part on race day with an exclusive April Prize courtesy of ASICS
04 April 2017

Dame Mary Peters returns to competition for Mencap

Runners and walkers at the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon better bring their ‘A’ game this May – they’ll be racing against an Olympic gold medallist.
Dame Mary Peters returns to competition for Mencap
04 April 2017

Lucy's Story

Mum calls for support of Mencap, the charity that helped her daughter walk and talk. Ahead of the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, local Mum shares why race participants should support the event’s official charity partner
Lucy
30 March 2017

Keep Track of your training from now until race day with an exclusive March Prize courtesy of Centra

As an official sponsor of the Belfast City Marathon, Centra want to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon by offering to help one lucky winner keep track of their training ahead of race day with this brand new fitbit alta.
Keep Track of your training from now until race day with an exclusive March Prize courtesy of Centra
29 March 2017

Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K unveils Titanic Race Medal

Designed to celebrate the 11th year of the race, the Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K has revealed a new medal design for its 2017 event on Sunday 9th April. The specially commissioned ‘Titanic’ medal will be presented to each participant who completes the 10k route.
Dale Farm Protein Milk TQ10K unveils Titanic Race Medal
28 March 2017

First Deadline Approaches

Lord Mayor Brain Kingston and Events Manager Stef Foster Encourage Runners to be Quick and get Entered!
First Deadline Approaches
14 March 2017

Whites Cinnamon and Raisin Oat Cookies

When it comes to foods for marathon training you’ll want all macros covered, Protein, Fat, Carbs and plenty of good fibre, these will all help with giving you an abundance of energy for those long sessions, as well as help with the recovery process after each one.      
Whites Cinnamon and Raisin Oat Cookies
14 March 2017

Who are your #FoyleLegends

Translink is calling out for public nominations for local living legends to be celebrated and showcased on the first ever Bus of Legends in Derry~Londonderry.    
Who are your #FoyleLegends
14 March 2017

Run with Mencaps GAA footballers this year! We are seeking more relay teams to run for Mencap NI

Are you a member of a running or football club?  Want to ‘relay run’ a section of the marathon on Bank Holiday 1 May alongside professional GAA footballers and our line up of famous faces?  
Run with Mencaps GAA footballers this year! We are seeking more relay teams to run for Mencap NI
14 March 2017

Belfast gets ready to celebrate St Patricks Day in style

Why not come to Belfast this St Patrick’s Day and watch as our city’s streets come alive with colour and carnival atmosphere as the Belfast-themed St Patrick’s Day parade leaves City Hall at 12 noon, making its way to Custom House Square.  
Belfast gets ready to celebrate St Patricks Day in style
14 March 2017

ASICS launches three new additions to The FlyteFoam

ASICS launches three new additions to The FlyteFoam™ Fast Series: NOOSA FF™, GEL-DS TRAINER™ 22 and a colour-updated DynaFlyte™, bringing the FlyteFoam™ series to runners who want to feel faster.  
ASICS launches three new additions to The FlyteFoam
14 March 2017

Race packs are coming!

Race packs will begin to be posted out by the end of the week!   If you have not recieved your race pack within two weeks please contact the marathon office on info@belfastcitymarathon.org    
Race packs are coming!
10 March 2017

Experiment 26.2 show off the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Official Merchandise

With the Marathon, Relay, Walk and Fun Run only around the corner, why not kit yourself out with the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Official Merchandise range?
Experiment 26.2 show off the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Official Merchandise
22 February 2017

Belfast Giants Launch Giant new 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Medal!

As marathon day approaches, the organisers at the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are excited to provide you with some exciting news! To celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon the organisers are delighted to announce that each relay participant will receive a uniquely crafted medal to take home!
Belfast Giants Launch Giant new 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Medal!
15 February 2017

Nutrition for Marathon Training with Whites Oats

As the 2017 Belfast Marathon fast approaches it’s great to see so many people getting involved and I think I’d be correct in saying we are well and truly into “Marathon Season” – and training has begun in earnest. 
Nutrition for Marathon Training with Whites Oats
09 February 2017

Keeping on track with Whites Oats

We’ve arrived at that time of year again when the dark mornings and the short days seem never ending and those New Year health and fitness resolutions are somewhat of a distant memory. It’s all too easy to jump ship and abandon those good intentions but let’s not forget, you’ve done the hard work- in deciding to run the Belfast City Marathon.  
Keeping on track with Whites Oats
09 February 2017

Love is in the Air with U105!

Love is in the Air with U105!
09 February 2017

Translink app takes off at Belfast International Airport

 
Translink app takes off at Belfast International Airport
09 February 2017

Join the Lord Mayor of Belfast run and fundraise for Mencap NI

Mencap NI hopes that you will choose to join Team Mencap this year and #StepUp4Mencap by running and fundraising for our official charity partner on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 2017! The Lord Mayor of Belfast is running the full marathon and fundraising in aid of Mencap NI. Rory McIlroy is also supporting our good cause and has a special message for you here.
Join the Lord Mayor of Belfast  run and fundraise for Mencap NI
09 February 2017

Everything you need for your Valentine at Centra

Why not treat your Valentine this weekend and stock up on some gifts for your love one at Centra? 
Everything you need for your Valentine at Centra
09 February 2017

Ice-Hockey World Championships Comes To Belfast In April!

The 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, Division 1 Group B, will be hosted by Ice Hockey UK for the first time in 25 years, at The SSE Arena, Belfast. Between 23–29 April 2017, our city will play host to some of the world's top ice-hockey nations with Team GB, Japan, Netherlands, Estonia, Croatia and Lithuania competing.    
Ice-Hockey World Championships Comes To Belfast In April!
09 February 2017

Get training with our Pacers!

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get in that extra training!
Get training with our Pacers!
07 February 2017

The Experiment 26.2 group are back for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
The Experiment 26.2 group are back for the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
02 February 2017

Get Healthy for February with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

As marathon day approaches, the organisers at the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon understand the importance of getting yourself not just physically ready but also nutritionally prepared for the big race.
Get Healthy for February with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
31 January 2017

Relax after Race Day with an exclusive January Prize curtesy of U105

As the official media partner, U105 have offered a special relaxation prize at The SPA, Culloden or Slieve Donard, to celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon.
Relax after Race Day with an exclusive January Prize curtesy of U105
19 January 2017

20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships for all Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Competitors!

Have you ever wanted to train in a unique Athletics Venue?
20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships for all Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Competitors!
17 January 2017

Make Tracks for the New Year, New You with ASICS

As we say goodbye to 2016, it’s time to start thinking about your resolutions for the year ahead – to get fitter, lose weight or tackle that marathon.
Make Tracks for the New Year, New You with ASICS
16 January 2017

Run the marathon in a much coveted Mencap running vest

Mencap NI would also like to thank you for signing up to take part in 2017’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon. We hope that you will choose to join Team Mencap this year and #StepUp4Mencap by running and fundraising for our official charity partner on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 2017!
Run the marathon in a much coveted Mencap running vest
16 January 2017

Translink Free Return Travel

Translink has announced day return travel for the price of a single after 9.30am everyday until 28th February 2017 on Ulsterbus and Goldline services (Adult & Child). Customers can enjoy great value discount travel to towns and cities across Northern Ireland, keeping more money in their pockets after the expensive festive period.
Translink Free Return Travel
16 January 2017

Linwoods Spicy Pumpkin, Coconut & Flaxseed Soup

With the twinkling Christmas lights packed away for another year, January can be a dark and cold month for many.  Daylight is short and if the sun does appear it is normally a hazy, cold shape in the sky.  This time of year we could all do with some more sunshine in our lives.  
Linwoods Spicy Pumpkin, Coconut & Flaxseed Soup
16 January 2017

January Motivational Tips for Winter Running

When it’s cold and dark outside, a lot of runners find it hard to motivate themselves and keep training. But there are real bonuses to winter running. Check out these running tips to keep you motivated.    
January Motivational Tips for Winter Running
16 January 2017

2017 Merchandise Now Available

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon 2017 Merchandise Released Get your Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon merchandise now. The branded Belfast City Marathon ASICS kit is available in both male and female styles.
2017 Merchandise Now Available
16 January 2017

2017 Race Numbers Are Getting Personal

We are happy to announce for the first time 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon race numbers will be personalised with the participants First name/Team Relay name!    
2017 Race Numbers Are Getting Personal
09 January 2017

10% for Antrim International Competitors

To celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, the organisers are urging all IAAF Antrim International Cross Country competitors, to get involved and enter themselves or a team into the 2017 event this weekend and receive 10% off.
10% for Antrim International Competitors
05 January 2017

Sign up with your School and WIN Big!

To celebrate the 36th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, the organisers are urging all local secondary schools to get involved and enter their school into the 2017 event to win a cash prize of £1000. 
Sign up with your School and WIN Big!
15 December 2016

Xmas Quiz in aid of Mencap

The Belfast City Marathon hosted a Christmas Quiz on Thursday 1st December raising an amazing £1000 for Mencap!
Xmas Quiz in aid of Mencap
15 December 2016

Josh Magennis #StepUp4Mencap

We are absolutely delighted to say that Northern Ireland and Charlton Athletic football star Josh Magennis has been named the newest Celebrity Ambassador for Mencap. For his first order of business, Josh is calling on marathon runners, relay team members and fun runners across Northern Ireland to support the charity and #StepUp4Mencap in 2017’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon.  
Josh Magennis #StepUp4Mencap
15 December 2016

Spiced apple and Chia overnight oats!

With the winter cold truly setting in it is easy to slip into a diet of stodgy foods to bolster us against the winter days and evenings.  Here at Linwoods we believe you can stay healthy and warm this winter without indulging in stodgy foods.Adding Linwoods milled seeds, nuts and berry blends to your dishes has a range of nutritional benefits, key to that all important marathon training over the winter months;  
Spiced apple and Chia overnight oats!
15 December 2016

ASICS AW16 360 Protection Apparel

ASICS AW16 360 Protection Apparel
15 December 2016

St.Georges Market Xmas opening hours

St.Georges Market Xmas opening hours
15 December 2016

Rugby World Cup Stocking Fillers!

Rugby World Cup Stocking Fillers!
01 December 2016

Calling all TQ10K 2017 Runners

Craig McMeechan is urging all athletes to get their entry in early for the prestigious TQ10K event.
Calling all TQ10K 2017 Runners
28 November 2016

Come see Santa at our Big Fat Christmas Quiz

Entries now open at BelfastCityMarathon.com
Come see Santa at our Big Fat Christmas Quiz
04 October 2016

Lord Mayor, Miss NI and Olympian Kerry OFlaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line

Lord Mayor, Miss Northern Ireland and Olympian Kerry O’Flaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon  
Lord Mayor, Miss NI and Olympian Kerry OFlaherty inspire community to hurdle to the finish line
16 September 2016

Former Irish Athlete Colin Griffin sheds advice for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Former Irish International athlete Colin Griffin, who has represented Ireland at the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games in the 50km walk, will take to the roads this weekend for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, starting and finishing at Ormeau Park. Colin currently works as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Dublin, where his role includes the rehabilitation of running-related injuries and physiological testing for runners.
Former Irish Athlete Colin Griffin sheds advice for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
15 September 2016

Graham to Dominate Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon

Around 3,200 people will be taking to the streets in this Sunday’s (18th September) 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon. Starting and finishing in Ormeau Park, the half marathon route will take in all parts of the picturesque Belfast City, from Victoria Park to Cornmarket, the Falls Road to Botanic Avenue.
Graham to Dominate Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon
06 September 2016

Aodhan and Francine- A Mencap Story

Aodhan is four-years-old, he loves playing golf, messing about at football, reading his books and is so sociable with everyone he meets. Aodhan has Downs Syndrome and spent a year at the Mencap Children’s Centre in Belfast, where he lives with his brother, Dad and Mum Francine. We talk to Francine about Aodhan and how Mencap has helped.
Aodhan and Francine- A Mencap Story
06 September 2016

Be Quick- Deadline Extended

Entries now open at belfastcitymarathon.com
Be Quick- Deadline Extended
05 September 2016

Deadline Extended

Entry deadline has been extended for a limited time only! We have a limited number of entries available so once they are gone they are gone! Sign up now to avoid dissapointment! *Please note that any entries recieved after 2nd September must collect their packs at the following times at Mary Peter's Track :   Sunday 11th September 1pm-3pm Monday 12th September 8pm-9pm  
Deadline Extended
01 September 2016

The Final Countdown

As we approach the end of the summer and are busily getting the kids ready to go back to school, have you left time to enter the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon??
The Final Countdown
31 August 2016

Stay Tuned to U105 this September for your chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!

In August U105 gave one lucky listener an amazing VIP Night at the races at Drumbo Park and also gave away a whopping £1000 to spend at Go Outdoors!    
Stay Tuned to U105 this September for your chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!
31 August 2016

HEMP LIVES UP TO THE HYPE

Every now and again a new must-eat foodstuff emerges for athletes and suddenly everyone is munching on that high profile ingredient in the hope that an easy dietary change will give a boost to performance. Inevitably trends come and go, but hemp is living up to the hype and promises to be an enduring element of sporting dietary regimes.    
HEMP LIVES UP TO THE HYPE
30 August 2016

A Mencap Story - Gary

Gary works with Mencap on a Thursday with the fundraising team at the Mencap Centre in Belfast, he helps sort out and count the money that people have donated, especially money raised in the Belfast City Marathon.
A Mencap Story - Gary
23 August 2016

Ebony and Lisa

Ebony is a fun-loving, happy wee three-year-old girl who tries to achieve and learn everything that she can. She lives in Belfast with her mother Lisa and family, Ebony has an older sister, brothers, nephews and nieces. Ebony has Down’s Syndrome and attended the Mencap Children’s Centre for a year; her mother Lisa tells us their story.
Ebony and Lisa
19 August 2016

Volunteer and Support Half Marathon Athletes on their 13.1 Journey

On Sunday 18th September, close to 3,500 participants will set off on their 13.1 mile journey from Ormeau Park in a bid to complete the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.
Volunteer and Support Half Marathon Athletes on their 13.1 Journey
17 August 2016

A Mencap Story- Charlie and Angela

Charlie is a happy, playful and affectionate 3-year-old boy who loves messing about with his brothers and sister.
A Mencap Story- Charlie and Angela
10 August 2016

U105 Cheers, Supports and Runs with all local Athletes

On Sunday 18th September, close to 3,500 participants will set off on their 13.1 mile journey from Ormeau Park in a bid to complete the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.
U105 Cheers, Supports and Runs with all local Athletes
10 August 2016

Neil Mercer

After completing the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in May, Neil Mercer of West Belfast is in the midst of training for his next challenge: the 2016 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon. And just like he did for the full marathon, Neil is running in aid of learning disability charity Mencap.
Neil Mercer
04 August 2016

Sweet Running with Centra

To celebrate the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, the organisers have arranged for an energy packed sweet station on the route for the race which takes place on Sunday 18th September.
Sweet Running with Centra
03 August 2016

Daisy and Carole

Daisy is a very happy, outgoing and determined three-year-old, she will give hugs and kisses, but very much on her terms. She is just a little girl that loves to do the things that little girls love, like any other child. Daisy has Downs Syndrome and has been at the Mencap Children’s Centre Nursery for one year. We talk to Daisy’s Mum Carole about how the new Mencap Children’s Centre and Nursery has helped Daisy and her family.
Daisy and Carole
02 August 2016

Keep your cool in the heat.

With the heatwave hitting our shores make sure you have yourself covered with your training for the half marathon by checking out the new ASICS summer range here and get yourself, race ready.  
Keep your cool in the heat.
02 August 2016

Belfast in the palm of your hand

Belfast Live has recently launched their App which we think you’re going to LOVE! It’s slick, clean interface comes with a raft of state-of-the art features ... all completely FREE!
Belfast in the palm of your hand
02 August 2016

CHOMP WITH THE CHAMP

Eat to succeed with World Boxing Champion, Michael Conlon  Pounding the pavements or pushing yourself in the gym:  the more you train and the harder you work, the more you want to eat.  All very well if you have an unwavering focus on a healthy diet, backed up by a will of iron, but for most mortals those empty belly rumblings are the soundtrack of temptation.  
CHOMP WITH THE CHAMP
02 August 2016

Stay Tuned to U105 this August for the chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!

In July, U105 gave one lucky listener an amazing Royal Caribbean Cruise with Clubworld Travel and £1000 to spruce up their summer courtesy of Charles Hurst Dacia!
Stay Tuned to U105 this August for the chance to win some of our fantastic giveaway prizes!
02 August 2016

Competitions with Tayto!

From the beginning of July until the end of August  we are teaming up with our sponsors Tayto to give one of you the chance to win a family pass (2 Adults and 2 Children) for the Tayto tour at Tandragee!  
Competitions with Tayto!
02 August 2016

Gait Analysis Queen's

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon will be holding at Gait Analysis evening at the Queen’s Sport, PEC.
Gait Analysis  Queen
02 August 2016

July Goody Bag Give Aways

We want to say a big THANK YOU, to everyone that came to our Goody Bag Giveaways in July.
July Goody Bag Give Aways
02 August 2016

Half Marathon Pacers Evening

Training Session at the Mary Peters Track will commence at 6.30pm sharp on Wednesday 24th August 2016  
Half Marathon Pacers Evening
25 July 2016

Charlie's Story

Charlie is an inquisitive 3-year-old boy who loves to draw, play football, go to the park, all the things boys his age love to do. When Charlie was born he was diagnosed with ‘Microcephaly’ a rare neurological condition which causes the head and brain to grow at a slower rate than other children. The condition means Charlie has a learning disability affecting his learning and development, he has also been recently diagnosed with epilepsy.
Charlie
20 July 2016

Make training easier with My ASICS

With less than 9 weeks to the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, is your training on track to finish strong or break your current PB? Perhaps you are struggling with the longer runs or want advice on how frequently you should be running?
Make training easier with My ASICS
18 July 2016

Do it for Mencap! A Mencap Story - Sophia and Eamon

Sophia Magee is three years old and in her second year at the Mencap Centre Nursery, she lives in Downpatrick with parents Emma, Shane and little sister Zara. We talk to her grandfather Eamon Fitzsimons about the difference Mencap has made to Sophia.
Do it for Mencap! A Mencap Story - Sophia and Eamon
07 July 2016

Why not break the records set in 2015 and grab yourself an EXTRA 250 pounds

The organisers are delighted to announce that entries for the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon are now open and are calling all local athletes to get registered in an attempt to break the current records set in 2015 by Gideon Kimosop (1.04.21) and Mercy Jemuti (1:13:33)
Why not break the records set in 2015 and grab yourself an EXTRA 250 pounds
30 June 2016

Half Marathon Car Parking

Car Parking available for the Half Marathon will be in the follwoing destinations    
Half Marathon Car Parking
30 June 2016

2016 Merchandise Sale!

All remaining Official 2016 Marathon Merchanidse is on Sale!!!
2016 Merchandise Sale!
30 June 2016

Pacers Evening at Mary Peter's Track

Training Session at the Mary Peters Track will commence at 6.30pm sharp on Wednesday 24th August 2016      
Pacers Evening at Mary Peter
30 June 2016

Stay tuned to U105 this July for more fantastic giveaways!

In June U105 gave one lucky listener ‘Easy Motoring’ for an entire year including a brand new Mazda CX-3 from Saltmarine Mazda, Insurance cover from Todd Insurance and £1000 of diesel from Solo Petroleum!
Stay tuned to U105 this July for more fantastic giveaways!
30 June 2016

Join Jonny Hero and Meet Miss Northern Ireland at the start line on 18TH September!

As the summer holidays loom and you're stuck with things to do in the bright summer evenings- why not sign up to take on a challenge which will help maintain that beach body and stay super summer fit? All you need to do is join thousands of fellow runners at this year's Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon. It's really easy to sign up too! All you have to do is click on this link
Join Jonny Hero and Meet Miss Northern Ireland at the start line on 18TH September!
30 June 2016

Calling all family and friends!

Why not get your family and friends involved in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon! This event could not take place without our wonderful volunteers and we are now recruiting for all roles at the 2016 event! If you know someone who would be interested in volunteering they can find out more information here or contact info@belfastcitymarathon.org to sign up!
Calling all family and friends!
30 June 2016

New Chip on Number System

This year the Deep Riverock Belfast City Half Marathon are using an exciting new pre-attached timing chip system. Your timing chip will be pre-attached to your race number which you will recieve via post to your registered address from the 1st August onwards. Please be careful with your race numbers/timing chips and try not to fold or bend them as this may cause damage to the timing Chip which could result in your time not being picked up.    
New Chip on Number System
30 June 2016

A Hundred Thousand Thank- Yous From Aodhan and Lucas

Mencap is absolutely delighted to announce that all you marathon runners, relay team members, 8 mile walkers and Fun Runners have smashed the £100,000 barrier!      
A Hundred Thousand Thank- Yous From Aodhan and Lucas
30 June 2016

Exciting new changes to the 2016 Half Marathon Route

There have been some slight changes to the route for the 2016 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!    
Exciting new changes to the 2016 Half Marathon Route
30 June 2016

Stay tuned to U105 this June for more fantastic giveaways!

So far this year, we’ve already sent two lucky people through the skies to Los Angeles, on the road with a brand new Dacia Sandero and in May U105 set sail with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and have given away not 1 but 5 CRUISES to our lucky listeners!    
Stay tuned to U105 this June for more fantastic giveaways!
30 June 2016

MY ASICS

MYASICS is an online tool that helps you achieve your running goals. It allows you to set up an individual training plan for popular running distances:
MY ASICS
22 June 2016

Entry Closing date

Don't forget to let your family and friends who want to join you at the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon that the closing date for entries is Friday 2nd September.
Entry Closing date
22 June 2016

Linwoods for the Long Run

Whether you’re a first time Marathon runner or a fully-fledged Marathon geek, you’ll know that success on the day is all about preparation. There’s no easy way to acquire the fitness and stamina you’ll draw on during the race, but the good news is that there are easy ways to get the nutrition you’ll need to fuel your success.    
Linwoods for the Long Run
14 June 2016

SPECIAL OFFER TO CELEBRATE LISBURN CITY HALF MARATHON

To celebrate the Lisburn City Half Marathon taking place on Wednesday 15th June, we are offering a 10% discount to anyone that enters the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon.
SPECIAL OFFER TO CELEBRATE LISBURN CITY HALF MARATHON
28 April 2016

Traffic Advice

Around 17,000 people are taking part in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon this coming May Day Bank Holiday Monday (May 2nd). The event starts at the City Hall at 9 am and finishes in Ormeau Park, with the route taking in all parts of the city, from Sydenham to the Falls Road, Whitehouse to the Ravenhill Road.  
Traffic Advice
27 April 2016

Important Team Relay Transport Information

1.STAGE ‘A’ RUNNERS:  City Hall to Bridge End (6.2 miles)It is your responsibility to be at the start line in front of City Hall in good time for the start at 9am.  Transport will not be available to the finish at Ormeau Park for return journey. Ormeau Park is a short walk from the changeover point. Please follow these directions:    
Important Team Relay Transport Information
21 April 2016

Kipsang goes for the Hat Trick in Belfast Marathon

Double DeepRiver Rock Belfast Marathon champion Joel Kipsang of Kenya will be going for a hat trick of victories in the 35th running of the event on 2nd May. The biggest sporting event in the NI calendar has again lived up to expectations with some 2,700 racing  in the  full marathon and another massive  entry of some 1,800 five person relay teams many of whom will be raising funds for this year's official charity Mencap.
Kipsang goes for the Hat Trick in Belfast Marathon
05 April 2016

April 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity

To mark the 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, event sponsors will offer a special prize each month for those who have entered into the 2016 event which will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2016  
April 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity
31 March 2016

White's Oats Celebrate 175 years

White's Oats, Northern Ireland's only oat miller and breakfast cereal producer is celebrating 175 years. A series of events are planned to mark what is: a significant milestone for the company as a follow up to the planning of this year's harvest/
White
31 March 2016

Stay tuned to U105 this April for more fantastic giveaways

U105 continue to celebrate our highest ever RAJAR figures of 237,000 listeners per week!
Stay tuned to U105 this April for more fantastic giveaways
31 March 2016

Stay tuned to U105 this April for more fantastic giveaways

U105 continues to celebrate our highest ever RAJAR figures of 237,000 listeners per week!
31 March 2016

Metro Moves

Metro moves...
31 March 2016

Lord Mayor's Big City Picnic

Lord Mayor's Big City Picnic...
Lord Mayor
31 March 2016

Official Mencap Cheering Stations

Don't worry our Official Charity Mencap will have plenty of cheering stations along the route...
Official Mencap Cheering Stations
31 March 2016

Finish Line Activities

Don't forget to tell your family and friends to come to the FINISH LINE
Finish Line Activities
31 March 2016

Improve Your Performance

ASICS are committed to helping you Better your Best...
Improve Your Performance
31 March 2016

Les Jones Memorial 10K Hits Quarter of a Century

Les Jones Memorial Race marks a milestone...
Les Jones Memorial 10K Hits Quarter of a Century
31 March 2016

Some Some Medal For TQ10K

The TQ10K is celebrating the 10th race so why not provide each finisher with a uniquely crafted medal to take home!  
Some Some Medal For TQ10K
31 March 2016

Volunteer TODAY and help your friends and family

Volunteer TODAY and help your friends and family...
Volunteer TODAY and help your friends and family
31 March 2016

Tweet yer Feet & #doit4mencap

Tweet yer Feet & #doit4mencap...
Tweet yer Feet & #doit4mencap
31 March 2016

Watch out for your Postal Pack

Watch out for your Postal Pack...
Watch out for your Postal Pack
31 March 2016

You Still Have Time

You Still Have Time To ENTER...  
You Still Have Time
31 March 2016

Important Information for Relay Teams

For the first time ever at the 2016 event, all relay participants will wear a timing chip and get a finishing time for their leg.
Important Information for Relay Teams
09 March 2016

March 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity

To mark the 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, event sponsors will offer a special prize each month for those who have entered into the 2016 event which will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2016  
March 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity
09 March 2016

Volunteering with Belfast City Marathon for 30 years +

A special award has been presented to Willowfield Temperance Harriers in recognition of the 30+ years they have dedicated to the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon as volunteers.  
Volunteering with Belfast City Marathon for 30 years +
01 March 2016

WIN 50 Amazon Voucher with Charles Hurst Van Centre

The organisers of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon are delighted to welcome Charles Hurst Van Centre onboard for the 2016 event. All Race Vans will be supplied by Charles Hurst on Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May to ensure that the event is delivered to a high standard for both organisers and spectators alike.  
WIN 50 Amazon Voucher with Charles Hurst Van Centre
01 March 2016

Remember to look out for postal packs

With less than 10 weeks to the 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, those registered into the event will begin to receive their official race packs shortly as the event organisers have processed the first batch. 
Remember to look out for postal packs
29 February 2016

Good carbs, bad carbs

Despite what some crazy fad diets say, carbohydrates are still one of our major food groups and, if chosen wisely, can maintain and sustain energy levels during exercise allowing you to perform at your best, provide your body with a good source of fibre for digestive health and support recovery after exercise.
Good carbs, bad carbs
29 February 2016

Stay tuned to U105 this March for more fantastic giveaways!

So far in 2016 we’ve already sent two lucky people off on a trip of a lifetime to Los Angeles AND we’ve given away a brand new car – a Dacia Sandero worth over £7,000!
Stay tuned to U105 this March for more fantastic giveaways!
29 February 2016

Masters in Metronomics

Three Belfast-based companies have received the ‘Master’s in Metronomics’ endorsement from Translink Metro highlighting how taking the bus regularly cuts traffic congestion and saves commuters time and money.
Masters in Metronomics
29 February 2016

Sports & Energy Gels at Podium 4 Sport

With your training entering the final stage it’s time to think about nutrition before and during race day.  
Sports & Energy Gels at Podium 4 Sport
29 February 2016

Collette Stewart's Story

Colette Stewart lives in Belfast with her husband Paul and children Emily and Harry. Baby Harry soon developed a series of life changing health issues which caused his parents to feel very alone. Mencap helped and in May, Colette will #doit4mencap at Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon.
Collette Stewart
29 February 2016

6 Tips to kick-start your meal planning routine

We all live busy lives which can sometimes cause us to fall into bad eating habits and reach for convenience food and snacks. When it comes to eating well, planning your meals is key to a successful week of healthy eating.
6 Tips to kick-start your meal planning routine
29 February 2016

Belfasts St Patricks Day Carnival Parade and Concert

Belfast will be celebrating St Patrick on Thursday 17 March 2016 when the city will be awash with colour and a carnival atmosphere for all the family to enjoy!
Belfasts St Patricks Day Carnival Parade and Concert
29 February 2016

Is your business TaxSmart

Your employees could be making significant cost savings on home to work travel costs. Translink’s TaxSmart is a handy annual bus travelcard available to employees through an employer salary sacrifice scheme, which is approved by HMRC.  
Is your business TaxSmart
25 February 2016

4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Launched

The organisers of the Belfast City Half Marathon are delighted to OPEN entries for their 2016 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon which was launched this week and takes place on Sunday 18th September. The event is an extension of the hugely popular May Day Bank Holiday Marathon which enjoys its 35th running year on Monday May 2nd and we are pleased to confirm that Mencap will be the Official Nominated Charity for both events.  
4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon Launched
19 February 2016

Cheese and Onion Stuffed Oat Pancakes

Cheese and Onion Stuffed Oat Pancakes
19 February 2016

Gorgeous Granola

Gorgeous Granola
19 February 2016

Oat and Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Caesar Salad

Oat and Parmesan Crusted Chicken with Caesar Salad
19 February 2016

Linwoods Chocolate and Beetroot Superfood Muffins

Linwoods Chocolate and Beetroot Superfood Muffins
18 February 2016

Wise food choices for marathon runners

Ever struggle at the supermarket knowing what foods to fill your trolley with? ASICS Pro Team Nutritionist Ruth McKean explains some wise food choices for marathon runners.  "What are good food options for marathon runners?" the short answer is "base your diet on a variety of natural foods that will cover your energy needs"   
Wise food choices for marathon runners
18 February 2016

FAQs on marathon nutrition

ASICS nutritionist answers some of the most common questions about Marathon nutrition.   
FAQs on marathon nutrition
17 February 2016

Take the Hassle out of your Team Relay Travel on our Shuttle Buses

Are you participating in the Team Rely event at our 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon? Perhaps you are running with your work colleagues, sports club or church group in a bid to raise money for charity but are unsure of how to get to your location?
Take the Hassle out of your Team Relay  Travel on our Shuttle Buses
16 February 2016

Stock up for Valentines Day with Centra

Why not treat yourself this weekend for Valentine’s Day and stock up on some chocolates or flowers for your loved one?
Stock up for Valentines Day with Centra
04 February 2016

12 Common Injuries- Causes and Cures

As part of our Health Month we have outlined the most common injuries and what causes them whilst in training for a marathon. We wanted to share the best ways to prevent injury and how best to treat an injury.
12 Common Injuries- Causes and Cures
03 February 2016

February 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity

To mark the 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, event sponsors will offer a special prize each month for those who have entered into the 2016 event which will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2016
February 2016- Sponsor Prize Opportunity
26 January 2016

Marathon baton passed for Mencap

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Chair David Seaton joined TV personality Pamela Ballantine and Mencap Ambassador James Martin to start the special baton relay celebrating Mencap’s partnership with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon for the next three years.
Marathon baton passed for Mencap
26 January 2016

Ty is doing it for Mencap!

Actress Ty Glaser, best known as Dr. Gemma Wilde in BBC’s drama Holby City, is a Mencap Ambassador and is participating in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon in 2016 for Mencap in Northern Ireland. Here, Ty tells of her inspirations in taking part, most notably her sister, Esme.
Ty is doing it for Mencap!
26 January 2016

Live The Life Of Relay

To celebrate the 35th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, the organisers have teamed up with the Daily Mirror to encourage as many schools, businesses, churches and sports clubs to enter the Team Relay event by offering a lucrative prize to one lucky team.
Live The Life Of Relay
26 January 2016

Pumpkin, Sunflower Seed & Date Protein Pow Bars

Prep/Cooking Time: 15 (plus setting time) min
Pumpkin, Sunflower Seed & Date Protein Pow Bars
26 January 2016

Add some Whites Jumbo Oats to your pancakes this pancake Tuesday

Lemon and Oat Pancakes with a blueberry compote
Add some Whites Jumbo Oats to your pancakes this pancake Tuesday
26 January 2016

Free Video Gait Analysis

Podium 4 Sport offer 100% FREE video gait analysis of your running style
Free Video Gait Analysis
25 January 2016

mLink App Launched

Translink has launched a significant update to their mLink App which now enables passengers to purchase Metro Day Tickets offering unlimited travel for one day anywhere on Metro.
mLink App Launched
25 January 2016

WIN A CAR, ONLY ON U105!

So far in 2016, U105 have already sent two lucky people off on a trip of a lifetime to LA….
WIN A CAR, ONLY ON U105!
25 January 2016

MIX UP YOUR RUN

Trying to improve as a runner often means getting out there and running more
MIX UP YOUR RUN
19 January 2016

Mencap goes extra mile for young people with a learning disability

Local charity celebrates partnership with Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon Actress Ty Glaser and local personality Pamela Ballantine recently joined Mencap supporters and fellow ambassadors as part of a special baton relay to celebrate the charity’s partnership with the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon for the next three years.
Mencap goes extra mile for young people with a learning disability
12 January 2016

Sign up with your School now and WIN Big

To celebrate the 35th year of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, the organisers are urging all local secondary schools to get involved and enter their school into the 2016 event to win a cash prize of £1000.
Sign up with your School now and WIN Big
07 January 2016

January 2016 - Sponsors Prize Opportunity

To mark the 35th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, event sponsors will offer a special prize each month for those who have entered into the 2016 event which will be held on Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May 2016
January 2016 - Sponsors Prize Opportunity
06 January 2016

New Year, New You with ASICS

As we say goodbye to 2015, its time to start thinking about your resolutions for the year ahead – to get fitter, lose weight or tackle that marathon.
New Year, New You with ASICS
06 January 2016

Cant Cook Wont Cook with Experiment 26.2

Signed up to a New Year of healthy eating and exercise? Perhaps you need help with your recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner to ensure you stick to your resolution?
Cant Cook Wont Cook with Experiment 26.2
04 January 2016

Happy New Year with Experiment 26.2

Overindulged at Christmas with boxes of sweets and glasses of wine? Perhaps you need to set a healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2016 to get you back on track?
Happy New Year with Experiment 26.2
01 January 2016

20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships

Have you ever wanted to train in a unique Athletics Venue?
20% off Mary Peters Track Memberships
01 January 2016

Read Collette's story & join her #doit4mencap this year!

Colette Stewart lives in Belfast with her husband Paul and children Emily and Harry. Born a bouncing baby boy, little Harry soon developed a series of life changing health issues which caused his parents to feel very alone. In 2016, Colette is running the marathon for Mencap. This is why…
Read Collette
01 January 2016

Linwoods Scrumptuous Granola

It’s well know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, ensuring you get your day off to a good start
Linwoods Scrumptuous Granola