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

11 August 2017

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

Éimear Degan from the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon and Catriona Donaldson from the Pure Running Half Marathon Series

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.

This year’s race mark’s something different for the competitive runner.  The Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon has been included as a “Wild Card” race as part of the Pure Running Half Marathon Series, which means it is a crucial event for those racing towards the big prize.

Pure Running are providing up to £200 worth of vouchers as prizes for best time in each age category for both Male and Female.  How does it work?  The Pure Running Half Marathon Series with Championship Ireland includes 10 Half Marathon events and participants must finish 6 out of 10 of these Half Marathon races to qualify.  Those running the “Wild Card” Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon have the chance to replace their slowest time of the series and ultimately win!

Don’t miss your chance to compete in the Pure Running Half Marathon Series, check it out on www.facebook.com/HalfMarathonSeries and sign up for the “Wild Card” 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon TODAY at www.belfastcitymarathon.com  or contact the office directly on 028 9060 5933. Final closing deadline Friday 8th September.

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is sponsored by Athletics Northern Ireland, Daily Mirror, Belfast City Council, Translink, Daily Mirror, ASICS, Centra, Belfast Live and U105. Sampling partners are Musgrave Retailers, Deep RiverRock, Linwoods, Tayto and White Oats. 

Mencap Northern Ireland is the official charity partner of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon for next three years (2016-2018). Mencap urges everyone to #doit4mencap and help more children and young people with a learning disability get the best possible start in life and fulfil their potential. By challenging yourself in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon; you will help even more local children and young people with a learning disability live full and happy lives, grow into adults with bright futures in education, employment and family life.

Your marathon challenge will help Mencap provide the vital support children, young people and their families need to live the lives they choose.

To find out more information about Mencap services in Northern Ireland; and about the children and young people with whom we work please visit www.mencapbigstepforward.org.uk