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
Johnny Hero joins forces with Eilis McNamee (Deep RiverRock) and Miss NI to encourage everyone to come along to the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon on Sunday 18th September.

The race will officially start on Ormeau Embankment and finish on the driveway to the Tennis Centre, and we are delighted to announce that the U Crew and U105 presenters will be on hand to count the runners down and get them geared up for their run before celebrating with them as they cross the Finish Line.

Not only that, but there will be music and commentary throughout the morning to keep spectators, family and friends of the runners entertained as they support the runners. Children’s activities will be on site to keep them occupied with plenty of food and drink.

Johnny Hero (U105 Presenter) highlights, “We are delighted to be involved with the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon to help support and motivate all the runners. U105 will be playing music regularly throughout the morning and we look forward to cheering on the runners as they cross that all important finish line.”

Don’t miss out, sign up for the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon TODAY at www.belfastcitymarathon.com or contact the office directly on 028 9060 5933. Final closing deadline Friday 2nd September.

For everyone who has already entered, don’t forget to keep your Race Pack safe which you have already received in the post and we look forward to seeing you at the starting line in September 2016.

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is sponsored by Athletics Northern Ireland, Daily Mirror, Belfast City Council, Translink, Daily Mirror, ASICS, Centra, Podium 4 Sport, 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

For further information on this press release please contact:

Claire O’Neill, Event Manager, Belfast City Marathon on: 028 9060 5922 or 077 9981 0473