The 7th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 22 September 2019 and is a popular event with record numbers of around 5,000 expected to take part this year.

The event starts on Ormeau Embankment at 9am and finishes in Ormeau Park around 12noon.  For details on the Half Marathon course, please click HERE.

Our event relies heavily upon volunteers to help our races run smoothly and we have a range of tasks and volunteer roles to suit all.   



Why Volunteer?


Did you volunteer for our Marathon event in May for the first time and can’t wait to do it all over again?  Perhaps you were a spectator enjoying the buzz of race day and would love to get involved?

We need YOU! Please support YOUR Belfast event and volunteer with us on Sunday 22nd September 2019. 

There are 13.1 miles worth of volunteer opportunities available to suit all!


Benefits of Volunteering


  • Gain valuable EVENT experience at the Largest Half Marathon in Northern Ireland
  • Build on your communication and organisation skills and enhance your team working skills
  • Feeling of reward helping deliver the best experience possible for around 5,000 participants and thousands of spectators on race day
  • All our volunteers receive event training prior to Race Day
  • You'll be provided with an Official rain jacket 
  • You'll also receive a Snack pack from sponsors Deep RiverRock, SPAR and Tayto **when you attend your training session 


Volunteer Roles


We need your help to assist with a range of tasks which include;

  • Managing a Water Station or Energy Station
  • Acting as route steward to direct participants
  • Work as part of a team at the Start and Finish areas to distribute packs and medals 
  • And more!


How to Volunteer


If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please contact the Marathon Events Team on 028 9060 5933 during office hours or via info@belfastcitymarathon.org  

You can volunteer as an individual or as part of a group. 


THANK YOU so much for your support and we look forward to welcoming you at the 7th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon!



**snack packs only available to those who attend their training session