2021 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon - 8 Mile Walk

Date:
  Sunday 2nd May 2021
Time:  9am
Start:  Stormont Estate (Prince of Wales Avenue)
Finish:  Ormeau Park
Entry Requirements: Participants must be over 16 years old to enter.  Due to the road legislation you may be required to walk on the footpath after a certain time.  All participants must complete the 8 Mile Walk in less than 3 hours.  Final entry deadline:  TBC

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8 Mile Walk

The Walk Event was introduced in 1997 following public demand and is non-competitive, designed for ramblers and hikers.  It follows a similar route as the main Marathon Run and Wheelchair Race and the Team Relay Event.  Whether you are part of a walking club or want to set a realistic health and fitness goal for 2021, the buzz of race day and being part of the biggest mass sport participatory event in Northern Ireland is an opportunity you don’t want to miss!


Entry Rates

RATEREGISTRATIONDATES AVAILABLE
EARLY RATE £20 TBC
MIDDLE RATE £30 TBC
FINAL RATE £40 TBC

 

The 2021 8 Mile Walk route starts at Stormont Estate and finishes in Ormeau Park. 

Click HERE to view the 2021 8 Mile Walk Route Map image

 

Interactive Route Map (below)

**Please be advised that this is an interactive map used to highlight street names, distances and amenities offered on the route. Certain areas are difficult to portray on this map which may affect the distance


 

MAP KEY

R – Relay Changeover Point

N – Nutrition Station

E – Energy Drinks Station

G – Energy Gel Station

 

ROUTE NARRATIVE

Click HERE to view the 8 Mile Walk route narrative (by street name)

 

CHECKPOINTS

There will be TWO walk checkpoints on the 8 Mile Walk route.  All walk entrants must bring their walk checkpoint card* with them on the day as these will be stamped at the following checkpoint locations (approximate miles):

  1. Entrance to Tesco on the Castlereagh Road (approx 3 miles)
  2. Bottom of Ravenhill Road turn from Albertbridge Road (approx 6 miles)