2020 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

  Sunday 3rd May 2020
Time:  9am
Start:  Stormont Estate (Prince of Wales Avenue)
Finish:  Ormeau Park
Entry Requirements:  Participants must be over 18 years old to enter.  All participants must complete the Marathon Run and Wheelchair Race in less than 6 hours.  Final entry deadline:  Midnight on Friday 10th April 2020.




Marathon Run and Wheelchair Race

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland and is an AIMS certified race. The race will start at Stormont at 9am and finish in Ormeau Park. It will follow the same route as the Wheelchair Race and the Team Relay Event. The Belfast event is renowned for the incredible local support and crowds to cheer you on throughout your 26.2 miles!

Entry Rates

EARLY RATE Registered: £38
Unregistered (Athletics NI): £40
Until midnight 29th November 2019
MIDDLE RATE Registered: £53
Unregistered (Athletics NI): £55
30th Nov 2019 – midnight 28th Feb 2020
FINAL RATE Registered: £63
Unregistered (Athletics NI): £65
29th Feb – midnight 10th Apr 2020

Pack Collection and Expo for 2020

As stated in confirmation emails since the event launched in October 2019, participants will collect their race pack at the Pack Collection / Expo on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd May 2020.  There will be no race packs posted in 2020.  Full details HERE.


The 2020 Marathon route takes in the 4 areas of Belfast; North, South, East and West, starting at Stormont Estate and finishing in Ormeau Park.

Click HERE to view the 2020 Marathon 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



R – Relay Changeover Point

N – Nutrition Station

E – Energy Drinks Station

G – Energy Gel Station



Click HERE to view the Marathon route narrative (by street name)


MILE MARKERS (approximate and subject to change)

Click HERE to view the approximate mile markers for the Marathon route.