2020 Pacer Opportunity



The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon and Half Marathon events will once again facilitate official pacers on race day after successfully introducing them in 2010 (for our full marathon event).

Working closely with governing body Athletics Northern Ireland, the organisers are sourcing timing pacers for the following times:


Marathon - Sunday 3rd May 2020

3 hours, 3 hours 15 minutes, 3 hours 30 minutes, 3 hours 45 minutes, 4 hours, 4 hour 15 minutes, 4 hours 30 minutes and NEW FOR 2020...4 hours 45 minutes!


Half Marathon - Sunday 20th September 2020

1 hour 30 minutes, 1 hour 45 minutes, 2 hours, 2 hours 15 minutes and NEW FOR 2020...2 hours 30 minutes!


All our Official Pacers will receive complimentary entry and a full training kit, courtesy of Decathlon Belfast.


📢 We are now recruiting Pacers for our 2020 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon and Half Marathon!

✅ Are you an experienced marathon runner?

✅ Do you have experience pacing a marathon?

✅ Could you be available over weekends and evenings (mainly Belfast based) for event promotional activity?

We would love to hear from you!

Download our pacer application HERE.  

Closing date for applications will be Friday 22 November 2019 or via email to info@belfastcitymarathon.org or post.

Good luck!