Be Active and train for a marathon with St Colman's Sports Complex in Newry

14 November 2017

Be Active and train for a marathon with St Colman

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon has teamed up with St Colman’s Sports Complex, Newry to offer ALL 2018 entrants 20% off 12 month track memberships! 


Have you entered? Or want to enter but struggle with marathon training motivation during winter?

No more excuses, now is your chance to “Be Active” and start your marathon training at the St Colman’s Athletics Track.  Situated in the heart of Newry City, it has a 6 lane track, perfect for training!


Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew said:

“St Colman’s Sports Complex provides a safe environment with floodlit facilities, car park, changing facilities and staff on site if required; all you need to kick start your training and prepare yourself for the marathon.

We have a range of activities to help you on your journey to completing a marathon whether it is your first marathon or if you are training to improve your time.

Our discounted membership will help you achieve your goal and give you a great location to train in all weather conditions so you can keep on top of your training plan.”


Laura Graham, Kilkeel athlete and champion of the 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon will be using St Colman’s Sports Complex both to train for her next personal best and as a mum to use the family friendly services on offer.


Laura said:

“Belfast is home to me and the support from the crowds is unreal!  I would encourage everyone to set a goal and sign up for the 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon today!”


So whether you register for the 2018 Deep RiverRock Marathon Run and Wheelchair Race, Marathon Team Relay, 8 Mile Walk or Fun Run, you can avail of 20% discount on track memberships at St Colman’s Sports Complex, Newry.  Terms and Conditions apply.


For further details on this amazing discount and to sign up for the 37th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon, visit  or contact the office directly on 028 9060 5933.


The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is sponsored by Athletics Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, Translink, Daily Mirror, ASICS, Intersport, Centra, 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 2018 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon and they urge you to #MoveIt4Mencap.  41,700 people in Northern Ireland are living with a learning disability. Mencap are the voice for people with learning disabilities, by challenging yourself in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon you will help Mencap support even more people with a learning disability through their education, employment and family life programmes.  The money you raise will help Mencap provide its live changing services to local people all across Northern Ireland.  To find out more information about Mencap services in Northern Ireland; and about the people with whom we work please visit