Book your place to hear all about the new marathon route from John Glover

27 April 2019

Book your place to hear all about the new marathon route from John Glover

John Glover, designer and course measurer of the brand new 26.2 mile route for the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon...will be presenting a special “marathon route” history and overview at our Race Expo on Saturday 4th May, Ormeau Park.

John recently presented to our Experiment 26.2 Group..here’s just some of their feedback!

 

“I could not get over the planning and detail that went into mapping the course and how every twist and turn that we are going to make has been carefully planned to take us around every part of Belfast!”

 

“John was fantastic to listen to and hear the stories from over the years of Belfast City Marathon, now in its 38th year.  He talked us through the route and what to look out for on our run..”

 

❗️Limited spaces are available for this event and must be booked by emailing info@belfastcitymarathon.org with your choice of session before 12 noon on Wednesday 1st May.  There will be two sessions (one hour duration) at 12.30pm and 1.30pm in the Ozone Tennis Centre, Ormeau Park on Saturday 4th May.

 

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📚John Glover has also just launched his new book “History of Northern Ireland Marathon Running”📚

“The book plots the history of Northern Ireland marathons and Northern Ireland marathon runners starting with the story of Felix Furlonger and the Belfast to Lurgan Go as You Please in 1907 through to modern times.  The stars of the past like Kennedy Kane McArthur and Sam Ferris are joined by those of recent years such as Greg Hannon, John McLaughlin, Sue Boreham and Teresa Duffy and concludes with the leading figures of the 21st Century like Paul Pollock and Brege Connolly.  Full age time lists and lists of Northern Ireland Champions are appended.”

 

The book will be available to buy at the Race Expo for £5 (cash accepted only).