Five Reasons to Volunteer

29 July 2019

Five Reasons to Volunteer

The 7th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 22 September 2019 and is a popular event with record numbers of around 5,000 expected to take part this year.

Here are 5 reasons why YOU should volunteer with us!


1:  Gain valuable EVENT experience at the Largest Half Marathon in Northern Ireland!

2:  Build on your communication and organisation skills (great for your CV)!

3:  Enhance your team working skills and meet new people, perhaps making some friends for life!

4:  Experience the feeling of reward as you help deliver the best experience possible for around 5,000 participants and thousands of spectators on race day!

5:  All our volunteers receive event training prior to race day, a snack pack, an Official branded jacket...and more!  


We need YOU! Please support YOUR Belfast event and volunteer with us on Sunday 22 September 2019. 


The event starts on Ormeau Embankment at 9am and finishes in Ormeau Park around 12noon.  For details on the Half Marathon course, please visit

There are 13.1 miles worth of volunteer opportunities available to suit all!


Interested or know someone else who would love to help?  Contact the Marathon Events Team on 028 9060 5933 or via