Make training easier with My ASICS

20 July 2016

Make training easier with My ASICS

Event Manager Claire O’Neill shows off the new MY ASICS App to help all participants reach the finish line.

With less than 9 weeks to the 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon, is your training on track to finish strong or break your current PB? Perhaps you are struggling with the longer runs or want advice on how frequently you should be running?

Official Sports Apparel and Training Partner, ASICS is promoting a free online service, MY ASICS, to assist all runners achieve their running goals by enabling each person to set individual training schedules to cover the 13.1 mile journey for the big race on Sunday 18th September.

Rebecca Tredant, Events Manager from ASICS highlights;

“We are delighted to be involved with the Official Belfast City Half Marathon. The opportunity to provide help and support to all runners is fantastic and we urge everyone to make training easier and download the free training app MY ASICS in an attempt to reach your goal.

You can log your runs, find useful information and communicate and share your progress with other runners via the MY ASICS Facebook app; a time line filled with support and advice that will keep you motivated every step of the way. So there are no excuses to feel lonely on your Half Marathon journey.”

The 4th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon will be held on Sunday 18th September 2016 starting at 9am in Ormeau Park and will follow a route bypassing some of the major landmarks of Belfast including; Albert Clock, Titanic Quarter, City Hall and the murals on the Falls Road.

Don’t miss out, sign up for the 4th Belfast City Half Marathon TODAY at   or contact the office directly on 028 9060 5933. Final closing deadline Friday 2nd September 2016.

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is proud to work with sponsors such as Belfast City Council, U105, ASICS, Daily Mirror, Translink, Athletics NI, Linwoods, Belfast Live, Centra, White’s Oats, Podium 4 Sport and Tayto.

Mencap Northern Ireland is the official charity partner of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon for next three years (2016-2018). Mencap urges everyone to #doit4mencap and help more children and young people with a learning disability get the best possible start in life and fulfil their potential. By challenging yourself in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon; you will help even more local children and young people with a learning disability live full and happy lives, grow into adults with bright futures in education, employment and family life.

Your marathon challenge will help Mencap provide the vital support children, young people and their families need to live the lives they choose.

To find out more information about Mencap services in Northern Ireland; and about the children and young people with whom we work please visit

For further information on this press release please contact:

Natalie Eastwood, Senior Events Assistant on 028 9060 5944