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Belfast City Marathon

Belfast City Marathon
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Date & Time: Sunday 3rd October 2021
Location: Stormont Estate (Prince of Wales Avenue) > Ormeau Park

The organisers are pleased to announce that the rescheduled 39th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon will go ahead this year, following delays due to COVID-19. However due to severe congestion of other cultural events in Belfast during September, the planned date (19th September 2021) has been changed to Sunday 3rd October 2021 to ensure all participants can compete safely to a standard which they are accustomed to.

All registered entrants will AUTOMATICALLY transfer to the new date of 3rd October, so your place is safe. If this date does not suit, please contact before 30th June 2021 for a deferral, transfer of name/event or full refund*

*No refunds will be given after 30th June 2021.

Read the latest statement from the event organisers here.

Event options:

Entry Requirements:
Age requirements depend on what element of the marathon you are taking part in. Click on your prefered option above to find out the specific details.
Final entry deadline: Midnight on Friday 27th August 2021

Capped at 4,800 participants.

Why join #TeamNICHS

We would love you to join our team at this year's Belfast City Half Marathon. You will receive support from the moment you sign up all the way to the finish line. We’ll also provide you with the following:

  • A NICHS vest or t-shirt
  • On-hand support from our dedicated team
  • Your own NICHS cheerleading squad to keep you motivated on the day

How to join #TeamNICHS

  1. Register on the official Belfast City Marathon page.
  2. Then let us know you are taking part by filling out the form below.

If you have ant queries about this event please contact our events team on or by ringing 028 9032 0184.

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