Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon set to be another record breaker

08 Apr 2011 14:56
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Press Release

With just under a month to go to race day, the 2011 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is shaping up to be the biggest in the event’s 30 year history.

So far, around 16,000 people have signed up for the May Day extravaganza – with organizers confident of breaking the 20,000 barrier when entries close next Friday (15 April).

More than 3000 runners will be taking part in the main Marathon: they will be joined by more than 9000 relay runners, 2200 walkers and 1400 fun runners.

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The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is also sponsored by ASICS sportswear, Belfast City Council, Reach EPS, Sport Northern Ireland, Tayto, Translink and Up and Running. Media partners are the Daily Mirror and U105. Official accommodation partner is Premier Inn and official vehicle provider is the Donnelly Group.

The 2011 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is organised by Belfast City Marathon Ltd., in partnership with Athletics Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council, the Department for Regional Development, Newtownabbey Borough Council, the Police Service of Northern Ireland, Sustrans and Translink. The official charities for 2011 are Macmillan Cancer Support and Transplant Sport UK.