Belfast City Marathon 2023

                                                                                          Sunday 30th April

Take on the marathon your own way and raise money for Friends of the Cancer Centre

The Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon is back and will be taking place on Sunday 30th April, starting at 9am.

This marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland and is an AIMS certified race. The race will start at Stormont at 9am and finish in Ormeau Park. The Belfast event is renowned for the incredible local support and crowds to cheer you on throughout your 26.2 miles!

Deadline for entries is Friday 7th April 2023 but why wait, sign up early and take advantage of discounted rates! By signing up early you will be giving yourself plenty of time to raise sponsorship for takin on this marathon challenge and the funds you raise will make a huge difference to families impacted by cancer in Northern Ireland.

Choose from the Marathon, Team Relay, Wheelchair Race and 8 Mile Walk, sign up directly on the marathon website here

Fundraising Kit

To help you with your fundraising journey we provide every participant with a free fundraising kit, which includes the below items.

For every £250 raised that could provide 10 hours of nursing care from one of the charity’s specialist nurses. 

  • T-shirt or running vest 
  • Wristband
  • Cheer sticks
  • Sponsor forms
  • Pop up money box
  • Cancer awareness tools
  • Charity newsletter

Follow the steps below to get started:

  1. Register here
  2. Once you have registered on the official marathon website and paid your fee, please contact Friends of the Cancer Centre using the form at the bottom of the page to let us know you are running for the charity. Then, we can provide you with a t-shirt or running vest and help support your fundraising.
  3. Choose JustGiving, Facebook Fundraising, or both platforms to allow your friends and family to donate. 
  4. Then share your news with friends and family to encourage them to sponsor you. Get active, have fun and raise as much sponsorship as you can.

If you have any questions, get in touch using the form below and we’ll help you get started. 

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