Belfast City Marathon

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

Belfast City Marathon

The 2022 Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon is due to take place on Sunday 1st May 2022.

Entries close Friday 8th April 2022 , but get signed up now to give you plenty of time to gain sponsorship!

This is the 40th year of the marathon and there is an event to suit all levels of fitness including a Marathon Run, Wheelchair Race, Team Relay and 8 mile Walk.

Your support will help make a real difference to lives of local people impacted by cancer here in Northern Ireland. 

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. Read the information below on how to set your page up.
  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. 


Setting up a JustGiving page

Start your Just Giving page by clicking below.

Setting up a Facebook fundraiser

You can fundraise directly through your personal Facebook page. To set up your own Facebook Fundraiser simply

  1. Click on the grid on the top right of your Facebook newsfeed
  2. Then scroll down the Create menu until you see Fundraiser then click it
  3. Select “Charity” from the two options
  4. Choose Friends of the Cancer Centre and fill in the details of your fundraising efforts.
  5. Click Create and you’re ready to go!

Need help getting set up? Just fill in the details below and we'll be in touch.

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