Running Events

Lace up your trainers and run for Team Friends in 2022!

If you have registered to take part in a running event for Friends of the Cancer Centre get in touch with us at [email protected] to receive your free fundraising kit.

Lisburn Half Marathon, 10k Road Race & Fun Run
22nd June

This event is a firm favourite on the calendar! Due to it's flat course it's great opportunity to set a PB or to get back into training with a new goal.
For more information and to register visit: Lisburn Vitality Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run | Online Registration System by Primo Solutions (

The Ards Half Marathon & Walk
24th June, 6.30pm

The Ards Half Marathon is a undulating-to-hilly run on roads and footpaths. It starts and finishes at the Ards Leisure Centre, looping through countryside before coming back into town.
For more information and to register visit: Open Races | Scrabo Striders Running Club

Storming the Castle 10k
21st August

Starting at Carrickfergus Amphitheatre, it encompasses the picturesque promenade along the Marine Highway and waterfront areas, overlooking the world class marina and views of Belfast Lough before finishing at the impressive 12th Century Norman Castle near Carrickfergus Town Centre. For more information and to register visit: Storming the Castle | Athletics Fixtures in Northern Ireland | Athletics Northern Ireland (

Belfast City Half Marathon
Sunday 18th September

The popular Half Marathon route largely remains the same but has been developed to include a more scenic route through Botanic Gardens onto Stranmillis Embankment. For more information and to register visit:

Belfast Half Marathon | events | Belfast City Marathon

Signed up and ready to run?

Time to set up a fundraising 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 fundraiser.
  5. Click Create and you’re ready to go!

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