Time to enter half marathon

The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE and the Chairman of the Council's Leisure and Community Development Committee, Councillor Tim Morrow, were delighted to launch the 35th Lisburn Coca-Cola HBC Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run, along with Sarah Smith, Public Affairs and Communications Coordinator for Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland, and participants, Diane Watson and Ted McKibbin.
The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE and the Chairman of the Council's Leisure and Community Development Committee, Councillor Tim Morrow, were delighted to launch the 35th Lisburn Coca-Cola HBC Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run, along with Sarah Smith, Public Affairs and Communications Coordinator for Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland, and participants, Diane Watson and Ted McKibbin.

Local runners are being urged to register for the 35th Lisburn Coca-Cola HBC Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run.

Entries are now officially open for the Northern Ireland and Ulster Half Marathon Championship, in what will be one of Northern Ireland’s largest sporting participatory events.

Supported by title sponsors, Coca-Cola HBC Northern Ireland, it is anticipated that the event will see approximately 6,500 runners take to the start line at Lagan Valley LeisurePlex on Wednesday, June 21.

This will be the third year of the revised route, known as, ‘Flat & Fast’, making the Half Marathon and 10K Road Race ideal for competitive runners aiming for Personal Bests, and beginners alike. The Fun Run is the perfect race for anyone wishing to run with family and friends and experience a little fun while getting active.

The Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run are inclusive events and are also open to wheelchair and hand cycle participants.

Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Councillor Brian Bloomfield MBE said: “It gives me great pleasure as Mayor to be part of the 35th Lisburn Coca-Cola HBC Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run. I am extremely proud that we have such a high profile event taking place in the City of Lisburn.

The council is encouraging prospective runners to register online early by visiting www.lisburnhalfmarathon.com.