04/10/2021

Thousands Participate In Belfast City Marathon

Thousands of people participated in the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon on Sunday, 03 October.

The events included the marathon, team-relay, eight-mile walk and the fun run which all began at Stormont and finished at the Ormeau Park.
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Michael Clohisey of Raheny Shamrock A.C. was the winner of the marathon with a time of 2:20:42, followed by 2019 NI and Ulster Champion, Kyle Doherty in a time of 2:22:48 and third place was Colin Heron of Keep Er Lit, in a time of 2:27:25.

Fionnuala Ross (Armagh AC) came in first in the women's marathon with a time of 2:43:42. In second place, Ciara Hickey of Brothers Pearse A.C with a time of 2:44:40. Gladys Ganiel (2014 Commonwealth Games athlete; 2018 European Marathon Championships Team Ireland member) of North Belfast Harriers was third in a time of 2:45:03.

Karol Doherty won the wheelchair race in a time of 2:47:06.

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