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Run for Age NI

Whether they’re gutties, guddies or just plain trainers,
put them on for Age NI!

Whether you are taking part in your first marathon or tenth fun run, we’ll help you sprint to the finish line. You’ll also receive a fundraising pack including an Age NI vest.

Raising money for Age NI will help us improve life for more older people in Northern Ireland.

Find out about the marathons, fun runs, and walks that you could take part in below.

>> Register with Age NI


September 2015

Waterside Half Marathon, Relay & 2K Fun Run
Sunday 6 September 2015

Derry-Londonderry

The 34th Waterside Half Marathon returns to the city on Sunday 6th September with a new and exciting route!
After 10 years the race is returning back to St Columb’s Park where the new route will take runners across the river to the cityside, showcasing our parks, greenways and bridges before finishing at St Columb’s Park.

The 34th Waterside Half Marathon returns to the city on Sunday 6th September with a new and exciting route! After 10 years the race is returning back to St Columb’s Park where the new route will take runners across the river to the cityside, showcasing parks, greenways and bridges before finishing at St Columb’s Park. Closing Date: Friday 21 August 2015.

Find out more: derrycityandstrabanedistrict.com/halfmarathon
>> Register with Age NI

 

Belfast City MarathonBelfast City Half Marathon
Sunday 20 September 2015

Belfast's second Half Marathon will start at Belfast City Hall and finish at the Mary Peters Track. Register with the organisers by Sunday 30 August 2015 to book your place.

Find out more: Belfast City Half Marathon
>> Register with Age NI

 

Causeway Coast Marathon
Saturday 26 September 2015

Portballintrae, County Antrim

One of the most scenic marathons in the world, attracting participants from across the globe to compete alongside local runners.

Five events available: Ultra Marathon, Challenge Walk, Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K Run / Walk.

Find out more: 26extreme.com
>> Register with Age NI


October 2015

Runher Titanic Quarter - Womens 10K & 5K
Friday 4 October 2015

Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Popular event for serious and recreational female runners. Both routes start and finish at the Titanic Quarter Slipway.

Find out more: www.runher.co.uk
>> Register with Age NI

 

Dublin Marathon
Monday 26 October 2015

Dublin city centre

The course is largely flat and is a single lap, starting and finishing close to the City Centre. Conditions for marathon running are ideal. Entries close 1 October 2015.

Find out more: Dublin Marathon
>> Register with Age NI


March 2016

Larne Half Marathon
Saturday 19 March 2016 TBC

Larne, County Antrim
The most scenic half marathon in Northern Ireland, taking in the spectacular scenery of the Antrim Coast Road with its sheer cliffs on one side and sea views on the other. Suitable for all abilities.

>> More about the Larne Half Marathon
>> Register with Age NI

 

Omagh Half Marathon & 5K Run & Walk
Saturday 26 March 2016 TBC

Omagh, County Tyrone
Join almost 3000 runners for the 25th SPAR Omagh Half Marathon Race & 5Km Fun Run/Walk.

Find out more: www.omaghharriers.com
>> Register with Age NI
 


April 2016

Titanic QuarterTQ10K & 1 Mile Fun Run
Sunday 10 April 2016 TBC

Titanic Quarter, Belfast
The TQ10K begins in the historic Titanic Quarter and follows a route along Queen's Road, Sydenham Road and Airport Road, and finishes in the ARC Public Realm. An ideal warm up for the Belfast City Marathon! 

Find out more: www.titanic-quarter.com 
>> Register with Age NI

 

Great Ireland RunGreat Ireland Run 10K
Sunday 10 April 2016 TBC

The Phoenix Park, Dublin
A 10k course that challenges runners of all abilities and ambitions in one of Europe's largest city parks.

Find out more: www.greatirelandrun.org
>> Register with Age NI


May 2016

Belfast City MarathonBelfast City Marathon
Bank Holiday - Monday 2 May 2016 TBC

Over 17,500 runners are expected to hit the streets of Belfast, making it one of the biggest in Northern Ireland!

You can compete in the full marathon, enter the team relay, 8 mile walk or 3 mile fun run. Whichever you decide, Age NI will support you all the way!

Find out more: Belfast City Marathon
>> Register with Age NI

 

Runher Coastal - Womens 10K & 5K
Friday 20 May 2016 TBC

Holywood - Crawfordsburn Country Park, County Down
The 5K event starts at Rockport School at 6.30pm, in timed waves. The 10K event starts at Seapark Holywood at 7pm, in timed waves. Both routes finish in Crawfordsburn Country Park.

Find out more: www.runher.co.uk
>> Register with Age NI

 

Newry Marathon, Half Marathon, Walk & Fun Run
Sunday 22 May 2016 TBC

Newry, County Down
Featuring a 26.2 mile Athletics NI calibrated marathon course on flat road and footpath, 13.1 mile half marathon Athletics NI calibrated course on flat road and footpath, 10 mile walk on flat footpath and 1 mile fun run.

Find out more: newrycitymarathon.com
>> Register with Age NI  

 

Derry Walled City Marathon
Sunday 29 May 2016 TBC

Derry-Londonderry
The SSE Walled City Marathon sees athletes from Ireland, Britain and across the world arrive in Derry / Londonderry to compete over a stunning 26.2 mile.

Find out more: thewalledcitymarathon.com
>> Register with Age NI


June 2016

Enniskillen 10K Road Race & Walk
Saturday 11 June 2016 TBC

Enniskillen
Join over 1,000 people in the Enniskillen 10k Road Race and Leisure Walk. Start: Fermanagh Lakeland Forum at 2pm.

Find out more: enniskillen10k.com
>> Register with Age NI

 

Lisburn Half Marathon, 10K & Fun Run
Wednesday 15 June 2016 TBC

Lisburn
Runs for all abilities. The route for the Half Marathon has been changed - no hills! A commemorative medal will be presented to all competitors in the Half Marathon,10K and Fun Run.

Find out more: lisburnhalfmarathon.com
>> Register with Age NI

 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk
Friday 24 June 2016 (evening) - To be confirmed

Ards Leisure Centre, Newtownards
Popular urban and semi-rural event. Route through Newtownards, around Scrabo Hill to Comber and back.

Find out more: ards-council.gov.uk
>> Register with Age NI 

 

Dromore Community 10K & 5K Road Race
Saturday 25 June 2016 (morning) - To be confirmed

Dromore, County Tyrone
The route takes in the picturesque 'Riverside Walk' and a finish in the centre of Dromore town.

Find out more: dromore10k.com
>> Register with Age NI


More running events

Find more running events via the following websites:
NI Athletics
NI Mountain Running Association
Outdoor NI
Walk NI
Runners World

Get involved

Register with Age NI

Running Vest - StaceyPromote
Download & print our running poster for the notice board at your workplace, church or community centre.
>> Age NI Running poster (PDF 0.5MB)

Fundraise
Raising money for Age NI will help us improve life for more older people in Northern Ireland.
>> Set up your free fundraising page.

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Further information
If you register to run for Age NI, please ensure you also register with the event organiser via their specific entry form. Entry fees should be paid directly to the event organiser. Details on each event can be found via the weblinks above.

For more information contact Rosalind Cole, Events & Community Fundraising Co-ordinator:
Email: rosalind.cole@ageni.org
Tel: 028 9024 5729 or 0785 091 9165
 
Short url: www.ageni.org/run

Further information

For more information: Contact Rosalind Cole 028 9024 5729