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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.


 

October 2015

Dublin Marathon

Saturday 27 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.

opens link in new window Dublin Marathon

Register to run for Age NI
 

March 2015

Larne Half Marathon

Saturday 21 March 2015 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.

Read more about the Larne Half Marathon

Register to run for Age NI
 

Omagh Half Marathon & 5K Run & Walk

Saturday 28 March 2015 TBC
Omagh, County Tyrone

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

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window omaghharriers.com
 

April 2015

Titanic QuarterTQ10K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sunday 5 April 2015 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! 

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window athleticsni.org
 

Great Ireland Run 10K

Great Ireland RunSunday 5 April 2015 TBC
The Phoenix Park, Dublin

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

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window greatirelandrun.org
 

May 2015

Belfast City MarathonBelfast City Marathon

Bank Holiday - Monday 4 May 2015

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!

Read more about the Belfast City Marathon

Register to take part now
 

Runher Coastal 2015 - Womens Run

Friday 22 May 2015 TBC
Holywood - Crawfordsburn Country Park, County Down

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window runher.co.uk
 

Newry Marathon, Half Marathon, Walk & Fun Run

Sunday 24 May 2015 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.

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window newrycitymarathon.com
 

Derry Walled City Marathon

Sunday 31 May 2015 TBC 
Derry-Londonderry

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window thewalledcitymarathon.com
 

June 2014

Enniskillen 10K Road Race & Walk

Sunday 14 June 2015 TBC
Enniskillen

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window enniskillen10k.com
 

Lisburn Half Marathon, 10K & Fun Run

Wednesday 17 June 2015 (TBC)
Lisburn

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window lisburnhalfmarathon.com
 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk

Friday 26 June 2015 6:30pm TBC 
Ards Leisure Centre, Newtownards

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window ards-council.gov.uk
 

Dromore Community 10K & 5K Road Race

Saturday 27 June 2015 TBC 
Dromore, County Tyrone

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window dromore10k.com
 

August 2015

Cookstown Half Marathon

Sunday 2 August 2014 TBC
Cookstown, County Tyrone

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window cookstownhalfmarathon.co.uk
 

September 2015

Titanic QuarterTQ102k - TQ50k - TQ25k

Sunday 6 September 2014 TBC
Titanic Quarter, Belfast

The TQ102k starts in the Titanic Quarter, heads towards Donaghadee and turns in Millisle before heading back to Belfast. Joined on the home straight by the TQ50km and the TQ25km events.

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window 26extreme.com
 

Waterside Half Marathon, 10M Walk & 2K Fun Run

Sunday 13 September 2014 TBC
Derry-Londonderry

Over £5,000 in prizes. 3 person relay option. Entry fee £20. Register with the organisers as soon as possible to book your place. Entries close when the race is full (1600 places).

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window derrycity.gov.uk/halfmarathon
 

Belfast City MarathonBelfast City Half Marathon

Sunday 13 September 2014 TBC

Belfast's second Half Marathon will start at Belfast City Hall and finish at the Mary Peters Track. Register with the organisers by 31 August to book your place.

More about the Belfast City Half Marathon


 

 

Causeway Coast Marathon

Saturday 26 September 2014 TBC 
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.

Register to run for Age NI   opens link in new window 26extreme.com
 

More running events


Find more running events via the following websites:

opens link in new window NI Athletics

opens link in new window NI Mountain Running Association

opens link in new window Outdoor NI

opens link in new window Walk NI

opens link in new window Runners World
 

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Running Vest - StaceyPromote

Download & print our running poster for the notice board at your workplace, church or community centre.

opens link in new window  Age NI Running poster (PDF 0.5MB)
 

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

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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 / 0785 091 9165

 

www.ageni.org/run

Age NI Advice Line:
0808 808 7575

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