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Will you #StepUp4Mencap in 2017 Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon to help children and young people with a learning disability?

Run, walk, wheel or relay for Mencap Northern Ireland to help children and young people with a learning disability.

Here are the different ways in which you can #StepUp4Mencap in 2017

Full Marathon – The full 26 mile challenge takes you on a tour of Belfast with plenty of support along the route to spur you on.
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We’ll be at the finishing line waiting for you

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon information and guidelines please visit belfastcitymarathon.com

Grab a Mencap Guide

Mencap has produced a series of guides for beginners, intermediate or advanced marathon participants containing advice and guidance which is useful to anyone taking part in a Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon challenge on 1 May 2017

Or you can go to www.belfastcitymarathon.com/get-training for more training tips

MapMyFitness

A free fitness app which links your training directly to your Mencap Everyday Hero fundraising page; helping to tell your training story and your marathon progress. Not only will this inspire and motivate others, but it will also encourage people to give generously to your fundraising page when they see just how dedicated you are!

Just go to http://MapMyFitness.com and sign up.

MY ASICS

Another free online service that helps you achieve your running goals. It allows you to set up individual training schedules to cover distances from 5k and 10k to half marathon and marathon distances. Download the free app straight to your smart phone and start tracking your runs today. http://my.asics.co.uk/

Get active!

For all runners, including novices, here is a list of events across Northern Ireland which might help you to prepare and train in advance of your Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon challenge. All you have to do is download the NI Fixtures Calendar 2017

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Marathon Run

The Full 26.2 mile marathon challenge.

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Wheel Chair Marathon

The wheelchair race commences one minute before the main marathon event. The Marathon Organisers, working with DSNI and Disability Action have developed the route suitable for wheel chair users.

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Team Relay Challeng

This challenge is for teams of 2-5 people, running the same course as the Main Marathon Race.

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8 Mile Walk

For those who think the marathon is a bit of a stretch, but who want to put their fitness to the test, try out the marathon walk – you’ll never walk alone!

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Fun Run for Adults

There’s always been a great sense of fun and community at the Belfast City Marathon and the Fun Run is an awesome way to catch the vibe – silly costumes are not compulsory, but they really do help!

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Fun Run for Children

There’s always been a great sense of fun and community at the Belfast City Marathon and the Fun Run is an awesome way to catch the vibe – silly costumes are not compulsory, but they really do help!

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