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Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon

29 August 2017

Hydrate with 330ml bottles at the Belfast City Half Marathon

We are awash with excitement at Team Belfast City Half Marathon!

The 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is delighted to announce, for the FIRST TIME EVER, that runners will be able to enjoy miniature sized Deep RiverRock bottles of water at all four water stations along the 13.1 mile route.

This news will be welcomed by over 3,500 participants who will commence their journey from Ormeau Embankment across Belfast on Sunday 17th September.

So…leave your water bottles at home this year and take full advantage of the 330ml Deep RiverRock bottles positioned approximately every 5km along the route.  Energy Gels will also be provided for runners, courtesy of High5 Sports Nutrition.

Rob Crabbe, Sponsorship Manager with Deep RiverRock says:

 “As Northern Ireland’s favourite water brand with roots in Tullynacross, Co.  Antrim, Deep RiverRock have been working tirelessly to ensure that all participants of the Belfast City Half Marathon can stay focussed and hydrated throughout their race.  We are delighted to be able to make this positive change in 2017, helping ensure all entrants perform to their best.”

Deep RiverRock says that “a 2% drop in your hydration level will slow your body and mind” and their mantra will ring true to all those competing on race day; “If you can’t think straight, HYDRATE!”

Don’t miss your chance to run the biggest Half Marathon event in Northern Ireland.  Sign up for the 5th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon before 8th September at www.belfastcitymarathon.com  or contact the office directly on 028 9060 5933.

The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon is sponsored by Athletics Northern Ireland, Daily Mirror, Belfast City Council, Translink, Daily Mirror, ASICS, Centra, Belfast Live and U105. Sampling partners are Musgrave Retailers, Deep RiverRock, Linwoods, Tayto and White Oats. 

Mencap Northern Ireland is the official charity partner of the Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon until 2018. Mencap urges everyone to #StepUp4Mencap and help more children and young people with a learning disability get the best possible start in life and fulfil their potential. By challenging yourself in this year’s Deep RiverRock Belfast City Half Marathon; you will help even more local children and young people with a learning disability live full and happy lives, grow into adults with bright futures in education, employment and family life.

Your marathon challenge will help Mencap provide the vital support children, young people and their families need to live the lives they choose.

To find out more information about Mencap services in Northern Ireland; and about the children and young people with whom we work please CLICK HERE