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Belfast 5km and Mile

Join UK & Ireland’s record breaking 5km

The Belfast 5km Road Race will make history as the fastest and only World Athletics Elite Label Race in Belfast. Make your 5km experience a memorable one and join us for 2024

Registration Closes

Friday, 01 June 2024



Elevation Level


Race Start time

5km: 10am

Start Location

Ulster University

Finish Line

Ulster University

The 2024 race will take place on Sunday 09th June 2024. The race will be one of the most anticipated 5km events of the year.

Flat & Scenic

The Belfast 5km Road Race is one of the fastest and flattest routes throughout the entire UK and Ireland making it perfect for PB’s or first timers.

all abilities
& levels

5km races are for everybody, and at the Belfast 5km Road Race we go the extra mile to ensure everyone can enjoy the experience. We look forward to continuing to foster a community where people of all abilities can take part.

Fun, Food & Music

Enjoy the Belfast 5km Road Race experience with friends or family, we kick off the mass race with a variety of local entertainers, guaranteed to get runners ready for the start line.

Fees include race entry, finishers t-shirt & medal.

5km entry

Early bird entry:


+ processing fee

5km student entry

Early bird entry:


+ processing fee

Experience the best of the Belfast and run through the picturesque Cathedral Quarter and alongside some of Belfasts’s most prominent landmarks.

The Belfast 5km course is one of the fastest road courses in the world.

The route is essentially flat, and takes you through the centre of Belfast. You’ll Start at Ulster University, before heading across the Lagan to the Titanic Quarter, getting a glimpse of the Harland and Wolff cranes. The route back across the river heads through the Cathedral Quarter to the finish line.

+4m above sea level

+7m above sea level

31 m