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Saturday 29 November 2014

All Our Yesterdays: The Belfast Marathon

The only wheelchair competitor, John Walls, from Belfast, gets some encouragement from a supporter.   8/5/1984
The only wheelchair competitor, John Walls, from Belfast, gets some encouragement from a supporter. 8/5/1984
How...! A Red Indian, complete with spear and head-dress, was well up with the front runners. 5/5/1987
A runner dressed up as superhero Patman in the Belfast Marathon. 8/5/1990
Making sure his laces are tied tightly was James Adair, from Newtownards, before he set off in his 'Wee Willie Winkie' outfit. 7/5/1985
Ralph Brough and his dog at the 14-mile stage as they make their way along Ormeau Road. 7/5/1985
Mrs Elizabeth Wedge encourages the runners to greater efforts along the Woodstock Road. 7/5/1985
Trevor Octave (left), heads a line of runners as they pass through the finishing grids. 8/5/1984
Children offer cups of water outside Grosvenor Recreation Centre, which are gratefully accepted by the runners. 6/5/1986
John Kelly, of the Irish Wheelchair Association, going strong during the marathon. 4/5/1982
Old and young alike get off to a great start in today's Belfast Fun Run. 1/5/1989
Here's looking at you as Grant Whiteside and Alicia White keep the sun's rays at bay as they take part in the Fun Run. 1/5/1989
Causing much hilarity during the marathon was Nicholas Hill dressed as Jimmy Savile. As well as raising laughs, he was raising money for the Thire World. 6/5/1986
Sean Curneen, from Omagh, had still plenty of energy left, after finishing the marathon, as he lifts his daughter Angie (8) left, and son Gary (7), up in his arms. 7/5/1988
Brian McKee gets a little help from medical team after the marathon. 3/5/1983
At your service...Alessandro Genovese, the French wine waiter, complete with tray, wine and glasses, ran to the accompaniment of music from his portable tape deck. 8/5/1984
The thousands of competitors wait on the Albert Bridge for the starting signal. 4/5/1982
A typical refreshment point - this one was on the Ravenhill Road, and shows some of the many thousands of paper cups used during the marathon. 4/5/1982
Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon 2009. Womens 1st place finisher Joyce Kandia.
Deep River Rock Belfast City Marathon 2009. Womens 1st place finisher Joyce Kandia.
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Tom Devenney & Eddie Clyde, Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon
Deep RiverRock 2009 Belfast City Marathon

A glimpse back in time through the sweat and tears of the Belfast Marathon

 

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