Belfast Telegraph

Friday 9 October 2015

Churches stopped Sunday marathon

Published 15/05/2014

I SEE that your correspondent, 'Road User' (Write Back, May 6) believes that it would be a worthy idea to hold the Belfast Marathon on a Sunday, rather than bank holiday Monday.

If 'Road User' had done a bit of research he/she might have realised this plan had been proposed in 2010 (supported by Translink, DRD, PSNI, and Athletics NI) in a bid to reduce police overtime and traffic problems, but the proposal was blocked by the churches. An article on that appeared in the Belfast Telegraph.



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