Check out our Upcoming Sporting Events for 2022/2023: 

Mary Peters Running Festival- Sunday 2nd October 2022

The eagerly awaited Mary Peters Running Festival will take place on Sunday 2 October in the grounds of the Eikon Centre in Lisburn. Runners can now sign up at The event is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness. First times runners can set a new fitness challenge by taking on the 5K, while those looking to progress to a longer distance can take the next step to the 10K. Runners can also sign up for the popular Half Marathon and aim to beat the clock with a new personal best time. There is also the option to take on the ultimate challenge with the introduction of an exciting new Full Marathon route, which will be the first 26.2 miler for the Lisburn area.The final event is a special 20 mile route, which is the perfect training ground for runners looking to get some miles into their legs for other marathon events later in the year. For further details on the Mary Peter’s Running Festival and to sign up, please visit Mary Peters Running Festival | Road Running | Athletics Fixtures in Northern Ireland | Athletics Northern Ireland (

 Lough Moss Leisure Centre’s Santa Dash - December 2022

Participants can get into the Christmas spirit as they run, jog or walk across a spectacular glow lit trail. The event is the perfect activity for families as you simply complete as many laps as you can, up to a maximum of 5K. All participants will recieve a Santa hat and a seleciton box for taking part. Registration will open in late October and will be done via the council website.

The City of Lisburn City 5K-  Friday 24th March 2023

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is excited to host The City of Lisburn City 5K  on Friday 24th March 2023. Runners can use the opportunity to get back into training or beat the clock with a new Personal Best time. There will also be a 1.5km Fun Run for children aged 4 years +. 

This is a great event to run with family and friends while soaking up the atmosphere. Schools and youth groups are encouraged to register and get all ages active together! Registration will open in January 2023.