Sports events in Lisburn & Castlereagh

We host a variety of sports events throughout the year. They include:

  • Lisburn Half Marathon, 10k and Fun Run
  • Sports Awards
  • Business Games
  • Mayor’s Colour Run
  • Santa Dash

Lisburn Half Marathon, 10K & Fun Run

You can access training advice, route and booking information online at

Entries are now open for the 2024 Vitality Membership Lisburn Half Marathon, 10K Road Race and Fun Run! The popular event will take place on Wednesday 19 June starting from Lagan Valley LeisurePlex.

For more information and to register please visit

Mayor’s Colour Run

Our team organise a Colour Run on behalf of the Mayor and their nominated charity each year.  It takes place in April or May. 

Registration for this charity 5K run will open four weeks in advance of the event. 

Be sure to keep checking back to register your place.

LCCC Sport Lisburn and Castlereagh Sports Awards

Sport Lisburn & Castlereagh has paid tribute to top local sporting talent during the 2023 Draynes Farm Sports Personality of the Year Awards.

The event took place at a prestigious ceremony at La Mon Hotel & Country Club, hosted by broadcaster, Claire McCollum.

Congratulations to all our winners:

  • School Sports Team of the Year- Lagan College Junior Golf Team
  • Junior Sports Club Team of the Year- Lisburn Cricket Club U13 Girls Team
  • Disability Sports Team of the Year- Team Kerr
  • Sports Person with a Disability of the Year- Claire O’Neill, Lisburn 2Gether Special Olympics & Alpha Badminton Club
  • Alison Slater Junior Merit Award- Ella Scott, Lisburn Taekwondo Club
  • David Edwards Senior Merit Award- Brian Keys, Phoenix Basketball Club & Michael Tiffin, Lisburn Taekwondo Club
  • Junior Sports Personality of the Year- Jessika Robson, Lisburn City Swimming Club
  • Senior Sports Club of the Year- Lisburn Rangers Ladies Senior Football Team
  • Sports Club of the Year- Kaleidoscope Gymnastics, Cheer & Dance
  • Sports Coach of the Year- Breda Dick, Phoenix Rockets Women’s Basketball Team
  • Senior Sports Personality of the Year- Joe Stewart, Jog Lisburn Running Club

For further information please email:

Santa Dash

Each December at Lough Moss Leisure Centre we host a Santa Dash to raise money for the Mayor’s Charity. 

The entry fee is £5 and will include the provision of a Santa Hat and a selection box for each participant.

Registration for the 2024 Santa Dash will open in November 2024.

Business Games

These are a great team building opportunity for businesses across Lisburn & Castlereagh!

The challenge includes a wide range of activities, including dodgeball, soccer and tenpin bowling. Games are open to everyone and suitable for all levels of fitness.

At each game stage there will be Cup and Plate winners with the ‘Business Champions’ being crowned at the end of all three stages.

Applications for the 2024 games will open in January 2024. Please keep an eye out on the Be Active Stay Active Facebook page for updates. 

Training courses for sports clubs and coaches

These are launched in September 2023 and the courses will be delivered from October 2023 to March 2024.

Local sports clubs and coaches can benefit from a timetable of specialised training courses taking place each financial year. These courses will equip clubs with the skills to develop their organisation and get the best out of their players and athletes.


Course Date   Venue  Time  Age Group   Cost
Children’s Designated
Officer Training 
Monday 5th February 2024  Online 7pm to 10pm Suitable for ages 18 yrs + £15pp
First Aid in Sport Monday 12th February 2024  Lagan Valley LeisurePlex 6pm to 10pm Suitable for ages 16 yrs+  £25pp

Safeguarding Children and Young People in Sport

Monday 19th February 2024  Online 7pm to 9.30pm Suitable for ages 18 yrs + £15pp
Strength and Conditioning
in Sport      
Monday 26th February 2024 Lagan Valley LeisurePlex 7pm to 9pm Suitable for ages 16 yrs+ £10pp
First Aid in Sport Monday 4th March 2024   Lagan Valley LeisurePlex  6pm to 10pm Suitable for ages 16 yrs+ £25pp
Safeguarding Children and Young People in Sport Monday 11th March 2024 Online 7pm to 9.30pm Suitable for ages 18 yrs+ £15pp
Social Media in Sport     Monday 25th March 2024   Online 7pm to 9pm Suitable for ages 16 yrs + £10pp


Book using this link

Early booking recommended as spaces on each course are limited.

A zoom link will be shared in advance via email for all those taking part in online courses.

For enquiries please email