Thousands take part in Belfast Marathon
- 5 May 2014
- From the section Northern Ireland
Thousands of people have been taking part in this year's Belfast Marathon.
Kenyan Freddy Sittuk took victory in the men's race with a time of 2 hours 18 minutes and 30 seconds.
Ethiopian Bayrush Shiferaw won the women's race in 2:41.20, while in the wheelchair event Kildare man Patrick Monahan won with a personal best of 2:06.21.
The main race began at the City Hall at 09:00 BST, and the 26.2 mile route finishes at Ormeau Park.
More than 18,000 competitors took part in the various events, which included a team relay and a fun run.