Belfast Marathon 2014HBE’s epic charity adventure begins on Monday when two HBE teams run the Belfast City Marathon to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Firstly our teams are running the Belfast City Marathon

On the 5th May, Adrian Byrne, Jacqueline Byrne, Christine Swail, Chris Shepherd, Mags Morgan, Neil Bolton, Diane Carson, Ronan Barry, Joan Fitzpatrick and Anne Mullan are all running the marathon on Monday and need your support.

To support our teams and Macmillan Cancer Support, visit our Just giving site at or send a donation to HBE’s Offices in Newry marked ’Charity’.

On 2nd June, we’re running the Cork City Marathon

We have some brave runners running for St Vincent De Paul, our nominated charity for Ireland, in the Cork City Marathon Relay on June 2nd.

Our runners are: Colin O’Brien, Chris Shepherd, Neil Bolton and Ronan Barry.

To support our Cork team raising money for SVP, please visit our sponsorship page on
or send a donation to HBE’s Offices in Newry marked ’SVP Donation’.

And finally, on 13th June we walk the Mourne Mountains overnight

And finally, we have three teams walking 50km across the Mourne Mountains throughout the night in the PLOD, to raise money for Action Medical Research on the 13th June.

Our walkers are: Adrian Byrne, Pat McDonald, Jarlath Cunningham, Neil Bolton, Peter Fitzpatrick, Chris Shepherd, Christine Swail, Liam Broderick, Frances Thomas, Adem Salim, Kieran O’Hare and Tara Tumilty. Support drivers are Paula Mullan, Marie O’Brien, Fintan Hanna and Nicki Bury.

To support these teams and Action Medical Research, please donate on our sponsorship page
or send a donation to HBE’s Offices in Newry marked ’AMR Donation’.

You can also follow our progress on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Our teams, and the charities they are supporting, really need your help with sponsorship, please donate any amount you can afford.  A huge thank you to our staff, friends and partners that have already donated.

On behalf of HBE, our runners, walkers and the charities they are supporting – Thank you.