Air Ambulance Runway Run 

Run 5K at Night, help fund a Life-Saving Flight 

Date and Time: Thursday 12th September 2024, run starts at 11.00pm

All runners to arrive between 9.30pm – 10pm for warm up & security  

Location: Belfast City Airport, Airport Road, Belfast  

Distance: 5km along the Belfast City Airport runway 

The Air Ambulance Runway Run offers participants a unique experience of running 5K on the Belfast City Airport  runway whilst raising vital funds to support your local air ambulance service. 

This is a flat and fast paced 5k race, offering great opportunity for personal bests as well as prizes for first, second and third in both female and male categories.   

Age:  16 and over 

Places available: Places are limited to 500 participants. 

Entry fee: £25 per person (+booking fee) with a suggested minimum sponsorship of £100 

As well as the extremely unique experience of running a Runway, your £25 entry includes: 

  • Air Ambulance branded tech top 
  • Bespoke finishers medal 
  • Chip timed results 
  • Pre-event visit to Air Ambulance operational airbase 
  • Support to help your fundraising journey including online fundraising link, tips on the best fundraising activities to organise, and supporting materials such as sponsor forms, buckets, banners, balloons and much more. Anyone who reaches £100 fundraising target will be entered into a draw for a range of prizes. 
  • On the night:  Entertainment and warm up before race, water & snacks, FREE parking 


Please contact or call 028 9262 2677 if you have any queries. 

Whether you are starting a couch to 5k, a keen supporter of Air Ambulance or, if running a runway when all flights have ceased is on your bucket list- we’d love you to join us.   

The primary goal for this exclusive and unique running event is to raise vital funds to sustain our air ambulance service, which is needed on average twice per day. Your fundraising will support future patients wherever they are. You can set up your fundraising page today by clicking here.  

Every pound raised is helping the charity to treat the most critically ill and injured patients across Northern Ireland. 

Please note that by registering for this event you are granting the organisers permission to contact you using via e-mail and mobile. There will be terms and conditions for the run including no loose objects (pens, mobile phones, water bottles, etc.) to be taken onto the runway. A valuables bag service will be available.