Club Athletes Invited to Re-launch of Mary Peters Stadium, Belfast

Competitors from across the UK, Ireland and further afield will take part in the elite international opening athletics event at the Mary Peters Track on Tuesday 25th June 2013.

The Lord Mayor, Councillor Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, Lord Sebastian Coe, Chairman of the British Olympic Association, and Dame Mary Peters are hosting the event which follows the £3 million refurbishment of the track as part of Belfast City Council’s £150 million Investment Programme. 

A specially commissioned bronze statue of Dame Mary, an Olympic Gold Medalist in the pentathlon, will be unveiled to mark the occasion. 

Steve Mitchell (England 1,500 metre champion), Leon Reid (GB Under-20 international), Greg Smith (1st International competition) and Alyssa Small (1st International competition) from the club have all been invited to participate in the meeting.