LONDON & NEW YORK & HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Options Technology, the leading Capital Markets services provider, today announced their Race Partner sponsorship of the St. Patrick’s Day SPAR Craic 10k, hosted by Aisling Events and Athletics NI.
The run, which has been held as part of Belfast City Council’s all-inclusive celebration of the National Saints’ Day, is returning to Belfast City Hall in 2022 following a virtual event in 2021.
A focal point in any Northern Irish runners’ calendar, upwards of 2,000 people take part in the race annually, running from Belfast City Hall to the finish line at Ormeau Park.
Options, a global company with offices in eight key financial cities worldwide, first opened in Belfast in 2014, and teams from Options’ Belfast headquarters have taken part in the SPAR Craic 10k event since the inaugural run in 2015.
Danny Moore, Options’ President, and CEO said, “The team at Options love a physical challenge. In 2020 we ran around the world while working remotely; in 2021 we completed the Mourne 7-peaks challenge, and we have been involved in the Belfast Marathon and SPAR Craic 10k runs since our Belfast office first opened. The next logical step was to get involved as a Race Partner sponsor.
We are ecstatic to be back to in-person running events and can’t wait for the buzz around the city on race day.”
Connla McCann, Director of the SPAR Craic 10k added, “St. Patrick’s Day is a very special occasion for the Irish around the world, and we are delighted to be holding the SPAR Craic 10k again. With more runners than ever before, we plan to make 17th March a day to remember as we return to the streets of Belfast and, hopefully, will have left the pandemic in our
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