IN PICTURES: Free Presbyterian Church members protest against Belfast City Marathon being held on a Sunday

Members of the Free Presbyterian Church in Ulster have expressed their regret at the announcement that the 2019 Belfast City Marathon will take place on a Sunday by staging a protest at Stormont.

Friday, 3rd May 2019, 5:42 pm
Updated Friday, 3rd May 2019, 6:43 pm
An image from the protest staged by members of the Free Presbyterian Church in Stormont on Friday

Here is a selection of photos from the protest - the 2019 Belfast City Marathon will take place on this coming Sunday (May 5, 2019).

Presbyterian Moderator Gordon Dane hands a letter of protest to David Seaton (chairman of the Belfast Marathon) during a protest rally at Stormont.
An image from the protest which was staged on Friday.
Presbyterian Moderator Gordon Dane hands a letter of protest to David Seaton (chairman of the Belfast Marathon) during a protest rally at Stormont.
Presbyterian Moderator Gordon Dane hands a letter of protest to David Seaton (chairman of the Belfast Marathon) during a protest rally at Stormont.
A road runner jogging along while members of the Free Presbyterian Church stage a protest against the Belfast City Marathon taking place on a Sunday.
Presbyterian Moderator Gordon Dane hands a letter of protest to David Seaton (chairman of the Belfast Marathon) during a protest rally at Stormont.
The Belfast City Marathon 2019 will begin at Stormont on Sunday May 5.
The Belfast City Marathon is due to take place this Sunday (May 5, 2019).
Presbyterian Moderator Gordon Dane hands a letter of protest to David Seaton (chairman of the Belfast Marathon) during a protest rally at Stormont.
The protest was held because members of the Free Presbyterian Church do not think it should take place on a Sunday because of their religious beliefs.
An image taken at the protest at the gates at Stormont on Friday.