Jimmy’s 10k – (Sunday 12th March 2017)

Jimmy’s 10K is organised in memory of Jimmy Murray, Downpatrick school teacher and athletics enthusiast who was one of the founding members of East Down AC in 1987.


We are proud to announce that we will be hosting record numbers this year. Online registration closed automatically on Sunday 5th March once the extra 100 places had been sold. Apologies to anyone who missed out. Please note that there will be NO further registration as we are at full capacity.


Jimmy’s 10k Road Closure Information


Pack Collections: East Down AC Club Rooms (View Map)

Due to record numbers please endeavour to collect before Race Day
~ Friday 10 March 2017 from 3:30pm to 8:00pm
~ Saturday 11 March 2017 from 12:00noon to 3:30pm
~ Sunday 12 March 2017 from 8:00am

Race Date: Sunday 12th March 2017
Start Location: East Down AC, Ballydugan Industrial Est, Downpatrick (View Map)
Start Time: 11am (10k)

Relay Runners wishing to avail of the bus to the changeover must present themselves at the designated point at 10am sharp.

Parking on race day: There will  be NO parking facilities at the start location. Parking facilities are available at ASDA, Rathkeltair Car Park and Leisure Centre (pavilion)

Course Map details  – http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4485102.html

10k Walk

Registration for the 10k walk is on the day of the event at East Down AC Club Rooms from 8:30am.
Cost: £10 (children under 12 free)
Start time: There will be an official start for the walkers at 10am. If you want to start your walk earlier you may do so.


Pacers will be available 40/45/50/60 min 10k

Showers – available at the pavilion

Massage – In the Club Rooms

Ice Bath – Boxing Club (TWICE ICE) Dips in team ice bath

Food – refreshments post race in the Club Rooms


Further information: East Down AC (Contact Form) or Facebook East Down Athletic Club