Jimmy’s 10k – (Sunday 25th March 2018)

Jimmy’s 10K 2018

After the unfortunate postponement due to inclement weather we are pleased to say that the event is taking place 25th March. We have notified all of the new date via ANI and FB and  those unable to run have until 5pm Friday 23rd March to defer/transfer to another runner or get a partial refund. After this it will be assumed that you are running and there will be no further recompense. All applications for this are to be done via competitionsec@eastdownac.co.uk 

We are accepting new entries in person SAT 11-3pm or by email to joemarathon50@btinternet.com 

Entries are £16/18

Race Date: Sunday 25th March 2018
Start Location: East Down AC, Ballydugan Industrial Est, Downpatrick (View Map)
Start Time: 11am (10k) **CLOCKS GO FORWARD AN HOUR**Don’t be late!!

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

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.

Walkers – Register at the times shown below if at all possible as time will be very limited on the day – £10 for adults (children up to the age of 12 are free) Adults get a T-shirt and the children get a medal.
Start time for walk:  Revised start times – we have a large number of walkers starting at 9am so we suggest that all walkers go off at this time if at all possible.

Pack Collections  – 

: East Down AC Club Rooms (View Map)
~ Saturday 24th  March 2018 from 11am to 3pm
~ Sunday 25th March 2018 from 8:00am to 10am – Please allow time as we may have more admin than usual due to circumstances of postponement.

RELAY – this year there will be a wristband for 1st Runner to be handed over at changeover point. Runner 2 wears the chip. Make sure you collect both!  There is a bus to take relay runners to the changeover point – it will be leaving at 10.15 so don’t be late!!

Showers and changing  available at the paviilion

Refreshments at the Club Rooms


We have been supported by MB McGrady & Co for several years and they are back as headline sponsor for this our 20th year. We are very grateful to them for their continued involvement.

We also have the backing of other local companies – Bells Supervalu Crossgar,  Athlos Triathlon, Gordon’s Chemist(Downpatrick), Wrap and Roll, Plus2print, and Dupes DVD and Video/Soaring Productions

all of whom have helped us to prepare for a great event with fantastic prize money (£200/100/60 to 1,2 and 3 Male and Female overall) as well Age Group and Relay Team prizes.

Additional info  – Jimmy’s 10k is once again featured in the 2018  Novosco 10K Grand Prix  See http://www.novosco10kgrandprix.com) for more information.

Merchandise: Technical T-Shirt guaranteed for the first 800 10K entered online.  All 50 Relay teams who have entered online will get a t-shirt each.  The first 100 Walkers will also get a t shirt. Sizes first come first served.

Further information: joemarathon50@btinternet.com/alisoncarroll@btinternet.com or EAST DOWN ATHLETIC CLUB on Facebook.