May 19, 2024

The countdown is on and the momentum is constructing in the direction of the 2024 North West 10k which takes place subsequent Monday in Letterkenny. 

The charity run and stroll has an 11 a.m. begin. Donegal Individual of the 12 months Moya Brennan of Clannad fame would be the Particular Visitor to formally set the runners and walkers on their manner across the roads of the Cathedral City. 

Entries are nonetheless being taken on-line till this Friday evening at  https://www.njuko.web/nw_10k_2024 

For additional particulars go to and on the North West 10k social media platforms. Entries will even be taken on the 10k Marquee on the Letterkenny Group Centre on Saturday (3 p.m.-6 p.m.) and Sunday (3 p.m. – 6 p.m.). In addition to coming into runners and walkers can decide up their 10k t-shirts and race numbers. Those that have entered on-line are additionally inspired to return alongside and decide up their t-shirts and numbers in an effort to keep away from delays on Financial institution Vacation Monday morning. Entries will even be taken on Monday morning on the Group Centre from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The three charities benefitting this yr are the Kilmacrennan, Termon, Gartan, Churchill and Trentagh Group First Responders, Letterkenny Group Childcare Centre and  the Cara Home Household Useful resource Centre.

North West 10k Chairperson Neil Martin is asking the general public to return out and help the three charities on Monday morning. “The net entry numbers are up on this time final yr in order that could be very constructive for us as a Committee. We’re nonetheless taking entries on-line until midnight on Friday. After which on Saturday and Sunday we can be taking entries at our workplace within the marquee beside the Letterkenny Group Centre from 3-6 p.m. on each days. We’d additionally ask as lots of these as doable that  have entered on-line to return alongside on Saturday and Sunday to select their t-shirts and race numbers. That may cut back the queueing and congestion on the day” Mr Martin mentioned.

Will probably be the twenty seventh North West 10k and thus far the charity occasion has raised over €931,000 for 40 charities. There’s a €500 prize for the primary man to interrupt 29.14 set by Noel Berkley 1998. Likewise there’s a €500 prize for first girl to interrupt 32.34 set by Maria McCambridge in 2005. Mr Martin additionally requested for the cooperation of motorists on Monday morning. 

“There can be street closures in place for a time period and a strict visitors administration plan is in place along with the Gardai. That’s below the path of Sergeant Eunan Walsh whom we thank once more for his help with the North West 10k. However, with all that we simply nonetheless ask for the general public’s cooperation and persistence on Monday morning. Please work with the directions of the stewards in order that we are able to be certain that the occasion passes off safely. I’d simply ask folks to remember that the 10k is being run to learn three very worthy native charities. Lastly I need to thank our 5 sponsors who’re with us once more in 2024 specifically Brian McCormick Sports activities and Leisure, Century Advanced, Donegal Each day, Mount Errigal Resort and the Worth Centre” Mr Martin concluded.


Countdown on for North West 10k on Financial institution Vacation Monday was final modified: Might 1st, 2024 by Employees Author