North West 10K Charity Run and Walk

 North West Charity 10k Road Race and Walk.

The North West 10k committee would like to thank Brian McCormick Sports and DonegalDaily.com for their joint sponsorship of the North West 10k which takes place on Sunday the 6th of May in Letterkenny.
Just 13 days to go to the 10k. Register on-line now at www.northwest10k.com. To date the charity run and walk has raised over 750,000 euros for over 30 charities. The two benefiting charities this year are Breastcare North West and Diabetes Ireland.
The first 1,500 entrants across the finish line at the Letterkenny Community Centre will get the first ever medallions while the 10k t-shirt will go to all who register for the charity event.

Charities 2018

 Breast Centre NW

Diabetes Ireland

Here is an image of the medallion which will be something to be treasured in years to come.

16 days to go to the 22nd North West 10k in Letterkenny. Register on-line now at www.northwest10k.com. To date the charity run and walk has raised over 750,000 euros for over 30 charities. The two benefiting charities this year are Breastcare North West and Diabetes Ireland.

The first 1,500 entrants across the finish line at the Letterkenny Community Centre will get the first ever medallions while the 10k t-shirt will go to all who register for the charity event. The North West 10k takes place on Sunday the 6th of May.

 

Route (Click on Route page, to see a bigger map)

2017 Letterkenny 10k Route

Entry Fee

Run €15

Walk €10

Walk with "Chip Timing" €15

Under 18s are not permitted to enter 10k races as runners

Entries will also be taken on Saturday 5th May from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Entry closes at 1pm on day of race.



Sunday 6th May 2018

May Bank Holiday Weekend

Start: 2.00 PM






   

   

      

    

Breast Centre NW

North West 10k Chairperson Neil Martin with members of Breast Centre NW Nicola Kelly, Geraldine McGregor, Alison Johnston and Vanessa Savva at the launch on Tuesday evening in the Mount Errigal Hotel. At back from left – Race Director Brendan McDaid with Consultant Breast Surgeon Mr Manujdas Varzealis, Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Gerry McMonagle, Mayor of the Letterkenny Municipal District Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh and 10k committee member Rosemary Foy

Sunday 6th May 2018

May Bank Holiday Weekend

Start: 2.00 PM

             

Diabetes Ireland

North West 10k Chairperson Neil Martin with Diabetes Ireland members Charlie Gildea, Caroline Baird, Gerard Gallagher and Paul Gillespie at the launch on Tuesday evening in the Mount Errigal Hotel. Also included at back are the Mayor of the Letterkenny Municipal District Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh, 10k committee members Bernie Brennan, Neily McDaid, Nancy McNamee and the Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr Gerry McMonagle

Runners and walkers can still register on-line at www.northwest10k.com ahead of Sunday’s big charity event in Letterkenny. The race starts at 2.00pm.

 

 

The two benefiting charities this year are Breast Centre NW and Diabetes Ireland. With a big turnout anticipated again on Sunday, Chairperson Neil Martin is appealing to runners and walkers to register as early as possible to avoid delays on the morning of the event.

 

   

North West 10k

The North West 10k which celebrated it’s 21st  anniversary this year has now raised a total of €750,000 for 33 charities since the first event was staged in 1997. 

10K Committee

Last year the Donegal Branch of Spina Bifida and Donegal Branch of the Irish Pilgrimage Trust received cheques for 17,255 euro each from North West 10k.

Sunday 6th May 2018

May Bank Holiday Weekend

Start: 2.00 PM

             

The North West 10k Committee would like to thank the following for helping to sponsor this year's event:

  • AAI Permit Granted
     
  • Accurately Measured Course and Chip Timing
     
  • SPOT PRIZES GALORE
     
  • FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
     
  • The first 2500 entrants guaranteed a Northwest10k t-shirt.
  • Under 18s are not permitted to enter 10k races as runners
     

Online link to 10K is now active. Closing date for ONLINE entries will be Friday 4th May at 5pm. Pre entries will be taken at our stand at Letterkenny Community Centre as follows: Wednesday 2nd May — Friday 4th May 5pm — 6.30pm & Saturday  5th May 3pm — 6pm. Entries after this time will be accepted from 10.00am to 1.00pm at the Community Centre on Sunday  6th May 2018.

Entry Closes at 1pm.


Due to Health and Safety issues, no pets (except official guide dogs) or bicycles are allowed to participate.
 

Check in from 10.00am to 1.00pm at Community Centre

There will be:

  • Toilet and changing facilities
  • Car Parking in McGinley's Car Park ONLY
  • Water Stations en route
  • Free T-Shirts
  • Refreshments after race

€750k + raised for 33 Donegal organisations to date.

The sponsorship cards to raise funds for the charities are available at the Letterkenny Chamber.

This site is administered by the Co Donegal ETB Adult Education Service in association with the Letterkenny Chamber.

The Northwest 10K is a charity Road Race and Walk held every May Bank Holiday weekend in Lettekenny, Co. Donegal. So far the Letterkenny 10k has raised just under €250,000 for various charities. Do your bit for charity and register for this year's North West 10k taking place on 30th April 2017 Letterkenny Community Centre, while also taking care of your health.