Athletes, running enthusiasts and novices across the country are getting stuck straight back into training this New Year in anticipation of the seventh running of the highly successful DkIT Dundalk 10k road race, taking place this April 10th 2019. This year the run is in association with DkIT Sport, Servisource Recruitment, Fyffes, Dundalk Retail Park and Intact Software. DkIT are again a major sponsor and organiser and the race route will begin and end at the DKIT Sport facility (See Route). The distinctive and recognisable route has become a favourite among runners in the North East as it takes you through historic town of Dundalk at the gateway to the Cooley peninsula. Runners, joggers and walkers of all levels of fitness are welcome to take part and raise funds for their favourite charity.

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Last year over 900 people took part and the target for 2019 is to break the one thousand mark!! The run itself will take place at 7pm on Wednesday, 10th April 2019 starting and finishing at the new DKIT Sport facility.

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Race Information

Race Location:

– This year the event will start and finish in DKIT Sport (formerly JJB).

Start Time:

The event will start at 7pm sharp on Wednesday 10th April.

Number Collections: You can pick up your race number and t shirt at the following times. All collections will take place in DKIT Sport.

Pick Up- late registration will also be available at these times.

Saturday 6th April- 11.00am to 2.00pm

Monday 8th April – 3.00am to 8.00pm

Tuesday 9th April – 3.00pm to 8.00pm

Wednesday 10th April (Race Day)- 3.00pm to 6.00pm

Car Parking

Limited car parking will be available at DKIT Sport. This carpark will close off at 6.30pm and not reopen until 9.00pm.

Our main carpark will be at Dundalk Retail Park so please use this. This is located very close to the start line.

Post Race Refreshments

– We will be serving post race refreshments in DKIT Sport Indoor Arena so please call in after the race.

Pre Race Warm Up

– We will be starting a warm up for the race at 6.45pm.

Post Race Presentations

– Post race presentations will take place at approx. 9pm after the race.

Huge thanks to our sponsors this year who are:

  • Servisource Recruitment
  • Recruit Island
  • DKIT Sport
  • Fyffes
  • DkIT
  • Intact Software
  • DkIT Students Union
  • Dundalk Retail Park
  • Dundalk Credit Union

Charity Partners for 2019 are:

  • Women’s Aid
  • Dundalk Dog Rescue

Corporate Challenge

The Corporate Challenge is an opportunity for businesses to engage in a healthy and active competition with a chance to win €500 for their chosen charity.

Winners will receive a donation of  €500 which  will be given to a charity of the winner’s choice by DkIT Dundalk 10k

  • Teams must have a minimum of 4 runners
  • The winners will be decided by an accumulative position of the first 4 runners from Corporate Teams to cross the finishing line
  • A runner can only enter for one team either,

When registering participants must click the corporate challenge box on the entry form and enter the name of their employers.

 Corporate Challenge Guidelines

The idea of this event staged within the DkIT Dundalk 10k is to enable companies to engage with their employees promoting team spirit, fundraising whilst promoting their brand within a community event.

We would like in the spirit of the event to reflect taking part rather than winning and therefore ask that teams should consist only of employees.

Change to collections

Collections will now take place at the following times:

  • Monday 23rd April – DKIT Sport 6.00pm- 9.00pm
  • Tuesday 24th April – DKIT Sport 4.00pm -9.00pm
  • Wednesday 25th April (Race day) – DKIT Sport 1.00pm -6.00pm