Welcome to the Doonhamer 10K road race, organised by Dumfries Harriers taking place at 10.30am on Sunday 27th August 2023.
We are delighted to bring you the Doonhamer 10K which starts and finishes in the Dock Park, beside the River Nith in Dumfries. The race traces the pathways alongside the river and crosses the Nith several times using the Buccleuch Street, Suspension and Kirkpatrick MacMillan bridges. This is an officially measured and certified course. The course route can be viewed here – https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2607030358
This race will be operated as per UK Athletics rules and under a Scottish Athletics permit (Licence Number 13035) with a race limit of 225 – enter early to guarantee your place!
Entry costs just £18 for SA/EA/WA affiliated members, £20 for Non-affiliated runners which includes;
• Chip timing
• On course water stop
• Medal and goody bag for every finisher
• First aid
• Kilometre markers and well marshalled route
• Limited car parking and toilet facilities
1st, 2nd and 3rd Senior (18-39 year old) Male/Female
1st Male/Female VET 40, VET 50, VET 60, VET 70
No entries on the day will be possible, so please don’t ask. Closing date for online entries will be, Saturday 26th August 6pm, or earlier if limit reached. There will be no refunds given once you enter, so please don’t take a place if you’re unsure about running on the day. If the race is unable to go ahead due to unforeseen circumstances or adverse course conditions, which would impact on the safety of competitors, we will post notice of this on the Dumfries Harriers website and Facebook page, the day before.
Please Note: Runners are respectfully requested not to wear headphones during the race.
Registration will be open at the registration tent situated at the Dockfoot end of Dock Park, from 8.30am on race day.
Here you can collect your race number and timing chip, use the toilet facilities, get changed, and leave your bag (at your own risk). Registration will close at 10.15am sharp.
The Dock Park has a car park, however please car share where possible. Overspill parking is available in front of Sands Snooker and Brooms Road.
The start line will be at Dockfoot, clearly marked on race day with our Start/Finish gantry and timing equipment.
A pre-race briefing will take place at 10.25am to which all competitors must attend.
The race starts at 10.30am.
The route is run on the footpath or pavement, except in Kingholm Quay where it is on the public road.