NICS Athletics Club – Portaferry Gala 10 Mile Road Race

Tuesday 18th July 2017 at 7:30pm

Entry Fees

£12 Registered, £14 Unregistered, £14 for a Relay Team.

NICS Athletics Club and East Down Athletics Club present the Portaferry Gala 10 Mile Road Race including a 2 x 5 mile relay race for teams of 2 runners. The event is organised in conjunction with the Portaferry Gala Festival. It takes place in the picturesque surroundings of Portaferry and is one of the feature events in Portaferry Gala Week. It offers a challenging but fast course for recreational and elite runners alike. The race starts at the Sports Centre, Cloughy Road, Portaferry, BT22 1ND.


Online entry will be available soon on the Athletics NI website. Registration on the day will take place in the Sports Centre Cloughy Road, Portaferry, BT22 1ND from 5:00pm.

Relay Event.

Transport will be provided to and from the Relay changeover point and the bus will leave from the lay-by on the Ballyphilip Road close to the Sports Centre at 7:20pm.


There are prizes for Male & Female in the Open and Veterans categories. Relay Team prizes, prizes for local competitors and oldest competitors will also be awarded at the presentation after the race in the Sports Centre.


Refreshments will be provided for all competitors in the Sports Centre immediately after the race.


Course Details (Certified Distance)

Below is a link to a map which shows an illustration of the race route.

Race Marshals and Police will be present on the course but the roads will not be closed to traffic.

Course Map (web link)

For further information contact:

Mags Mathieson 07402785109

Joe Quinn 07933214894

Michael Kelly 07751119596

By e-mail