The Les Jones Memorial 10k Returns for the 28th Year

17 May 2019

The Les Jones Memorial 10k Returns for the 28th Year

The Les Jones Memorial 10k returns this evening to the Mary Peters Track for the 28th year. The popular event is organised in memory of late athlete, team manager and Athletics NI Chairman Les Jones who passed away in 1992.

Athletics NI are working with Action Mental Health again this year, as part of the Mental Health Awareness week, which began on 13th May. 10% of all entries will be donated to the charity along with any other donations made.


The Les Jones 10K will start at 7.30pm sharp on the Mary Peters Track, and will then continue on to the Malone Road. The route will include scenic, riverside meadows, wetland and the mixed woodland area of the Lagan Towpath, before continuing to Shaw’s Bridge, Barnett’s Park and the QUB playing fields. As always, one of the central sections of the route, the infamous hill, will play a major part in deciding the final winners, before returning to the Mary Peter’s Track.

Entries are still available on the day at a cost of £20.00 per entry. There is a total prize fund of £420, and each entrant will receive a commemorative medal and t-shirt. The Earlybird entry fee will be £12.00 until 31st March 2019. 

Pack Collection & Changing Facilities:

Pack collection will be in the Les Jones Room, upstairs in the Pavilion beside the track. Please use the outside stairs and the side door. 

There are changing and showering facilities and toilets in the new stand at the Mary Peters Track; however they are limited so if possible please arrive changed.