Jamieson 5k this Saturday

3 April 2024

Don’t forget your wristband!
This Saturday, 6 April, sees the 74th running of the Jamieson 5k, commencing at 2.30pm at Scotch College. You have until 5.00 pm tomorrow Thursday 4 April to register if you wish to score points and be eligible for awards at the Jamieson. If you register after the cut off time, you may run, but you will not count for team points and your name will not appear in the results. Please don’t leave registration until the last minute, as doing so just creates headaches for other people! If you have friends or training partners intending to join, remind them to act now.
New runners will be able to collect their timing wristbands upon checking in at the Jamieson. If you are a returning runner and have lost your wristband, you must purchase a replacement through the online shop.
Check in remains at the tennis courts at the bottom of Morrison Street, but, as always, the available parking will fill up early, so be prepared to park some distance away if you are arriving late. Our advice is to be early, or allow sufficient time to walk or jog from your car to arrive before check in closes at 2.15pm sharp. Runners must move to the Soccer Pitch for the start of the race at 2.30pm sharp.
As usual, Old Scotch Aths Club will provide a sumptious post-race afternoon tea on the balcony of the Cardinal Club. Old Scotch members are requested to contribute two plates of afternoon tea to help feed the hungry masses. A coffee cart will be on site throughout the afternoon to purchase hot drinks.
The course is the same as last year as per the Strava map below. After heading roughly west for 500m, runners double back on to the southern walking trail and thereafter complete two anti-clockwise laps of the school before finishing on the Soccer Pitch.
If you or any family or friend can assist as course marshals, please contact Peter Simm.