The highly anticipated Bangor 10K is set to make a return for 2023, with registrations now open until Thursday 28th September.

This year’s race, sponsored by leading local estate agent John Minnis, will take place on Saturday 30th September and is open to runners of all abilities, with early registration recommended.

Participants will have the opportunity to traverse a stunning coastal route, soaking in breath-taking scenery and an unbeatable atmosphere as they strive to achieve their personal bests.

John Minnis, Company Director at John Minnis Estate Agents said:

“As a dedicated supporter of local initiatives, we are thrilled to partner with North Down Athletic Club to back this exciting community event and promote positive health and well-being.

“The Bangor 10K has been a staple in the sports calendar for many years now, attracting both seasoned runners and beginners eager to challenge themselves, and we look forward to welcoming athletes and spectators to the wonderful city of Bangor in September.”

As an exclusive member of The Guild of Property Professionals for Bangor, Holywood, Comber, Belfast and Donaghadee, John Minnis Estate Agents offers a comprehensive range of property services, including residential sales, lettings, and property management.

Clare Russell, Chair of North Down Athletic Club, added:

“The Bangor 10K is a testament to the power of sports to bring people together. The race has grown in popularity over the past number of years, and we are confident that 2023 will be no different!

“It is wonderful to welcome world class runners to beautiful North Down each year to compete in what is recognised as one of the most scenic local races.

“We are very grateful for the support of John Minnis Estate Agents and look forward to working in partnership to deliver a memorable experience for all competitors.”

The Mayor of Ards and North Down, Councillor Jennifer Gilmour, said:

“I am delighted to see this event return to the City of Bangor. Enabling people to take part in sport is one of the priorities for Ards and North Down Borough Council and I am sure that many competitors will be able to make use of our Borough’s first-class sport and leisure facilities to help them prepare.

“It will be a challenging event that will take runners through some of our beautiful coastal areas and I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable event.”

The 2023 Bangor 10K prize fund is in excess of £3,400.

A full entry fee of £24.50/affiliated and £26.50/unaffiliated is available until 31st July.

The closing date for online entries is 28th September, however late/paper entries will be offered until the morning of the race, subject to availability.

For more information or to register for the Bangor 10k, please visit