13K Race Information


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The 13K road race will start at 9am from Victoria Park, St. Helier and finish at Jersey Zoo. Organisers are encouraging runners of all abilities to take part to raise valuable funds for the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.


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Online registration will close at 5pm on Friday 11 May.

Manual registration is available from the race marquee in Victoria Park, adjacent to the Grand Jersey, St Helier on Saturday 12 May between 10am and 4pm. Manual registrations are priced at £40.00 and are subject to availability.


Race Packs will be available for collection on Saturday 12 May and can be collected between 10am and 4pm from Victoria Park, adjacent to the Grand Jersey, St Helier. For further details please click here

Alternatively race packs can be collected on race day (Sunday 13 May) from 7.30am till 8.30am from the event marquee near the start line at Victoria Park, St Helier


Click HERE to read the essential information for the Durrell Challenge 2018. We strongly recommend that all runners read this.

Frequently asked questions relating to the 13k race, and other event information is available here

This race will operate under a licence from UK Athletics (License number 2018-30084) and will operate under UKA Rules. Click here to download our Race Rules/T&C’s.

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For those of you who register for the VIP entry you must raise at least £1,000 for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and use the Durrell Just Giving fundraising page to do this. VIP fundraisers will get free entry into the Really Wild Day at Jersey Zoo, the opportunity to meet Henry and have a scheduled photograph on the day. Also enjoy a welcome drink and a light buffet.

A special prize will also be awarded to the VIP entrant who fundraises the most for Durrell using a Just Giving fundraising page.

Entry Fees

  • Early Bird (ends midnight 31/01/18) – £25.00
  • Standard – £30.00
  • Manual Registrations (Sat 12 & Sun 13) – £40.00
  • VIP – Early bird £25.00 // Standard £30.00 (plus commitment to raise a minimum of £1,000 for Durrell using a Just Giving account)

Please note all online entries are subject to an admin fee from Race Nation.

No online registrations will be accepted after 5pm Friday 11 May 2018. However you can still register manually on the day (subject to availability).

The Course

The race will take place on open roads, starting at 9am fromVictoria Park, St Helier and finishing at Jersey Zoo. Please see the below course map for further details.

Durrell Challenge 2018 13K Course Map

The race will be timed using race chip technology.

Two water stations will be provided on the course, with further water available on the finish line.

Lorna Jackson and Craig from Health Point Clinic will be  providing a post-race massage to those in need at the end of the 13K Challenge.

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Entering Jersey Zoo 

Please note that Jersey Zoo has a new entry system this year for spectators to watch friends and family finish the race. This is to ensure the safety of all runners. Please advise friends and family planning to watch the race to allow at least 15 minutes to enter the zoo and get to the finish line.

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is a member of the Association of Jersey Charities, membership number 69. Patron: HRH The Princess Royal. Founder: Gerald Durrell, OBE, LHD. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust – UK is registered in England and Wales. A charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered charity number: 1121989. Registered office: c/o Ogier, 41 Lothbury, London, EC2R 7HF