Jolly Holly Jog 10k

27th Jolly Holly Jog

Welcome to the 27th JHJ – a one-lap, scenic, multi-terrain undulating course of approximately 10k that is run mainly on footpaths through the magnificent Studley Royal deer park.

Date: Sunday 28 December 2014

Start time: 11:00 am

Entry fees: £12.00 (running clubs members), £14.00 (unattached runners)

Online entries: Closing date for entries is Saturday 20 December

Paper entries: Download a form. Note: Email acknowledgements may take a few days longer to get out than they did last year.

Race information: Download a PDF of the race information

Minimum age: 16


Runner safety

We take our duty of care responsibilities very seriously to ensure you, and all support personnel involved in the race, have a safe and enjoyable day. That’s our bit!

As an entrant you have a responsibility to ensure you are properly prepared, adequately trained and fit. If you are unsure how to do this there is excellent advice and help on this website:

Chip timing

This is now standard practice at our races.

Race headquarter and start/finish line

(map of race HQ and start/finish line)
Ripon Rugby Club, Mallorie Park Drive, Ripon HG4 2QD


Parking is available in the city centre – full details are available on this website:

The maximum walking time to Race HQ (the Rugby club) from all car parks is 15 minutes. Please bear in mind that another 5-10 minutes is needed to get to the race start/finish on Hell Wath Nature Reserve.

Please note that there is limited on-street parking in the general area of the race HQ. As this is a residential area, please park considerately and on only one side of the road to ensure free movement, particularly on the B6265 (Mallorie Park Drive), which is a busy through road to Pateley Bridge.

The course (race map)

The race starts on Hell Wath Nature Reserve, goes up Whitcliffe Lane onto public footpaths through Mackershaw Woods and Studley Roger Deer Park. It returns to Hell Wath Nature Reserve over Rose Bridge and past Hell Wath Cottage. The course is not suitable for wheelchairs, prams or pushchairs. A route map will be displayed at Race HQ on the day.