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Updated May 27th 2016

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About us: Cork Athletics is a constituent member of Athletics Ireland.  Cork Athletics is the governing body, administering athletics, track and field (T&F), cross-country (XC) and running in county Cork. The Board comprises elected representatives of constituent athletic clubs and running clubs. Cork County Board AAI organises Championship races and competition, including road, track & field (T&F) and Cross-country (XC), at junior, juvenile, senior and masters levels, and selects representation for the county.   In addition, training and education is provided for coaches and officials. The Board also regulates the Athletics Ireland race/event permit (licence) process for county Cork.

Event Permits: Three (3) months notice is required for all event permits.

All athletic Fixtures require an AAI licence/permit - Permits should to be applied for at least 3 months in advance of the event, and require approval by the County Board.  
 

Email corkathletics@gmail.com  Permit documents are available here, on www.athleticsireland.ie

Please ensure that events you participate in have a valid AAI Permit.


Athletics Ireland Club Manual

Athletics Ireland Race Manual

Liam O'Brien and The Ballyandreen 5 - Featured Article by 'Anonymous'

A contributor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has submitted an article outlining former Olympian Liam O'Brien's phenomenal record in this race..and, indeed, the entire Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series

Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series 2016 Launched

The Ballyandreen 5, first race in the 2016 Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series takes place on Thursday next, May 26th, at 8pm


Athletes sought for LeisureWorld Open 3,000m at 65th Cork City Sports
Entries are now being taken, and are open to any athlete, aged over 18 years, who has run under 9:10, for 3k, in the past two years


Sports Psychology Workshop - Mentally Peaking for the Big Competition - CIT, 7:30pm, Monday May 30th

The third and final in a series of three Sports Psychology Workshops, 'Mentally Peaking for the Big Competition' will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, on Monday next, May 30th. The 10 fee for the workshop is payable at the door, on the night


Results & Video from Cork Athletics County Juvenile B T&F Championships

Results and video from Sunday's Championships, in CIT Track


Rob Heffernan, Lizzie Lee and Alex Wright Named on Olympic Teams, Claire McCarthy & Mark Hanrahan selected for World Half-Marathon Chps

Rob Heffernan will lead a strong team of 50km race walkers. Half marathon teams for the European Athletics Championships have also been picked.

Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - May 23rd 2016

Cork Registrations stand at a record 6,405, an increase of 3.73% on the last reported figure of 6,175, on May 1

Results and Videos from Cork County Masters T&F Championships

Results and videos from today's Championships, in CIT Track.

Juvenile B Results will not be uploaded until Monday May 23rd


Irish Olympic Marathon Runners set for Olympic Selection on Monday Next
Irelands top marathon runners will find out about Olympic selection on Monday next, May 23rd


Junior Athletes sought for Women's 800m and Men's 1500m at 65th Cork City Sports
Entries are now being taken, and are open to any junior athlete born 2000-1997.
The junior women's 800m race welcomes athletes of all standards sub 2:20, while the men's 1500m race will only accept athletes with a SB/PB of sub 4:15


Results & Video from  Cork Athletics Graded T&F Leagues 2016 - Round 1

Results & videos from last nights T&F meet at CIT Track - Round 1 of 6 meet series; Cork Athletics Graded Leagues, sponsored by John Buckley Sports

This week's Registered Track Meets - Week ending Sunday May 22nd

Cork Athletics Graded Leagues - Round 1, Glohealth Munster Schools T&F, Cork Athletics T&F - Masters Championships, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile B Championships


This week's Registered Road Races - Week ending Sunday May 22nd

The Cheetah Run - Children's Run, Kilcredan 5kSt Mary's 5k, , Emer Casey 10k


Grant Thornton Launch Corporate 5k Team Challenge - Cork, Wed June 29th

Grant Thornton and Athletics Ireland have launched this year's Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge, which will be held on Wednesday June 29th, starting outside Grant Thornton's offices on South Mall

New Responsive Cork Athletics Website in Development

We're Going Mobile! A fully responsive website is being developed for Cork Athletics. the new website will be the simple user-friendly menu system, which aims to significantly improve the ease at which users find the information/links they are looking for


Additional Athlete Transfers - Delayed from April Listing
Thirteen Cork transfers were delayed, for administrative reasons, and were not included in the April listing.  The next transfer window will be in August


This week's Registered Athletics Ireland Events, w/e Sun May 15th
Two Track and Field Meets, and Three Road Events, with Four Road Races:
South Munster Schools T&F (Boys), Bay Run Half-Marathon and 10k, Blackwater 10, Ras Bhaile Mhuirne 7k, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile Individual - Day 2


Updated Juvenile B Schedule of Events - 14:00pm, Sun May 22nd

Omitted U13 events added to schedule listing


County Masters Track and Field Championships, 10:00am, Sun May 22nd

NB: Masters Championships have now been scheduled for the MORNING Session!!
Entry Forms for Cork Athletics County Masters T&F Championships, CIT Track, Sunday May 22nd, now online


Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile B T&F Championships
- CIT Track, 2pm, Sun May 22nd

Information and Entry Form for Cork Athletics Juvenile B T&F County Championships.  NB: Closing date: Tues May 17th


Two New Clubs Join Cork Athletics - Churchtown Road Runners and Shandrum Road Runners AC

The addition of these new clubs brings the number of Athletics Ireland registered Cork clubs to an unprecedented forty seven (47)


Fixtures List Update - Fri May 6th
Five fixtures have been approved and added to the Fixtures List/Calendar: East Ferry 4M, Doheny 10k, Ballinascarthy 10k, Inch Festival/Mount Uniacke 5k and Cork Athletics County Junior and Senior T&F Championships


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - May 1st 2016

Cork Registrations stand at a record 6,175, an increase of 2.08% on last week's 6,049. The corresponding figure for April 30th 2015 was 5,548, so registrations have risen by 11.3% in the past 12 months. Updated to include Athletics Ireland National figures (May 1st)


Sports Psychology Workshop - Building Mental Toughness in Athletes - CIT, 7:30pm, Monday May 9th

The second in a series of three Sports Psychology Workshops, 'Building Mental Toughness in Athletes' will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, on Monday next, May 9th. The 10 fee for the workshop is payable at the door, on the night


County Juvenile Relay and Multi-Event Championships, Sun May 8th

Order of Events for County Juvenile and Multi-Event Championsips, at CIT Track now online


Videos from Cork Athletics County Juvenile T&F Championships - Day 1

Video upload ongoing. More videos will be uploaded, periodically, over the next few days -  lots of coverage to be edited first

Results from County Juvenile T&F Championships - Day 1, Sun May 1st
Results for first day of 2016 Cork Athletics County Juvenile T&F Championships

Riverstick Grounds - Call for Volunteers, for Monday May 2nd

Cork Athletics is look,ing for help to clear stones at the Riverstick Grounds.  If you can spare a few hours on Monday, please come along on Monday.


Eagle AC's Cheetah Run - Entries Open at 10am

Entries for Eagle AC's sellout event in Fota Wildlife Park, on Thurs May 19th, open at 10am today, Thurs 28th April, with 450 places on offer, while another 450 places will be available when engtries re-open at 7pm


Cork Athletics Graded Leagues 2016 - Sponsored by John Buckley Sports

This year's Leagues kick-off on Wed May 18th.  A change in the original provisional programme sees Round 2 deferred to late August, to facilitate athletes who have Championship events towards the latter end of the season


Workshop on Child Welfare and Related Issues - CIT, Thurs, April 2016

Important!! A workshop session will be given, in the Meeting Room at CIT Track, at 8:30pm, on Thursday next, April 28th.  The briefing will be given by  Dr Aisling Parkes, and will cover diverse topics related to Children and Vulnerable Adults. This workshop is open to Cork Athletics officers, and any person who intends to officiate at the upcoming Cork Athletics T&F Championships


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - April 25th 2016

Cork Registration figures pass the 6,000 mark and stand at a record 6,049, an increase of 3.011% on last week's 5,872


This week's Events - Week ending Monday May 2nd

Scoil Bhride Crosshaven 8k, East Cork Road Championships, Ballygiblin 5k, Munster Juvenile, Junior & Under 23 Pentathlon Championships, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile individual Chps - Day 1, Munster Marathon & Half-Marathon Championship, Great Island 4 & 10

This weekend's Events - Week ending Sunday April 23rd

Ballintotis 4, History of Bandon AC book launch, Athletics Ireland Congress, Dromahane 5k, East Cork Division T&F Championships, Athletics Ireland Endurance Coaches Network Seminar


Book Launch - "Lemon and White" - Billy Good's History of Bandon AC - 8:30pm, Fri April 22nd

Bandon AC's Billy Good, will launch his book, "Lemon & White", detailing the history of Bandon A.C, at 8:30pm on Friday April 22nd, in the Oak Room, Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon


Phil Healy is Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for February 2016

In a week in which the video of her phenomenal finish in last weekend's IUAA 4x400m went viral, Bandon and UCC athlete, Phil Healy, has been awarded Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for February, at a function in the River Lee hotel, on Tuesday April 19th


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - April 17th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,872, an increase of 1.87% on last week's 5,764


Leevale Women retain Senior Women's National Road Relay Title

Leevale AC's Women's team of Carole and Michelle Finn, and Lizzie Lee retained their Road Relays Title in Raheny, Dublin, today, while St. Finbarr's AC's M50 team of Michael Murphy, Cathal O'Connell and Ken Devine 'retained' their M50 team Silver

Phil Healy and Michelle Finn set Records at  IUAA T&F Championships 2016

Phil Healy set an IUAA record of 23.3 secs, in  the Women's 200m, while Michelle Finn also set an IUAA record of 9:54.89, in the Women's 3,000m Steeplechase

Revised County Juvenile Multi-Event Track & Field Championships Entry Forms

Revised entry Forms for Multi-Events uploaded (Fri 15th) Use above link to find all Juvenile T&F Championships, inc Individual, Relays and Juvenile 'B'

Sports Psychology Workshop - CIT, 7:30pm, Monday April 18th
The first in a series of three Sports Psychology Workshops will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, on Monday next, April 18th.  Booking should be made online, however the 10 fee can also be paid on the night


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Apr 17th

Irish Universities T&F Championships, Athletics Ireland National Road Relay Championships, Leevale Open Sports - Juveniles, Great Railway Run 5k, 10k & 25k


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - April 10th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,764, an increase of 1.045% on last week's 5,514


County Masters Track and Field Championships, 13:30pm, Sun May 22nd

Entry Forms for Cork Athletics County Masters T&F Championships, CIT Track, Sunday May 22nd, now online

County Juvenile Track & Field Championships, Sun May 1st & 15th

Entry Forms for Juvenile, Juvenile 'B', Multi-Events & Relays, and Order of Events for Juveline Days 1 and 2 online

Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Apr 10th

Ballincollig 3k, Ballincollig Wheelchair 3k, Great Island 10, Great Island 4, East Cork T&F Championships - Day 1, West Cork T&F Championships - Day 2, Great Ireland Run/National 10K Championships

Athlete Transfers - April 2016

A  total of sixty (60) athlete Inter-Club transfers have been approved by Cork Athletics, along with one (1) Inter-County transfer

Cork SportsAbility Day, Mardyke Arena, Sat April 9th

Cork SportsAbility Day sponsored by Blackwater Motors Volkswagen will take place at the UCC Mardyke Arena from 12-3:30pm. The event was launched recently by Paralympic medallist Orla Barry & Cork Camogie star Aisling Thomson. The SportsAbility Day is a showcase and information day for all things SportsAbility in Cork.

Athletics Ireland Registration Figures - March 2016

Cork Athletics weekly registration figures and links to Athletics Ireland National registration figures.  National standings added Wed 6th April

Sports Psychology Workshops - April - May
A series of three (3) Sports Psychology Workshops will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, over the next two months, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, commencing on Monday April 18th


Level 1 Coaching Course - Filling Up Fast!

There are just two remailing places left on the Level 1 Coach Education Course being held in CIT, over two weekends, commencing on Friday next, April 8th.  It is NOT intended to hold another Level 1 Course in Cork until 2017


Athletics Ireland launches Sprints, Hurdles and Jumps Coaches Network, Athlone IT, Sat April 16th

Following the highly successful launch, in January, of the Endurance Coaches Network, Athletics Ireland has announced a similar iniative for Sprints, Hurdles and Jumps coaches


Munster Novice, Senior & Masters Road Championships - Sun Apr 2nd

The Munster Novice, Senior & Masters Road Championships will be held in Kilnaboy, Co. Clare, on Sunday next April 2nd.  Significant changes have been made wrt County teams

Provisional Schedule for Cork Athletics Graded Leagues 2016 - Sponsored by John Buckley Sports

Provisonal dates for six meet programme, from May to July

Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - March 27th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,514, marginally up on last week's 5,454

FAQ - Implications of the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012

Garda Central Vetting Unit (March 22nd) has advised that the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Acts 2012 to 2016 will commence on April 29th 2016. To facilitate the transition to the new vetting system and to implement the requirements of the vetting legislation, no vetting applications will be accepted or processed by the Garda Central Vetting Unit from April 18th to 28th.


Report on Irish Performances in IAAF World Half-Mar

Report including video coverage, on Irish performances on what turned out to be very tough conditions.  Togher AC contingent make their presence felt!

Lizzie Lee runs in IAAF World Half-Mar Championships, Sat March 26th

Lizzie Lee (Leevale AC) is Ireland's sole representative in the Women's championship, while a full Men's team has been declared: Sergiu CIOBANU, Thomas FRAZER, Sean HEHIR and Paul POLLOCK


Upcoming Level 1 Coaching Course

A Level 1 Coach Education Course will be held in CIT, over two weekends, commencing on Friday April 8th. There are just a few places remaining, so don't delay!


The Athlete Transfer Window is now Closed

The athlete transfer window closed with today's post delivery, except ONLY for inter-county transfers, which will be accepted up to March 31st 

Olive Loughnane - World 20k Racewalk Champion

Olive Loughnane will be upgraded to World Championship Gold, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld six appeals today filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.


Rob Heffernan Set for Olympic Bronze!

Six Russians, including 2012 London Olympic "Champion", Kirdyapkin, Banned. 


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Mon Mar 28th

Liscarroll AC Easter 5k, Sheep's Head 10k, Bantry 5k Easter Bunny Run


Lizzie Lee is Cork City Sports Athletics Person of the Year 2015

Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC, has been awarded Cork City Sports Athletics Person of the Year, at a function in the River Lee hotel, on Monday March 21st


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - March 21st 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,454, an increase of 4.2% on last week's 5,263


Rob Heffernan and Alex Wright make Rio Olympic Qualifying Times
Alex Wright and Rob Heffernan, who had both already qualified for Rio, in the 20km and 50km Racewalk events, swapped those events for 50km and 20km respectively, today, so both Cork athletes have qualified for both 20km and 50km in Rio


Athletics Ireland National Masters Indoor T&F Championships 2016

Fifteen Athletes, from Ten Cork Clubs Entered to take part in Thirty Nine Events at Sunday's National Masters Indoor Championships

Cork County Novice and Masters Road Championships, Castlelyons

Results, photos & videos of Cork Athletics County Novice and Masters Road Championships, Castlelyons, Co. Cork, organised and hosted by St. Nicholas AC, on behalf of Cork Athletics


Provisional Dates for Cork Athletics Track and Field Championships
Provisional dates, from Sunday May 1st to Sunday May 22nd, have been set for the Cork County T&F Championships, with the exception of the Junior & Senior Championships


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - March 15th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,263, an increase of 3.8% on last week's 5,070, while the number at the end of Febuary 2015 was 4,195

Glohealth National Juvenile Indoor T&F Championships - Extracted Cork Results

Report by Joe Cusack, Cork Athletics PRO


County Road Championships - Castlelyons, 10am, Thurs March 17th
Directions, Route Maps and details for Thursday's Novice and Masters Road Championships, organised and hosted by St Nicholas AC


Athletics Ireland Registration Figures for February 2016

Bandon AC top the National Juvenile Club listings.
The figures relate to registrations at the end of February, so are a bit behind those published by Cork Athletics last Wed, March 9th.  The Cork figures published by Athletics Ireland total 4,689, compared to 4,195 at the end of February 2015, an increase of 11.77%.  In the meantime, as of today, Cork Registrations now total 5,205, an increase of 11.05% on the February month-end figure.


Lizzie Lee, Leevale AC, to represent Ireland at World Half-Marathon Championship
Lizzie Lee has been selected as Ireland's sole woman representative at the World Half-Marathon Championships, to be held in Cardiff, Wales, on Saturday March 26th.  She will be joined on the Irish squad by a full Irish men's team


Cork Registration Figures - March 9th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,070, an increase of 48.46% on the 3,415 figure of February 4th, 2016. The figure last week was 4,642, while the number at the end of Febuary 2015 was 4,195


Upcoming Level 1 Coaching Course

A Level 1 Coach Education Course will be held in CIT, over two weekends, commencing on Friday April 8th

Coaching Course Review - February 2016

David Matthews reviews recent Athletics Leader and Assistant Coach courses


County Road Championships - Castlelyons, Thurs March 17th

Revised entry forms have been posted.  Closing date for entries is Monday March 14th


Results of 39th Ballycotton 10

Results of 39th Ballycotton 10 are now online, including photo and video links

Glohealth Schools and IUAA Cross-Country Results

Gold for Michelle Finn who leads UL to in IUAA Women's 5k, while Leevale clubmate, Ben Thistlewood (UCC) takes Silver in Men's 8k.  Megan Carr, Loretto Fermoy, takes Silver in Minor Girls 2k, ahead of Lucy O'Keeffe, St Mary's Midleton. Chris O'Reilly, Douglas Community School took Bronze in the Junior Boy's 3k

39th Ballycotton 10 - Elite Fields

Ballycotton Running Promotions have released details of the elite runners in tomorrow's 39th Ballycotton 10


Glohealth Schools Cross-Country - Live Streaming
There will be live streaming of tomorrow's Championships, from Sligo Racecourse, with plenty of Cork interest: Fiona Everard, Tamzin Muldowney and Rhona Pierce in the Senior Girls, Charlie O'Donovan and Darragh McElhinney in the Intermediate Boys, while Grainne Egan goes in the Minor Girls


Richard (Dick) Hodgins R.I.P.

It is with a sense of great sadness and loss that we have learned of the untimely death of Leevale AC stalwart and Cork City Sports Meet Director (Dick) Hodgins.


Ballycotton 10 - Race update and FAQ

Sunday's Ballycotton 10 is going ahead as planned.  Race organisers, Ballycotton Running Promotion, have, this afternoon, issued an update.

Cork Athletics County Road Championships 2016
The Cork Athletics County Road Championships will be organised and hosted by St Nicholas AC and will be held, at 10:00am, on St Patrick's Day, Thursday March 17th,  in Castlelyons


George Webb R.I.P.

George Webb, Rising Sun AC, sadly passed away on Saturday last, February 27th


Tom Deasy (Belgooly AC) is Cork Recipient at National Juvenile Awards

Belgooly AC athlete Tom Deasy, is the recipient of the Cork Award at Athletics Ireland National Juvenile Awards


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Mar 6th

Munster Schools Indoor Games, GloHealth All Ireland Schools' Cross Country Championships, Irish Universities Cross-Country Championships, Ballycotton 10


Cork Registration Figures - February 28th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 4,642, an increase of 35.93% on the 3,415 figure of February 4th. The figure last week was 4,201, while the number at the end of January 2015 was 2,410

Double Joy for Bandon AC's Phil Healy at Glohealth National Indoors 2016
There was double joy for bandon AC's Phil Healy, in the Women's 60m and 200m.  Phil's sister Joan made it a family double by taking Bronze in the 60m, while Cork athlete's garnered eight (8) medals in all

Claire-Gibbons-McCarthy, Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month - January 2016

Clare Gibbons-McCarthy is Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for January, and was presented with her award at a reception in the River Lee Hotel on Friday February 26th

Glohealth Athletics Ireland National Indoor T&F Championships - Day 1
Athletics Ireland Press Release from today's finals


CAS to rule on Kirdyapkin - Rob Heffernan's Date with Destiny

The final hearing in the case of six Russian athletes, ARAF and RUSADA will be heard tomorrow in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Be All You Can Be - Rob Heffernan - Road to Rio Video

Rob Heffernan is the featured athlete in the first of Nissan's Road to Rio video series, featuring six Irish Athletes with Olympic aspirations


Athlete Transfers - Deadline March 24th

Completed application forms must be with Cork Athletics Registrar, John Copithorne, by Thursday March 24th, at the very latest


Athletics Leader Course Booked Out - Big Demand for Coaching Courses
The Athletics Leader coaching course, scheduled to take place next Saturday, Feb 27th is now fully booked, with thirty candidates due to attend. The recent assistant Assistant Coach course was also sold out, while demand for the forthcoming Level 1 course is very strong.


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Feb 28th

GloHealth National Senior Indoor Championships, Assistant Coach Course, Doneraile Park 5k - Race 2 of 5 Race Series - Baltydaniel NS Fundraiser, Matehy 4M - Vicarstown NS - Blarney/Inniscarra/ AC


Cork Registration Figures - February 21st 2016
Cork Registration figures stand at a record 4,201, an increase of 23.02% on the 3,415 figure of February 4th. The figure at the end of January 2015 was 2,410. In terms of membership, the top nine clubs outstrip the remaining thirty three registered clubs, as at February 21st, with 2,287 registrations, while the thirty three other clubs have a combined registered membership of 1,931


Cork Registration Figures - February 15th 2016
Cork Registration figures stand at a record 3,928 an increase of  15.02% on the 3,415 figure of February 4th. The figure at the end of January 2015 was 2,410


Cork SportsAbility Seminar - CIT, 19:30pm, Wed February 24th
Admission is free, but early booking is essential, as places are limited.


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Feb 21st

AIT International Grand Prix, Athletics Leader Coaching Course, Munster U13-U19 Indoor Championships - Day 1, Munster U13-U19 Indoor Championships - Day 2, Cloyne Commons 4k -Race 4 in 5 Race Series, 28th Annual Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5


Extracted Cork Athlete's Podium Placings at Munster Juvenile U9 - U12 at Munster Indoor T&F Championships, Sat & Sun Feb 13th - 14th

Results extracted by Joe Cusack, PRO Cork Athletics. Report to follow.


AIT International Grand Prix - 18:30pm, Wed Feb 17th
Live TV & Streaming of Wednesday's Indoor International, in Athlone IT's Indoor arena


Cork Results extracted from IUAA Indoor Championships, AIT, Fri Feb 11th
Phil Healy sets UCC 200m record, among several fine performances by Cork athletes


New Cork Athletics PRO - Joe Cusack, Liscarroll AC

Joe Cusack, Liscarroll AC, is Cork Athletic's new PRO, his appointment having been ratified at the recent Cork Athletics monthly meeting.

Cork Athletics International Awards 2016

The Cork Athletics International Awards night was held in the Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork, on Friday 29th January 2016

Munster Star Awards 2015

Cork athletes and officials honoured at Munster Star Awards, Listowel, Kerry on Saturday Jan 30th


Results and Video from Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships, Tramore Valley Park, Thurs Feb 11th
Results, and Video from today's School's XC. Several more videos remain to be uploaded


Athletics Ireland Registration Figures for January 2016

Athletics Ireland has, today, Feb 10th, released the January Registration figures, somewhat later than usual.  Cork registrations stand at 3000, with 38 clubs registered. The current figures, as of Feb 11th, show that registrations now stand at 3861, with 43 clubs now registered

Neilus Aherne Takes All-Ireland Gold!

This article, by regular contributor John Walshe, is a copy of his recent piece in the Midleton & District News


Registered Athletics Ireland Events - w/e Sun Feb 14th

Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships, Irish Universities Indoor Championships, Munster U9-U12 Indoor Championships, GloHealth Inter-County Cross-Country Championships, Mealagh Valley Ring 10M & 5k, F.A.C.E. Fermoy 5k


Munster Juvenile Inter-County Relays, Junior & Intermediate Cross-Country Chps, Enniskeane, Sun February 7th

Results and Videos from the Juvenile events.  Junior & Intermediate videos added,Tues 9th


Cork Registration Figures for January 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 3,415, an increase of 41.7% on the equivalent 2015 figure of 2,410.  Detailed Cork Masters registrations included for first time


Breaking News!! - Sonia O'Sullivan in line for Double World Championship Gold Medal upgrade

Today's Irish Times reports that Sonia O'Sullivan may be in line for a double World Championship Gold Medal upgrade, following confessions by the notorious chinese group known as 'Ma's Family Army


Venue for Munster Junior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships, Enniskeane, Sun Feb 7th

Venue location maps, travel directions and Loc8 Code


Dr. Cashel Riordan, RIP
Dr. Cashel Riordan, former Irish International Sprinter, winner of many Irish titles and member of St Finbarr's AC sadly passed away on Monday last, February 1st.


Cork Teams for Munster Junior & Intermediate Cross-Country Championships, Enniskeane, Sun Feb 7th
Junior and Senior Women's, and Senior Men's Teams


Cork Teams for Munster Juvenile Inter-County Relays, Enniskeane, Sun Feb 7th

Each of the selected athletes, including subs, should be present in the field by 10:30am

Assistant Coach and Athletics Leader Courses - CIT, Sat 20th & 27th Feb

Assistant Coach and Athletics Leader courses will be held on Feb 20th and 27th respectively.  Demand for places is high, so book your place asap.

Urgent - Cork Athletics Junior & Senior Teams for Glohealth Athletics Ireland Inter-County Cross-Country Championships

The Glohealth Athletics Ireland Junior and Senior Championships will be held in The Palace Grounds, Tuam, Co. Galway, on Sunday February 14th. Athletes interested in representing Cork should please contact Cork Athletics by the closing date for entries Fri Feb 5th.

South Munster Schools Cross-Country Championships, Fri J an 29th 2015

Results and videos from five races: Girls - Senior, Intermediate & Minor and Boys - Senior & Minor


South Munster Schools Cross-Country 2016 - Change of Venue

The Venue for the South Munster Schools XC has been changed to the Munster Agricultural Society's Showgrounds in Curraheen


URGENT - Call for Juvenile Athletes U-10 to U-14 (2015 Ages) for Munster Juvenile XC Relays

Those interested should email Collette O'Riordan (No texts or phone calls)  westmuskerry@gmail.com no later than Friday 29th January @ 4pm


This Weekend's Athletics Ireland Registered Events - w/e Sun Jan 31st

South Munster Schools XC Championships, Cork Athletics International Awards Night, Doneraile Park 5k - Race 1 of 5 Race Series, Munster Athletics Star Awards, GloHealth National Junior/U23 Indoors, AAI National Indoor Leagues, Round 2

Cork Team Panels for Munster Junior and Intermediate Cross-Country Championships

The closing date for entries is Friday next, January 29th, so please ensure that you or your club notify Team Manager Paddy Buckley asap.   Clubs entering teams or individuals should inform Paddy, so that  the athletes concerned can also be included for consideration on Cork Teams.

Urgent - Cork Athletics Teams for Munster Intermediate and Junior Cross-Country Championships

The Munster Junior and Intermediate Championships will be held in Enniskeane, Co. Cork, on Sunday February 7th and will be organised and hosted by Doheny AC

Cork Athletics AGM - Reports

The Annual General Meeting of Cork Athletics was held in the River Lee Hotel, Cork, on Fri Jan 22nd -  Photos, summary and individual officer's reports

Masters Wins for Carmel Parnell, Tim Twomey and Neilus Ahern
Extracted Cork results from Glohealth Athletics Ireland National Intermediate, masters and Juvenile B Cross Country Championships, in Dundalk IT


This Weekend's Athletics Ireland Registered Events - w/e Sun Jan 24th

Cork Athletics AGM, Athletics Ireland Endurance Coaches Network (ECN) Day 1, GloHealth Indoor Combined Events Championships, Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 3 in 5 Race Series, GloHealth Intermediate, Masters and Juvenile B Cross Country Championships, Munster Juvenile Indoor Relays and Munster Juvenile Indoor Pole Vault

Cork Athletes Collect Eighty Six Medals at Munster Under 23, Senior and Masters Indoor Championships
Cork athletes amassed Thirty one (31) Gold, twenty two (22) Silver and twenty three (23) Bronze. Seven Cork athletes equalled or set Championship Best Performances


John Buckley Sports Graded Leagues Review 2015

Review, by Fergus O'Donovan, of  performances and participation  in the Cork Athletics - John Buckley Sports Graded Leagues 2010-2015

Antrim International Cross-Country - Fionnuala McCormack third, Midleton AC's Tamzin Muldowney 4th and Togher AC's Ruairi Casey 8th

Fionnuala McCormack places third, ahead of GB's Kate Avery. Tamzin Muldowney placs 4th in tight finish, while Togher AC's Ruiri Casey places creditable 8th in respective Under-17 races


Tamzin Muldowney (Midleton AC) on Irish Under-17 Development Team - Antrim International Cross-Country

Fionnuala McCormack is set for her final cross country race of the season at the IAAF Antrim International Cross Country, while Tamzin Muldowney runs on Irish Under-17 Development Team


Leevale AC's High Performance Indoor Facility Gets 'GoAhead'
Leevale's ambitious High Performance Facility, has passed it's final hurdle, with the granted planning permission for the venture, located on Farranlea Road.


Fermoy's Decade of Racing Glory - The Fermoy International Cross-Country

Guest Article by John Walshe. This article, by John Walshe, is a copy of his piece in last night's Evening Echo, January 14th 2016

Cork Athletics Teams for Glohealth National Intermediate and Masters XC, Dundalk IT, Sunday January 24th

Sixty Five athletes, from eleven clubs have been selected to represent Cork at the National Intermediate  & Masters Cross-Country Championships, in Dundalk, on Jan 24th

Athletics Ireland Statement on WADA's second independent report

Athletics Ireland says the IAAF must reform following the second independent WADA commissioned report published today

Equipment Grants and Travel Grants 2015

All monies owed to clubs for both Equipment and Travel grants will be disbursed at the Cork Athletics AGM, on Friday Jan 22nd

Cork Athletics International Awards 2015

Each year, Cork Athletics honours Cork athletes who have respresented Ireland during the previous year. Clubs whose athletes have represented Ireland at Junior, Senior or Masters level in 2015 are asked to submit details to Cork AAI Secretary, Anne Murray, by Friday 16th January AT LATEST.

Edinburgh International Cross-Country - BBC 1, 13:00-14:30, Sat Jan 9th
Five Cork athletes take part - Lizzie Lee (Leevale AC) represents Europe in the Senior Women's 6k, while Fiona Everard (Bandon AC) - Junior Women Development Team, Darragh McElhinney (Bantry AC) - Boy's Under 17 Team, Damian Madigan (North Cork AC) - Boy's Under 17 Development Team and Evan Byrne (Togher AC) - Junior Men's Development Team all represent Ireland


Athletics Ireland releases End of Year (December) registration figures

Bandon AC and Leevale AC head the overall and juvenile lists, while Ballymore-Cobh AC top the Adult listing, followed, jointly, by Eagle AC and Midleton AC.
In terms of growth over the year, Ballymore-Cobh AC leads by a distance, while a total of ten clubs grew by forty or more member
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Cork City Sports - Athlete of the Month Award November 2015 - Michael Harty (East Cork AC) and December 2015 - Aoife Cooke (Youghal AC)

East Cork AC's Michael Harty, and Youghal AC's Aoife Cooke were presented with their respective Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month Awards for November and December 2015, at a function in the River Lee Hotel, Cork, on Thursday January 7th

Cork Athletics Annual General Meeting (AGM) Fri January 22nd

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of Cork Athletics Annual General meeting takes place on Friday January 22nd, in the River Lee Hotel, Cork


Glohealth 4k Cross Country and National Juvenile B Cross-Country Championships Cancelled

Athletics Ireland has announced that next Saturday's Glohealth National 4k and Juvenile B Cross-Country Championships have been postponed, due to adverse weather conditions

Cork Intermediate and Masters Teams Named
Sixty Eight Athletes, from 18 clubs, have been selected to represent Cork, at the Athletics Ireland National Intermediate & Masters Cross-Country Championships, in Dundalk IT, on Sunday January 24th

Donough Coughlan Memorial Bandon 5 - 1pm New Year's Day, Fri Jan 1st 2016
The Bandon 5 goes ahead, at 1pm, on New Year's Day. Following review by Bandon AC, in conjunction with the Gardai, it was decided to go ahead with the race

Call for Athletes for Cork Teams for AAI National Intermediate and Masters Cross-Country Championships
Cork Athletics Team Manager Paddy Buckley would like to hear from athletes wishing to be considered for selection the championships, in Dundalk IT, on Sun Jan 24th.

Lizzie Lee to Run for Europe at Edinburgh Cross Country
Leevale's Lizzie Lee joins Fionnuala McCormack on the European team, while Darragh McElhinney (Bantry AC), Ciara Everard Bandon AC) and Damian Madigan (North Cork AC) represent Ireland in the associated Celtic International

 

Location of nearest Defibrillator in CIT Track please share this information

 

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Monthly Meeting of Cork Athletics County Board

Next Meeting: Wed June 1st

Cork Athletics Videos

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2016 Fixtures Page (Fixtures Calendar) (updated May 19th 2016)

Upcoming AAI Registered Events


Events for w/e Sunday May 29th x

26-May, Thurs, 20:00 - Ballyandreen 5   

26-May, Thurs, 19:30 - Ballincollig 5k - Kilbonane NS

28-May, Sat -  GloHealth National Combined Events Championships Day 1  

28-May, Sat - European Clubs T&F Championships  
 
29-May, Sun - Munster 12 &13 Championships & Juvenile 9, 10, 11 Team Event - Day 1

29-May, Sun - GloHealth National Combined Events Championships Day 2


For more fixtures see

www.athleticsireland.ie and

www.munsterathletics.com

 

 

AAI Registered Races (Cork) - Results:

Older Race Results have been moved off the front page - You can still view results for previous AAI registered races (back to April 2014), by following the above link.


Shane Fitzgibbon Rehabilitation 4M

AAI National Half-Marathon Championships

Cloyne 5k

GR8 - Galtee Runners 8k

John Hartnett 10k

Glohealth AA National Senior T&F Chps, Day 1 - Cork Results

Glohealth AA National Senior T&F Chps, Day 2 - Cork Results

25th Liscarroll Open Sports

Mount Uniacke 5k

Ballymore-Cobh 4

Broomhill Vintage Club Coachford 5

Route2Crook 5

Tom Fitzpatrick Memorial 10k - Liscarroll

Skibbereen 10k

Carraig na bhFear 5k

Ballycotton 5

Clonakilty 5k & 10M

Glounthaune 4

Liscarroll NS 5k

Bweeng 5k & 10k

North Mon 5k

St Luke's Home 5k

St Finbarrs Cork City 10

Sonia 5k

Charleville International Half-Marathon

Castletownbere Wild Atlantic Way Run

34th Evening Echo Cork Women's Mini-Marathon

Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5k

Cork County Novice, Under 23 & Juvenile Even-Age Cross-Country Championships

Ardfield 5k & 10k

Cork County Senior and Juvenile Uneven-Age XC Championships, and Under 19 Open XC

Cork County Intermediate & Novice 'B' XC Championships

Hello Sunday Morning 4M

Cork County Junior, Masters & Juvenile B XC Championships

Eyeries 5

Rebel Run 5k & 10k

Munster Senior, Junior & Juvenile Uneven-Age XC Championships

East Cork Division, Senior & Uneven-Age XC Championships

Fit Mag - A Lust for Life Cork Airport Runway Run 5k

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 1 of 5 Race Series

The Great Glenville Run

Donal Ahern Memorial Blarney Castle 5km Run/Walk

Munster Masters and Juvenile B XC Championships

Cork Post Primary Schools Cross Country Challenge

CIT AC's 7th Annual Floodlit XC

Kinsale 5k Santa Dash

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 2 of 5 Race Series

Duhallow AC Newmarket 5k Classic

Togher AC - Ryan's Supervalu - 5k

Donough Coughlan Bandon 5

Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships 2016 - Cork Results

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 3 of 5 Race Series

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 1 of 5 Race Series

South Munster Schools XC Championships

Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon

Clonakilty Waterfront Half-Marathon

Clonakilty Waterfront 10k


Munster Juvenile Inter-County Relays, Junior & Intermediate Cross-Country Chps

Extracted Cork Results from IUAA Indoor T&F Championships

F.A.C.E. Fermoy 5k

Mealagh Valley Ring 10M

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 4 of 5 Race Series

28th Annual Eagle AC Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 2 of 5 Race Series - Baltydaniel NS Fundraiser

Matehy 4M, Ballyanly, Inniscarra

39th Ballycotton 10

Killeagh GAA Club 4M

County Novice and Masters Road Championships, Castlelyons

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 5 of 5 Race Series

Ballydehob 10k

Liscarroll AC Easter 5k

Sheep's Head 10k

Jack O'Keeffe Memorial - Kiskeam to Boherbue 4M

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 3 of 5 Race Series

The Great Railway Run 5k, 10k & 25k

Ballintotis 4

Dromahane 5k

Crosshaven 8k

East Cork Road Championships

Ballygiblin 5k

County Juvenile T&F - Day 1 Results

Great Island 4


Great Island 10

Drimoleague Wild Duck Festival 5k

Midleton 5

South Munster Schools T&F Championships - Day 1 (Girls)

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 4 of 5 Race Series

Kingsley Challenge 10k

Bweeng 5k & 10k

County Juvenile T&F Relays and Individual Multi-Events

The Streets of Fermoy 5k

South Munster Schools T&F Championships - Day 2 (Boys)

Bay Run Half-Marathon

Bay Run 10k

Blackwater 10

Ras Bhaile Mhuirne

County Juvenile T&F - Day 2 Results

Cork Graded T&F Leagues 2016 - Round 1

The Cheetah Run 5k & 1 Mile

Kilcredan 5k

St Mary's Ladies Football Club 5k

Emer Casey 10k

County Masters T&F Championships

County Juvenile B T&F Championships

Ballyandreen 5

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