Belgooly 4 - CANCELLED
flooding has abated somewhat but water and, in particular debris along
the course, has led to the organisers, Belgooly AC, cancelling the
It's a pity, as this is an extremely popular race and
raises a lot of money for the Bowel Cancer Unit at CUH, but participant
and race official safety is the number one consideration, as always.
Photo: JJ Hurley
12:00 noon, Saturday December 26th 2015
Organised and hosted by Belgooly AC
This event is run under an
Athletics Ireland permit/licence
Sponsored by THE
This course was measured by John Quigley, AIMS/IAAF
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Belgooly 4 - Event Details
Entry Form (PDF)
Registration is on the day, in
Belgooly GAA club.
€10.00 - 50% OF THE ENTRY WILL BE DONATED TO THE BOWEL CANCER TREATMENT
FUND AT CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Route Elevation Profile
Note: The sharp rise abefore the 2 Mile mark - this is Google being
fooled by trees. That "hump" is a gradual rise, until shortly after the
grotto, when a series of short sharp climbs start.
View Facing the Start Line - approx.
700m on Kinsale side of the village
Passing thro' Belgooly Village
1 Mile Mark
The 1 Mile mark is on the bend at
the end of the long straight, on the Cork side of the village, approx.
2 Mile Mark
The two mile mark is on a
straight section, before the Grotto.
After the 2 Mile mark,
pass around the S bends and take a left off the main road, followed by
another immediate left.
Left and left again
Left onto back road, running, more or
less, parallel to the main road
Passing the entrance to Robert
Splaine's Equestrian Centre
300m or so of a stiff drag/climb
After the climb, there is a nice long
drop, followed by a level section, of nearly half a mile - plenty of
scope for a long run for home!
3 Mile Mark
The 3 mile mark comes on a nice
downhill section, followed by a short flat, then the start of a
half mile of undulations
800m to Go
400M to Go
The 400m mark is just after the
school (on left)
After the final junction, there
is another gradual downslope - beware of the road
camber on the left as you drop down - it slopes sharply to the left, so
you may be better off staying towards the centre of the road
The Finish Line
The finish line is at the end of the hill, before the humpback