Irish Independent A Lust For Life Runway 5k
Cork Airport, 00:30am, Sunday November 22nd 2015
event is run under an
Athletics Ireland permit/licence
by Athletics Ireland, in conjunction with Irish Independent
measured by John Quigley, AIMS/IAAF International Grade 'B' Measurer
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT - ALL PLACES ARE NOW GONE
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From Fit Magazine Event Page:
"We're excited to announce a brand new event taking place down in Cork
Airport. Be one of the first runners to take in Cork Airport with this
exciting night run across the runway. You'll never have a running
experience like this again. Our partners at Cork Airport have closed
down operations for one evening to allow us to invite our A Lust For
Life supporters to join us for this unique event.
This is a 5k run taking place at midnight on Saturday 21st November
along Cork Airport runway. Check in at the airport terminal and take in
your surroundings like you never have before.
Everyone needs a goal to run towards. Let this be your goal for 2015. Sign up for this 5k run and let's start to #RUNYOURLIFE
Get FIT and (most importantly) have fun
Take part in this one-of-a-kind event in Cork Airport
A top quality brand new Irish Independent A Lust For Life Technical T-Shirt.
Chip timing for accurate race results.
Athletics Ireland licensed event.
A packed race goodie bag filled to the brim with swag from our many great race partners JD Sports, Deep RiverRock, Nature Valley, Keelings, Glenisk, Red FM and more.
€20 (plus booking fee)
Our chosen charity partners for the event are Cork Children's Hospital and the Cork Mental Health Foundation.
You can complete donations to either charity on the next page.
Alternatively further information on how to raise funds for either
online will be available in your confirmation email."
Cork Airport Location
Register online, on Fit Magazine event page
Irish Independent - A Lust For Life Runway 5k Route
The Start/Finish Line
night time view from the western end of the runway, looking back up the
course, taken during the course measurement, on Tuesday night, Sep 29th
View from the start of A Lust for Life Runway 5k - Cork Airport
View of the Start/Finish area
View of the Turnaround Point
5k Route Elevation Profile
The elevation profile for this course is a good illustration of the
reliability of Garmin profiles - Whilst not completely flat, the course
is, to all intents and purposes, it is flat- a lot flatter than the
Click on link to download PDF file (359 kb)
All Participants must pass through the Check in Area before accessing the Assembly area at Gate 18 Airside.
The Assembly Area will be divided into sections as follows:
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ENTER ASSEMBLY ZONE WHICH CORRESPONDS BEST TO
YOUR FITNESS LEVEL. Each corral will be escorted to the Start Area on
the Runway. Please remain with group at the start line area.
- RUNNERS ( Under 20 min)
- RUNNERS/JOGGERS( Under 25 mins)
- JOGGERS (Over 25 mins)
BEFORE YOUR RUN:
It is recommended that you commence your individual warm up approx. 45
mins before the start time. This is to allow time for access to the
toilets and to get to your assembly zone in a timely manner. Your warm
up should include some light jogging and stretching. It is vitally
important to warm up the working muscles especially if the weather is
cool. A mass warm up will be organised at 00.10am by an experienced
Please print the following information clearly on the reverse of your run number/bib:
• Name and contact number In Case of Emergency
• Medical Conditions
St John Ambulance will be providing medical cover for this run. If you
have an on-going medical condition please make yourself known to a
member of the St John Ambulance on site on the morning before the run
commences. The medical centre will be located adjacent to the finish
There will NOT be a water station on the course. If you require water
before or during the run please bring it with you. Water will be
provided to each participant after you finish the run.
AFTER YOUR RUN
AT THE FINISH
After you cross the finish line please keep moving and follow the
instructions of the marshals who will direct you back into the Terminal
Building. All participants must go through the Check In Area on their
return . You will receive your finishers pack after exiting the Check
Due to international airport security requirements all participants
must return to the airport terminal and go through the Check In Area
again. Failure for all participants to return will require a security
search to take place so your cooperation is requested.
As soon as you have exited the finish system please recover your left
baggage from the designated area. Remember you will need to produce
your run number in order to recover your baggage.
There will be a goodie bag to collect after you're finished. A big
thank you to Deep RiverRock, JD Sports, Glenisk, Keelings, Red FM and
Nature Valley who are contributing to it. Please note that not all the
items will be in the physical bag as there will be fresh produce. So
keep an eye out for samplers on the evening.
Be sure to pick up your A Lust For Life t-shirt before or after the
run. Sizes range from small to extra large (sizes will be given on a
first come, first served basis). It is a long sleeve technical t-shirt
and produced by our good partners JD Sports. If you can, try grab it
beforehand as we'd love to see you all running in the name of A Lust
Only participants can access the runway via the Checkin Area. There is
no provision for Spectators to access the Runway nor is there a
suitable viewing area in the terminal building at night time. We
therefore request that friends stay in the terminal building to await
Free Car Parking is available in the Holiday Blue Car Park. We
recommend that you allow fifteen minutes to walk from the Holiday Blue
Car Park to the Terminal Building Departures area .
LITTER - Water Bottles and Spare Clothing
Due to potential damage to aeroplane engines from any debris left on
the runway we cannot allow any bottles, spare clothing or litter to be
brought past Gate 18. Please do not attempt to bring any water bottles
past this point.
Ciaran Carton and his team at Cork Airport.
Our partners JD Sports, River Rock, Glenisk, Red FM, Keeling and Nature
Valley. Bill Allen and Pat Walsh from Cork Athletics, PJ Walshe and all
at St Finbarrs AC, St John Ambulance and the Gardai Traffic Corp.