Ballintotis 4 Mile Road Race 2016

Ballintotis, 8:00am, Thursday April 21st

This course has been measured by John Walshe, AAI National Grade Measurer

This is an Athletics Ireland registered event, organised by Ballintotis Community Council, in association with East Cork AC and Ballycotton Running Promotions

Ballintotis Community Council website
East Cork AC website
Ballycotton Running Promotions Website

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Cork Athletics Facebook Page

Results Listing

Results of Cork Athletics/Athletics Ireland Registered Events Apr 2014 - To Date


Ballintotis is a community lying just off the N25, Cork Waterford road, just before the village of Castlemartyr.
Ballintotis Location

Ballintotis Race HQ & Parking

Event Flyer

Ballintotis 4 Mile Road Race Flyer 2016


Ballintotis Community Centre
If you haven't entered online - online entries will close on Monday April 18th, you can still enter on the day, in the Community Hall, adjacent to the church.  Entries will be taken there on the day, from 1pm onwards on race day, Thursday, or the previous day, Wednesday 15th, between 5 and 7pm.

Entry fee is €10 and all finishers get a free running buff.


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Ballintotis 4 Mile Road Race - Course Map

Course Elevation Profile

Don't be fooled by the apparent rise at the start of the course, as illustrated below - This course is essentially flat!Ballintotis 4 Mile Road Race - Course Elevation Profile

Latest Information from the Race Organisers

Pre Registration For Ballintotis 4 Mile Road Race Closes at Midnight On Monday Next April 18th

Registration for the race opened on March 14th, and participants can enter online at until midnight on Monday April 18th. After that participants can enter in person, on Wednesday April 20th at Ballintotis Community Centre, or at the same venue on race day from 1pm onwards.

Those who enter on line must also collect their race number in Ballintotis Community Centre, on either Wednesday 20th or Thursday 21st April,as above. Entry fee is €10 (plus administration fee, entering on-line).


This year’s race will feature a very attractive list of prizes with individual prizes, for the first 6 men and women across the line. There will also be  prizes for the first three in all categories, and a host of spot prizes to be won. Both Castlemartyr Resort and Trabolgan Holiday Centre will sponsor the superb top prizes with Castlemartyr Resort offering a fantastic 1 year free membership of their magnificent Leisure Centre for the race winner and 1st female finisher. Trabolgan are again offering their highly attractive prizes of a weekend breaks for both runners up and family members. Once more we are delighted to announce that Kurki Sportswear and Market Green Shopping Centre have come on board as main sponsors.Thanks to the generous sponsorship of McCarthy & McGrath Auctioneers, Midleton each participant will also receive a free running buff.

The race is hosted annually as a fundraiser for the continued development and upkeep of the local Community Centre. It is a joint venture between Ballintotis Area Community Council and East Cork A.C with the help of Ballycotton Running Promotions. James McCarthy of the host club has a remarkable record in the event and will be bidding for his seventh consecutive triumph in the race.


This year the Ballintotis ‘4’ will feature chip timing, with a timing mat located at both the start and the finish line.

After attracting a record entry of 1175 runners in 2015, Ballintotis is set to welcome a huge number of runners again this year.

4 Mile Walk

For those who might fancy something a little less taxing, the traditional ‘4’ Mile Walk will begin at 6.30pm. The entry fee is 10 euro per person, but there is no online entry.

All queries concerning the Race and Walk should be directed to Race Directors - Sean Murphy and John Cashman, on 086-8778182