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Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2017

Sunday 23 April 2017, 09:30

Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Cork - Carrigaline 25k Road No Yes N/A

The Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2017

Cork - Carrigaline

09:30am Sunday April 23rd 2017


An Athletics Ireland registered event, organised by Carrigaline & District Lions Club, in association with Carrigaline Road Runners AC

The Railway Run 5k, 10k and 25k courses were measured by John Quigley, AIMS/IAAF Grade 'B' Measurer


The Great Railway Run Flyer 2017

Great Railway Run Website

Great Railway Run Facebook Page

Carrigaline Road Runners AC Facebook Page

Carrigaline Road Runners AC Website

Carrigaline & District Lions Club Facebook Page

Carrigaline & District Lions Club Website

Cork Athletics Homepage

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Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - April 2014 - May 2016 (on Old Cork Athletics website)

Results of Athletics Ireland Registered Events - May 2016 to date

Race Calendar / Fixtures List - Athletics Ireland Registered Events

Road Races This Month - April 2017

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2017 Results

Results of Great Railway Run 5k, 10k and 25k 2017


Great Railway Run 25k Race Entry

Pre-entry is required for both the 25k and 10k races. Only 5K runners will be able to enter on race day.
Bib numbers can be collected on April 22nd from 4pm to 8pm at Phelans Pharmacy, Kinsale Road Roundabout, or at the start area on April 23rd. Late entries for all events will also be accepted on April 22nd


Phelans Pharmacy Kinsale Road

Enter the Great Railway Run

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Normal Price

(until 16/4/17)

Late registration

(after 16/4/2017)

5K € 12 € 17
10K € 20 € 30
25K € 30 € 40


Results of Previous Great Railway Run Events

Photos from the 2014 Great Railway Run

25k Results 2014

10k Results 2014

5k Results 2014

The Great Railway Run Results 2015

The Great Railway Run Results 2016



The finish for all three races is in the the small car-park at Carrigaline Youth Centre - directly opposite the entrance to Carrigaline Community Centre

The Great Railway Run Finish 2015


Great Railway Run Course Route Map

Route Map on MapMyRun


 The Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2017 Route Map

Course Changes

There are a number of course changes this year, but for the 25k and 10k events only, where the section around the Novartis pharmaceutical plant has been removed and replaced by an out an back section from Shanbally roundabout to approx. entrance road to Raffeen Creek Golf Club (Venue for Pfizer 6)


Course Elevation Profile

The Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2017 Course Elevation Profile


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.

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