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Donough Coughlan Memorial Bandon 5 Mile Road Race 2018

Monday 01 January 2018, 13:00

Contact Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Bandon AC Bandon 5M Road No Yes N/A

Donough Coughlan Memorial Bandon 5 2018


Bandon

1pm, New Year's Day, Monday January 1st 2018


Organised and hosted by Bandon AC

This event is run under an Athletics Ireland permit/licence

 This course was measured by Cathal O'Connell, Athletics Ireland National Grade Measurer

 

Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 Mile Road Race Flyer 2017b

 

Donough Coughlan Memorial Bandon 5 Facebook Event Page

 

Bandon AC Website

Bandon AC Facebook Page

 

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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

 

Previous Results

Results of Bandon 5 2017

Results of Bandon 5 2016

Results of Bandon 5 2015


Registration

Bandon 5 Registration

Registration is in Bandon GAA Pavilion.  Entry fee: €10 (adults) and €5 (juniors). 

All entrants must be 15 or over.

Bandon 5 - Key Locations

Bandon 5 Route

 

Bandon 5 Mile Road Race - Route Map

Route on MapMyRun (From Daniel G McMahon's Garmin upload)

Bandon 5 Mile Road Race Route Map

 

Route Elevation Profile

Bandon 5 Mile Road Race Course Elevation Profile
Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Course Elevation Profile

 

Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Race Start

Bandon 5 Start
The start line is close to the brow of the hill, on the Bandon By-Pass

Immediately after the brow of the hill, there is a long, steady fall for over half a mile

Bandon 5 Downhill Start

 

Turn left at the bottom of the hill

Bandon 5 1 First Turn

 


Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - 1 Mile Mark

Bandon 5 1 Mile Mark
After the previous left turn, there is an almost imperceptible upslope, past the 1 mile mark

 

Following a slight downslope to the smaller bridge, turn immediate left onto the inner by-pass

Bandon 5 1 Second Turn
Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Turn onto Inner By-Pass

 

Bandon 5 1 Third Turn
Back at the mini-roundabout by the GAA complex, turn left again.  You are now heading up a long gradual slope, lasting just over a mile

 

Bandon 5 Hill

Continue straight on up the slope

 Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - 2 Mile Mark

Bandon 5 2 Mile Mark
 

Turn left, off the main road.  From here on, apart from one short climb, it is level ground to start with, followed by long steady slopes, making for good running.

Bandon 5 1 Fourth Turn
Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Fourth turn


Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - 3 Mile Mark

Bandon 5 3 Mile Mark
Continue straight through the crossroads


Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Crossroads 3.5 Miles

Bandon 5 1 Crossroads 3 5

 Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - 4 Mile Mark

Bandon 5 4 Mile Mark

The 4 Mile Mark is in the middle of a very long downslope, as can be seen from the image - make hay!

 

Bandon AC Donough Coughlan Memorial 5 - Finish Area

The approach to the Finish Area is still slightly downslope, and straight, making for a fast finish

Bandon 5 Finish Line

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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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