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SPAR Cork Airport 5k Runway Run 2018

Friday 02 November 2018, 23:59

Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Cork Airport 5km Road No Yes John Quigley

The Runway Run - SPAR Cork Airport 5km 2018

Cork Airport

This event is nominally at Midnight on Friday November 2nd 2018

 

This event is run by Cork Athletics on behalf of Athletics Ireland

 

Organised and hosted by Cork Athletics and Athletics Ireland

 

This course was measured by John Quigley, AIMS/IAAF International Grade 'A' Measurer

 

 

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Enter for SPAR Cork Airport Runway Run

 

 

The Runway Run Description

The SPAR Cork Airport Runway 5K returns for 2018 on Friday 2nd November at 23:59! Athletics Ireland, in conjunction with Cork Athletics, and in proud partnership with SPAR Ireland, Cork Airport & Cork's 96FM, bring this unique running experience to Cork.

Cork Airport will close down operations for one evening only, where thousands of participants will take on the 5K runway course at night! This unique 5K run gives runners the opportunity to take on the flat, fast Cork Airport runway at midnight. All participants will receive a T-Shirt, Medal, and Goody-bag as well as plenty of other surprises.

Participants are welcome to run, jog or walk the distance. Everyone needs a goal to run towards - let this be your goal for 2018. Discounted entry is €20 (+ €1.40 Booking Fee) before 14th September!

 

Event Info

The SPAR Cork Airport Runway 5K returns for 2018, on the 2nd November at 23:59. Runners will take on the 5K course, on the runway at Cork Airport, on the night of Friday, November 2nd, 2018. Participants are welcome to run, jog or walk the distance.

Niall MacCarthy, Managing Director ay Cork Airport said “We are delighted to host our third runway run this year.  It is an extremely popular and truly unique event for people of all ages and fitness levels.  This year, we are hoping to see at least 2,500 people take to our runway at 23.59 on Friday 2nd November, to complete the 5k run.  The event creates a brilliant atmosphere throughout the airport, and creates a great sense of individual and team spirit amongst participants and our staff on the night."

“Good health and wellbeing is a really important part of our daily lives and is something that we are very supportive of at Cork Airport.  I am looking forward to taking part along with the thousands of other fun and serious runners who use the event for a personal best or just an enjoyable 5k run.” He added.

 

 

Event Details - Organiser's Information

CORK AIRPORT RUNWAY 5K

 

The event is open to a limited capacity and sold out last year in 4 weeks. You'll never have a running experience like this again. Everyone needs a goal to run towards. Let this be your goal for 2018. Sign up for SPAR Cork Airport Runway Run

NOTE: This event takes part on Friday night and will go into Saturday morning, until approx 2am

Queries

If you have any queries, please use this contact form

 

 

Register On-Line Early-Bird entry until midnight September 14th €20, plus €1.40 fee


 Why enter?

- Get FIT and (most importantly) have fun
- Take part in this one-of-a-kind event in Cork Airport
- Chip timing for accurate race results provided by My Run Results
- Athletics Ireland licensed event


Event Charity

THE SHINE CENTRE FOR AUTISM is the official event Charity

 

 

Event Partners

A special thank you to our goodie bag partners for the event:

- SPAR


- Deep RiverRock


- Cork's 96FM

Cork Airport Location

Cork Airport Location Map
Cork Airport Location Map

 

Register for SPAR Cork Airport Runway Run 5k

 

Register online

Entry for this event is by online entry only!

 

 

Previous Runway Run Results

 

Results and Video from 2017 SPAR Fitlive 5k - Nov 17th 2017

 

Results and Video from 2016 Cork Airport A Lust For Life Runway Run

 

Results and Video from 2015 Cork Airport A Lust For Life Runway Run

 

 

SPAR Runway Run 5k Route

5k Route on MapMyRun

 

Irish Independent A Lust For Life Runway 5k Course Route Map
Vhi A Lust For Life Runway 5k Route Map - Cork Airport

 

Fitlive Runway 5k Start/Finish Line - Cork Airport


The Start/Finish Line
Cork Airport Runway 5k Start

 


View from the start of SPAR Fitlive Runway 5k - Cork Airport

Cork Airport Runway 5k First Prize
View from the start of Fitlive Runway 5k - Cork Airport


View of the Start/Finish area - Fitlive Runway 5k - Cork AirportCork Airport Runway 5k Start Area

 View of the Start/Finish area


    View of the turnaround point - Fitlive Runway 5k - Cork Airport

Cork Airport Runway 5k Turnaround 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, is flat- a lot flatter than the profile below.

Irish Independent A Lust For Life Runway 5k Course Elevation Profile
Fit Magazine - A Lust For Life Runway 5k Course Elevation Profile - Cork Airport

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