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Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race 2019

Saturday 09 November 2019, 14:30

Contact Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Beara AC Eyeries, Beara 5M Road No Yes John Quigley

Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race

Eyeries Village, Bere Peninsula

14:30, Saturday November 9th 2019

This event is run under an Athletics Ireland permit/licence


Organised and hosted by Eyeries Running Promotions, in association with Beara AC


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

assisted by Padraig O'Sullivan, Bantry AC

Results of Eyeries 5 2018


Eyeries website


Eyeries 5 Mile Facebook Page


Beara AC Facebook page


Cork Athletics Homepage


Cork Athletics Facebook Page


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


Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race - Event Flyer 2018

eyeries 5 mile road race flyer 2018


Event Proceeds

"This years we will be contributing to Berehaven Red Cross Defibrillator Group. This vital community group provides and maintains defibrillators in Beara and offers CPR and defibrillator training. We are delighted to have them on board and hope that you can come along and support them and our race."


Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race - Event Collage 2014
    Eyeries 5 Collage 2015

This is a community organised event, with an Athletics Ireland race permit, through Beara AC. 

Eyeries Playground

Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race Eyeries Village Playground


Find out more about the prizewinning picturesque village of Eyeries

This course was measured on August 15th 2014, by John Quigley and Padraig O'Sullivan, accompanied by local resident and race organiser Mark Gallagher.



Register for Eyeries 5



Essentials for Race Day:

The race begins at 2:30pm, in Eyeries Village, on Saturday 9th November 2019.  Participants are requested to arrive at Race HQ in Eyeries Village by 1:30pm. Parking will be available nearby. There will be no street parking permitted on the day, in Eyeries Village.

Please follow stewards instructions. Race HQ is a short walk from the parking area.

All race participants must go to Race HQ (Eyeries Hall) to collect their numbers. Race HQ is 5 min walk from the designated Parking Area.

Pre-Registered - pick up Race Number & pins

Registering on the day - €12 per person. Registration on the day will begin at 12 noon. Last registration at 2:15pm (15 mins before race start)

ALL participants in the race MUST wear their race bib and have it clearly visible on the front. Changing facilities are available in the Race HQ

Toilet facilities are available in Race HQ. Bag Drop facility is also available in Race HQ. The start line is 600m from Race HQ. On leaving the hall turn left, as signposted. It is approx a 10 min walk to the start line.


Results of Eyeries 5 2014


Results of Eyeries 5 2015


Results of Eyeries 5 2016

Results of Eyeries 5 2017


Results of Eyeries 5 2018


Eyeries, Co. Cork


Race Route Information

The route is a left-handed (anti-clockwise) course. Participants are requested to follow stewards requests, and to keep to the left-hand side of the road. Should you need any assistance during the race, please inform one of our stewards. There will be first-aiders, St.Johns Ambulance Service and a Medical Doctor at the event. There will be water stops along the course.

Teas and Coffees, Refreshments will be available at Race HQ (Eyeries Hall) after the race, where the prize winners will be announced. Enjoy the race and enjoy your day in Eyeries.


Route on MapMyRun

Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race - Course Route Map

Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race Course Route Map 

Eyeries 5 Mile Road Race - Official Route Map

eyeries 5 mile route flyer 2018


Course Elevation Profile

View from Start Line

Eyeries Start
Start is about 1/3rd mile outside the village, on the quiet R575 road.  The course is essentially downhill or level for the first half mile, and there is a short climb up to the crossroads with the R571 Castletownbere-Kenmare road, after which you pass the GAA pitch on your left.


View from 1 Mile Mark
Eyeries 1 Mile Mark
Passing the 1 mile mark, things are pretty level, with a constant slight incline.

The second mile has a pretty sharp climb from approx. 1.5 to 1.75 miles, after which there is a grand downhill section, until about the 5k (3.1M) mark


View from 2 Mile Mark
Eyeries 2 Mile Mark

View from 3 Mile Mark
Eyeries 3 Mile Mark
Just before the 3 Mile Mark, the course turns left, off the main R571 Castletownbere-Kenmare road, back onto the R575, leading back to Eyeries

From the 3 mile mark, there is a steady rise for teh first 2/3rds mile, but this increases until just after 4 Miles


View from 4 Mile Mark
Eyeries 4 Mile Mark

The first half of the last mile undulates slightly, but the final half mile is essentially downhill, making for a fast finish, through this prize-winning and scenic village.


The Finish Line
Eyeries Finish
The finish line is just after sponsors O'Sullivan's Foodstore, on right of photo.


Measurement Cert for Eyeries 5
Measurement Cert Eyeries 5 2014a

Sussing out the 1 Mile mark

Sussing out the course
Padraig O'Sullivan and Mark Gallagher comparing notes on the 1 Mile Mark, during the course measurement


View over Eyeries

View Over Eyeries
Evening view just before entering Eyeries village


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