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POSTPONED - Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2020

Friday 26 April 2019, 09:30

Location DistanceTypeChampionshipPermitMeasured
Cork - Carrigaline 25k Road No Yes John Quigley

POSTPONED - The Great Railway Run 25k Road Race 2020

Cork - Carrigaline

09:30am Sunday April 26th 2020


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 'A' Measurer

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Results of Previous Great Railway Runs


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25k Results 2014


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Results of Great Railway Run 5k, 10k and 25k 2015


Results of Great Railway Run 5k, 10k and 25k 2016


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


Results of Great Railway Run 5k, 10k and 25k 2018


Great Railway Run 25k Race Entry

There is a limit of 500 on each of the 25k and 10k races. Pre-entry is required for both the 25k and 10k races


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Entry Fees
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The finish for both races is just before the small car-park at Carrigaline Youth Centre - just before the final turn in the photo (this year, the finish is on the main Carrigaline - Currabinny Road) directly opposite the entrance to Carrigaline Community Centre

The Great Railway Run Finish 2015


Great Railway Run Course Route Map

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 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

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Cork Athletics County Board 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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