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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.

Event Permits: Three (3) months notice is required for all event permits.

All athletic Fixtures require an AAI licence/permit - Permits should to be applied for at least 3 months in advance of the event, and require approval by the County Board.  
 

Email corkathletics@gmail.com  Permit documents are available here, on www.athleticsireland.ie

Please ensure that events you participate in have a valid AAI Permit.


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New Responsive Cork Athletics Website

New Cork Athletics Website

Cork Athletics has moved to a new responsive website. Over 80% of traffic now comes from mobile or tablet sources, so the new website significantly improve users experience.  It will also allow significantly more information to be made available on the website, with easy navivationcombined with a strong search facility. This site, with it's 14 years of Cork Athletics history, will continue to be available from the main menu on the new site, but will no longer be updated


Registered Events Week Ending Sunday 12th June

Cork Athletics Graded Leagues - Round 2, Belle of Ballincollig 5k, North Cork AC Open T&F, East Ferry 5M, Twomey Remorial 6k, Glohealth National T&F League Rd 1


Registered Events Week Ending Sunday 19th June

Clonpriest 5k, Coolagown 5k, Murphy Memorial 4 Mile Classic, Munster Under 14 - Under 19 T&F Championships - Day 1, Ballyclough Harbour Festival 5k, Doheny 10k
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Munster Under 14 - Under 19 T&F Championships - Day 2
 

Registered Events Week Ending Sunday 26th June

Cork Athletics Graded Leagues - Round 3, Riverstick-Kinsale Open Sports, Shanagarry 5,
Willie Neenan Memorial 5M, Courtmacsherry 10k, Heart of Allihies 5, Glohealth National T&F Championships - Day 1, National 24 hour Championships, Glohealth National T&F Championships - Day 2


MIDLETON SPORTS OF 1968 RECALLED

This year Midleton Athletic Club is celebrating its 50th year in existence and a number of celebratory events are planned leading up to the actual anniversary date in October next. This article, by John Walshe, is a copy of his piece in last night's Evening Echo, Tuesday June 7th 2016


Mark Hanrahan is Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for March

Photos & Video Interview - Mark Hanrahan (Leevale AC) was presented with the Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month award, for March, at a function in the River Lee Hotel, on Tuesday June 7th


Results and Video - Cork City Marathon, Relay and Half-Marathon - Mon, June 6th

Human Error - While the full story of today's Half-Marathon has yet to emerge, it is understood that a combination of errors led to the race going off-route almost immediately after the start. Further video coverage expected to be uploaded tomorrow (Tues)


Weather Update for Monday's Marathon - Update 15:00 Sun June 5th

Temperature, Cloud and Wind forecast, along with a few last minute nuggets of advice - It' looking like another scorcher!

Urgent! Steward/Marshal Volunteers need for Monday's Cork City Marathon

Cork Athletics is looking for volunteers to spend a few hours stewarding the Cork City Marathon on Monday next, June 6th


Yuriy Sedykh World Record Hammer Thrower To Return To Cork City Sports

Yuriy Sedykh will return to Cork City Sports to commemorate the thirty second anniversary of the epic hammer duel at the Mardyke, on 3rd July 1984.

Leevale AC Reception Honours Clubs Olympic and European Championship Athletes
Leevale AC held a reception in Cork's River Lee Hotel, on Monday May 30th, to acknowledge and honour the section of athletes and officials for the forthcoming European Half-Marathon Championships, in Amsterdam, in July, and the Rio Olympics

AIMS/IAAF Measurement Cert for Cork City Marathon Renewed

The Cork City Marathon Course Measurement Certificate has been renewed by AIMS, who administer the certification, on behalf of AIMS and the IAAF. The certificate is valid until the end of 2020, or until the course route changes


Athletes sought for LeisureWorld Open 3,000m at 65th Cork City Sports - Revised Qualification Time
Entries are now being taken, and are open to any athlete, aged over 18 years, who has run under 9:20, for 3k, in the past two years


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - May 29th 2016

Cork Registrations stand at a record 6,481, an increase of 4.96% on the 6,175, on May 1


Cork City Marathon & Marathon Relay 2016
Route maps and elevation profiles, along with details of changes to this year's course...and advice for preparation in the last few days, on the day and the subsequent recovery period


Cork City Half-Marathon 2016

Route map & course elevation profile

Liam O'Brien and The Ballyandreen 5 - Featured Article by 'Anonymous'

A contributor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has submitted an article outlining former Olympian Liam O'Brien's phenomenal record in this race..and, indeed, the entire Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series

Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series 2016 Launched

The Ballyandreen 5, first race in the 2016 Ballycotton 5 Mile Summer Series takes place on Thursday next, May 26th, at 8pm


Athletes sought for LeisureWorld Open 3,000m at 65th Cork City Sports
Entries are now being taken, and are open to any athlete, aged over 18 years, who has run under 9:10, for 3k, in the past two years


Sports Psychology Workshop - Mentally Peaking for the Big Competition - CIT, 7:30pm, Monday May 30th

The third and final in a series of three Sports Psychology Workshops, 'Mentally Peaking for the Big Competition' will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, on Monday next, May 30th. The 10 fee for the workshop is payable at the door, on the night


Results & Video from Cork Athletics County Juvenile B T&F Championships

Results and video from Sunday's Championships, in CIT Track


Rob Heffernan, Lizzie Lee and Alex Wright Named on Olympic Teams, Claire McCarthy & Mark Hanrahan selected for World Half-Marathon Chps

Rob Heffernan will lead a strong team of 50km race walkers. Half marathon teams for the European Athletics Championships have also been picked.

Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - May 23rd 2016

Cork Registrations stand at a record 6,405, an increase of 3.73% on the last reported figure of 6,175, on May 1

Results and Videos from Cork County Masters T&F Championships

Results and videos from today's Championships, in CIT Track.

Juvenile B Results will not be uploaded until Monday May 23rd


Irish Olympic Marathon Runners set for Olympic Selection on Monday Next
Irelands top marathon runners will find out about Olympic selection on Monday next, May 23rd


Junior Athletes sought for Women's 800m and Men's 1500m at 65th Cork City Sports
Entries are now being taken, and are open to any junior athlete born 2000-1997.
The junior women's 800m race welcomes athletes of all standards sub 2:20, while the men's 1500m race will only accept athletes with a SB/PB of sub 4:15


Results & Video from  Cork Athletics Graded T&F Leagues 2016 - Round 1

Results & videos from last nights T&F meet at CIT Track - Round 1 of 6 meet series; Cork Athletics Graded Leagues, sponsored by John Buckley Sports

This week's Registered Track Meets - Week ending Sunday May 22nd

Cork Athletics Graded Leagues - Round 1, Glohealth Munster Schools T&F, Cork Athletics T&F - Masters Championships, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile B Championships


This week's Registered Road Races - Week ending Sunday May 22nd

The Cheetah Run - Children's Run, Kilcredan 5kSt Mary's 5k, , Emer Casey 10k


Grant Thornton Launch Corporate 5k Team Challenge - Cork, Wed June 29th

Grant Thornton and Athletics Ireland have launched this year's Grant Thornton Corporate 5k Team Challenge, which will be held on Wednesday June 29th, starting outside Grant Thornton's offices on South Mall

New Responsive Cork Athletics Website in Development

We're Going Mobile! A fully responsive website is being developed for Cork Athletics. the new website will be the simple user-friendly menu system, which aims to significantly improve the ease at which users find the information/links they are looking for


Additional Athlete Transfers - Delayed from April Listing
Thirteen Cork transfers were delayed, for administrative reasons, and were not included in the April listing.  The next transfer window will be in August


This week's Registered Athletics Ireland Events, w/e Sun May 15th
Two Track and Field Meets, and Three Road Events, with Four Road Races:
South Munster Schools T&F (Boys), Bay Run Half-Marathon and 10k, Blackwater 10, Ras Bhaile Mhuirne 7k, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile Individual - Day 2


Updated Juvenile B Schedule of Events - 14:00pm, Sun May 22nd

Omitted U13 events added to schedule listing


County Masters Track and Field Championships, 10:00am, Sun May 22nd

NB: Masters Championships have now been scheduled for the MORNING Session!!
Entry Forms for Cork Athletics County Masters T&F Championships, CIT Track, Sunday May 22nd, now online


Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile B T&F Championships
- CIT Track, 2pm, Sun May 22nd

Information and Entry Form for Cork Athletics Juvenile B T&F County Championships.  NB: Closing date: Tues May 17th


Two New Clubs Join Cork Athletics - Churchtown Road Runners and Shandrum Road Runners AC

The addition of these new clubs brings the number of Athletics Ireland registered Cork clubs to an unprecedented forty seven (47)


Fixtures List Update - Fri May 6th
Five fixtures have been approved and added to the Fixtures List/Calendar: East Ferry 4M, Doheny 10k, Ballinascarthy 10k, Inch Festival/Mount Uniacke 5k and Cork Athletics County Junior and Senior T&F Championships


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - May 1st 2016

Cork Registrations stand at a record 6,175, an increase of 2.08% on last week's 6,049. The corresponding figure for April 30th 2015 was 5,548, so registrations have risen by 11.3% in the past 12 months. Updated to include Athletics Ireland National figures (May 1st)


Sports Psychology Workshop - Building Mental Toughness in Athletes - CIT, 7:30pm, Monday May 9th

The second in a series of three Sports Psychology Workshops, 'Building Mental Toughness in Athletes' will be held, under the expert guidance of Canice Kennedy, in the Meeting Rooms, at CIT Track, on Monday next, May 9th. The 10 fee for the workshop is payable at the door, on the night


County Juvenile Relay and Multi-Event Championships, Sun May 8th

Order of Events for County Juvenile and Multi-Event Championsips, at CIT Track now online


Videos from Cork Athletics County Juvenile T&F Championships - Day 1

Video upload ongoing. More videos will be uploaded, periodically, over the next few days -  lots of coverage to be edited first

Results from County Juvenile T&F Championships - Day 1, Sun May 1st
Results for first day of 2016 Cork Athletics County Juvenile T&F Championships

Riverstick Grounds - Call for Volunteers, for Monday May 2nd

Cork Athletics is look,ing for help to clear stones at the Riverstick Grounds.  If you can spare a few hours on Monday, please come along on Monday.


Eagle AC's Cheetah Run - Entries Open at 10am

Entries for Eagle AC's sellout event in Fota Wildlife Park, on Thurs May 19th, open at 10am today, Thurs 28th April, with 450 places on offer, while another 450 places will be available when engtries re-open at 7pm


Cork Athletics Graded Leagues 2016 - Sponsored by John Buckley Sports

This year's Leagues kick-off on Wed May 18th.  A change in the original provisional programme sees Round 2 deferred to late August, to facilitate athletes who have Championship events towards the latter end of the season


Workshop on Child Welfare and Related Issues - CIT, Thurs, April 2016

Important!! A workshop session will be given, in the Meeting Room at CIT Track, at 8:30pm, on Thursday next, April 28th.  The briefing will be given by  Dr Aisling Parkes, and will cover diverse topics related to Children and Vulnerable Adults. This workshop is open to Cork Athletics officers, and any person who intends to officiate at the upcoming Cork Athletics T&F Championships


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - April 25th 2016

Cork Registration figures pass the 6,000 mark and stand at a record 6,049, an increase of 3.011% on last week's 5,872


This week's Events - Week ending Monday May 2nd

Scoil Bhride Crosshaven 8k, East Cork Road Championships, Ballygiblin 5k, Munster Juvenile, Junior & Under 23 Pentathlon Championships, Cork Athletics T&F - Juvenile individual Chps - Day 1, Munster Marathon & Half-Marathon Championship, Great Island 4 & 10

This weekend's Events - Week ending Sunday April 23rd

Ballintotis 4, History of Bandon AC book launch, Athletics Ireland Congress, Dromahane 5k, East Cork Division T&F Championships, Athletics Ireland Endurance Coaches Network Seminar


Book Launch - "Lemon and White" - Billy Good's History of Bandon AC - 8:30pm, Fri April 22nd

Bandon AC's Billy Good, will launch his book, "Lemon & White", detailing the history of Bandon A.C, at 8:30pm on Friday April 22nd, in the Oak Room, Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon


Phil Healy is Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for February 2016

In a week in which the video of her phenomenal finish in last weekend's IUAA 4x400m went viral, Bandon and UCC athlete, Phil Healy, has been awarded Cork City Sports Athlete of the Month for February, at a function in the River Lee hotel, on Tuesday April 19th


Cork Registration Figures - Weekly update - April 17th 2016

Cork Registration figures stand at a record 5,872, an increase of 1.87% on last week's 5,764


Leevale Women retain Senior Women's National Road Relay Title

Leevale AC's Women's team of Carole and Michelle Finn, and Lizzie Lee retained their Road Relays Title in Raheny, Dublin, today, while St. Finbarr's AC's M50 team of Michael Murphy, Cathal O'Connell and Ken Devine 'retained' their M50 team Silver

Phil Healy and Michelle Finn set Records at  IUAA T&F Championships 2016

Phil Healy set an IUAA record of 23.3 secs, in  the Women's 200m, while Michelle Finn also set an IUAA record of 9:54.89, in the Women's 3,000m Steeplechase

 

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Munster AAI Results www.munsterathletics.com

National AAI Results www.athleticsireland.ie

Coach Education Information

Anyone who wants to join the county email list is asked to email corkathletics@gmail.com with their name, club and email address.

   


Monthly Meeting of Cork Athletics County Board

Next Meeting: Wed July 6th
NB: Officer's Meeting Only - Next full Board Meeting: Wed Sept 7th



Cork Athletics Videos

Videos from Cork Athletics Events, Functions and Races 


2016 Fixtures Page (Fixtures Calendar) (updated May 27th 2016)
This Calendar is no longer updated - see immediately below




For more fixtures see

www.athleticsireland.ie and

www.munsterathletics.com

 

 

AAI Registered Races (Cork) - Results:

Older Race Results have been moved off the front page - You can still view results for previous AAI registered races (back to April 2014), by following the above link.


Shane Fitzgibbon Rehabilitation 4M

AAI National Half-Marathon Championships

Cloyne 5k

GR8 - Galtee Runners 8k

John Hartnett 10k

Glohealth AA National Senior T&F Chps, Day 1 - Cork Results

Glohealth AA National Senior T&F Chps, Day 2 - Cork Results

25th Liscarroll Open Sports

Mount Uniacke 5k

Ballymore-Cobh 4

Broomhill Vintage Club Coachford 5

Route2Crook 5

Tom Fitzpatrick Memorial 10k - Liscarroll

Skibbereen 10k

Carraig na bhFear 5k

Ballycotton 5

Clonakilty 5k & 10M

Glounthaune 4

Liscarroll NS 5k

Bweeng 5k & 10k

North Mon 5k

St Luke's Home 5k

St Finbarrs Cork City 10

Sonia 5k

Charleville International Half-Marathon

Castletownbere Wild Atlantic Way Run

34th Evening Echo Cork Women's Mini-Marathon

Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5k

Cork County Novice, Under 23 & Juvenile Even-Age Cross-Country Championships

Ardfield 5k & 10k

Cork County Senior and Juvenile Uneven-Age XC Championships, and Under 19 Open XC

Cork County Intermediate & Novice 'B' XC Championships

Hello Sunday Morning 4M

Cork County Junior, Masters & Juvenile B XC Championships

Eyeries 5

Rebel Run 5k & 10k

Munster Senior, Junior & Juvenile Uneven-Age XC Championships

East Cork Division, Senior & Uneven-Age XC Championships

Fit Mag - A Lust for Life Cork Airport Runway Run 5k

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 1 of 5 Race Series

The Great Glenville Run

Donal Ahern Memorial Blarney Castle 5km Run/Walk

Munster Masters and Juvenile B XC Championships

Cork Post Primary Schools Cross Country Challenge

CIT AC's 7th Annual Floodlit XC

Kinsale 5k Santa Dash

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 2 of 5 Race Series

Duhallow AC Newmarket 5k Classic

Togher AC - Ryan's Supervalu - 5k

Donough Coughlan Bandon 5

Munster Senior & Masters Indoor Championships 2016 - Cork Results

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 3 of 5 Race Series

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 1 of 5 Race Series

South Munster Schools XC Championships

Clonakilty Waterfront Marathon

Clonakilty Waterfront Half-Marathon

Clonakilty Waterfront 10k


Munster Juvenile Inter-County Relays, Junior & Intermediate Cross-Country Chps

Extracted Cork Results from IUAA Indoor T&F Championships

F.A.C.E. Fermoy 5k

Mealagh Valley Ring 10M

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 4 of 5 Race Series

28th Annual Eagle AC Tommy Ryan Memorial Carrigaline 5

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 2 of 5 Race Series - Baltydaniel NS Fundraiser

Matehy 4M, Ballyanly, Inniscarra

39th Ballycotton 10

Killeagh GAA Club 4M

County Novice and Masters Road Championships, Castlelyons

Cloyne Commons 4k - Race 5 of 5 Race Series

Ballydehob 10k

Liscarroll AC Easter 5k

Sheep's Head 10k

Jack O'Keeffe Memorial - Kiskeam to Boherbue 4M

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 3 of 5 Race Series

The Great Railway Run 5k, 10k & 25k

Ballintotis 4

Dromahane 5k

Crosshaven 8k

East Cork Road Championships

Ballygiblin 5k

County Juvenile T&F - Day 1 Results

Great Island 4


Great Island 10

Drimoleague Wild Duck Festival 5k

Midleton 5

South Munster Schools T&F Championships - Day 1 (Girls)

Doneraile Park 5k - Race 4 of 5 Race Series

Kingsley Challenge 10k

Bweeng 5k & 10k

County Juvenile T&F Relays and Individual Multi-Events

The Streets of Fermoy 5k

South Munster Schools T&F Championships - Day 2 (Boys)

Bay Run Half-Marathon

Bay Run 10k

Blackwater 10

Ras Bhaile Mhuirne

County Juvenile T&F - Day 2 Results

Cork Graded T&F Leagues 2016 - Round 1

The Cheetah Run 5k & 1 Mile

Kilcredan 5k

St Mary's Ladies Football Club 5k

Emer Casey 10k

County Masters T&F Championships

County Juvenile B T&F Championships

Ballyandreen 5

Dan Byrne Memorial 5k - Doneraile Park

Cork City Marathon, Relay & Half-Marathon

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