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Cork Athletics Riverstick Grounds

Cork Athletics Grounds at Slieveroe, Riverstick

Slieveroe, Riverstick, Co. Cork


riverstick grounds overview

Drone View of the Cork Athletics Riverstick Grounds


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Location & Co-ordinates

The ground is 15.7 Miles from the Jack Lynch Tunnel, 12.8 Miles south of Cork City Centre, and 2.8 Miles east of Riverstick village


The LOC8 code for the grounds is WCL-86-5WN

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 51.77715464079801 - Longitude: -8.440460764990235

Elevation above Sea Level: 112m


riverstick location mapRiverstick general location map

From Jack Lynch Tunnel

Continue through the Jack Lynch Tunnel and along the N40 South Ring Road, as far as the Kinsale Road Roundabout. Approaching the Kinsale Road Roundabout, take the slip-road to the Roundabout. At the then first left onto the N27 Kinsale Road (Airport Road). 

At the Airport Roundabout, continue straight through, onto the R600 and continue on to Riverstick village. At the cross-roads in Riverstick, by the village church, turn left and continue on until you meet the L2494, where you again turn left. Continue for another Mile. The Venue is then on the right.

From Cork City

Take the N27 South Link Road as far as Kinsale Road Roundabout. Continue directly through the Roundabout, towards Cork Airport and continue as above.

From Carrigaline

Take the R611 Belgooly Road and continue for 2.2 Miles, then turn right onto the L2494 and continue for another 2 Miles. The venue is then on your left.

From West Cork

Take the N22 and then continue on the N40, as far as the sliproad to the Kinsale Road Roundabout and, again, continue aonto the Kinsale Road, towards Cork Airport, and on, as above.


riverstick slieveroe travel route map

The grounds are approx. 2.8 miles east of Riverstick village


Cork Athletics Grounds

Cork Athletics grounds at Slieveroe, Riverstick consists of thirty six (36) acres of grasslands, and includes a densely wooded area.


cork athletics slieveroe cross country facilityLARiverstick Course Map for Cork Athletics County Masters Championships 2017
NB: From time to time, courses may vary from above

There is a hard stand area, for buses, just inside the entrance to the site. Alongside this, there is an extensive parking area.

The cross-country 'track' comprises of the start and finish areas, close to the centre of the site, along with 10m wide tracts around the perimeter of the site. There are long rolling sections, steep(ish) downhill and, in the lower sections, several twists and turns, as the course skirts several drains from higher ground, between the wooded sections.


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