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Monday, May 14, 2007

Mile markers for the 2007 Cork City Marathon

John Quigley of Eagle AC and Kevin Cummins of the Cork BHAA have accurately measured the Marathon course and have now pinpointed the exact mile markers. They are as follows...

Mile - Description
0 - Start at Penney’sWest up Patrick StGrand ParadeSouth MallParnell PlaceMerchant’s QuayLavitt’s Quay
1 - At Traffic Sign for J23, Outside door to Flor Griffin’s, Lavitts QuayCoal QuayKyrl’s QuayNorth Gate BridgePope’s QuayNew Road Leitrim St
2 - Just after turn on Leitrim St., opposite Gate to Murphy’s Brewery, ¾ way along gate.Watercourse RoadLeft turn @ New Furniture CentreRight turn onto Gerald Griffin StGreat William O’Brien StCommon’s RoadThomas Davis StWatercourse RoadBlackpool bypass
3 - Approx. 10M South of Traffic Lights @ Murphy’s Brewery corner, Leitrim St.Leitrim St,New RoadCamden QuayPatrick’s QuayPenrose QuayHorgan’s Quay
4 - Horgan’s Quay, Middle of walled gateway, just after first pole West of old splayed (also walled) gateway to CIE siteWater StLower Glanmire Road
5 - Approx. 15 m West of 2nd pole on left before Skew BridgeLower Glanmire RoadTivoli Dual carriageway (South side)1st Relay changeover by Tivoli flyover
6 - Approx. 15m after Belvedere lodge sign on dual-carriagewayTivoli Dual carriageway (South side)Midleton Parkway
7 - Approx. 20m before Tunnel roundabout, Approx. 3m beyond end of guard rail on right.Jack Lynch Tunnel (North/West bore)N25
8 - To be readjusted Sunday 20th May – should be between the top of the rise up from the Tunnel and the first major bend N25Slip Road to Mahon Point(Mahon Point road)
9 - Opposite Bowen gate (LHS) by PM offices(Mahon Point road)Skehard Road(Inchera Road)
10 - @ pedestrian entrance (LHS), Inchera Park, After St.Michael’s Cemetary(Inchera Road)Ringmahon Road2nd relay changeover on Ringmahon RoadCastle Road
11 - @ side gate, 15m North of Stella Maris, Castle Road (LHS), just before St. Luke’s HomeCastle RoadBlackrockMarina
12 - Opposite Leeward, Marina (LHS) (before Church Avenue), Just after grottoMarinaCentre Park Road
13 - 2m beyond bend @ Lee Rowing Club, just after turn in roadCentre Park RoadVictoria Road
13.1 - After 9th tree (close to JB Sports 5k finish), near Fuel depot entrance (RHS)
14 - @ South East pillar, Douglas Controls car park, Victoria Road (LHS)3rd Relay changeover on Victoria RoadVictoria RoadQuay,Albert StSouth Link
15 - On South Link, 18” before drain, approx. 50m before Bridge on South Douglas RoadSouth LinkSouth Douglas RoadCurragh RoadKinsale RoadTramore Road
16 - Opposite manhole by “Cottage”, Tramore Road, just after Tramore RoadFriar’s WalkConnolly RoadPearse Road
17 - Outside no 224 Pearse Road (LHS), by parking sign.Pearse RoadHartland’s AvenueGlasheen Road
18 - Outside “Flowers in Bloom”/”Klassic” opposite entrance to St. Finbarr’s Cemetary, Glasheen RoadGlasheen RoadLiam Lynch ParkWilton RoadModel Farm Road
19 - 3m East of pole between Mount Mercy and Dept Ag. Offices, opposite “Nephin”Model Farm Road4th Relay Changeover between Leesdale and Melbourne
20 - @ opening in wall on footpath @ Inchigaggin BridgeModel Farm Road
21 - @ bus stop, top of hill, @ guide dogsModel Farm Road
22 - Approx. 30m before “Slow” signModel Farm RoadCarrigrohane Road
23 - @ East side of JAWoods, InchigagginCarrigrohane Road
24 - Directly opposite Mutt & Jeff, County HallCarrigrohane RoadWestern Road
25 - South side of pedestrian bridge, Cumann na mBan Bridge (bet 6th and 7th light)Western RoadCumann na mBan WalkNorth MallPope’s QuayChristy Ring BridgeLavitt’s QuayPatricks St
26 - Flor Griffin’s Lavitt’s Quay
26.22 - Porter’s/Moderne, Patrick St

With thanks to John Quigley for the above info...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well done lads on that VERY comprehensive route. Keep up the good work John. It's a good little site you have here.