Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Looking ahead to the Cork BHAA Leisureworld 5 mile race in Ballincollig next Wed 28th Aug 2013

Monday, August 26, 2013

Looking ahead to the Cork BHAA Leisureworld 5 mile race in Ballincollig next Wed 28th Aug 2013

One of the big races coming up this week is the Cork BHAA Leisureworld 5 mile road race in Ballincollig to the west of Cork City. A main feature of this race is just the ease of access. With the new flyovers on the South Ring Road now open, it's very easy to get to.

As with all Cork BHAA races, the entry fee for registered runner is just €5 with €8 for non-reg runners.

Details from LeisureWorld...LeisureWorld BHAA 5mile Road Race is coming up in Ballincollig Wed 28th August 7.30pm start. Chip Timing is being provided at no extra charge by LeisureWorld, with entry as usual on the night. Anyone not running that night who can volunteer 6pm-9pm, will get a free entry to the Rebel Run 10km on October 20th. email or call Shane on 021 4346505 for more info.

LeisureWorld are one of the main fitness centres in Cork City with facilities in Churchfield on the north side of the city and in Bishopstown next to the CIT campus..........Leisureworld, Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Cork. Website:

Registration for the race is at Supernova in Ballincollig.
Registration opens at 6.15pm and closes at 7:15pm.
Changing facilities are available in Supernova.
Refreshments as per usual with BHAA races, so tea and sandwiches in Supernova afterwards. 

From the organisers.....Supernova are offering a service to drop & run. Kids aged 4-12yrs can be dropped in and looked after 6pm-9pm where they can play & be supervised while you are running. The charge is €5 per child.This service has nothing to do with Cork BHAA & LeisureWorld & prior booking should be made direct with Supernova on 021 4826905

Crunch Food Company will have their van on site from 5pm for anyone looking to buy a great tasting healthy snack before or for after.

Preview......A full preview of the course with maps, directions, photos, description, etc can be seen HERE

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