Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice…John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler - Sat 9th Sept 2017

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Notice…John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler - Sat 9th Sept 2017

Here is another one for the diaries. The John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler race is coming up on Saturday the 9th of September 2017 at 6pm. This is the fourth year of this particular event and this year, the race HQ is Shandon Boat Club on the Marina.

Located in the heart of Cork City, this is going to be popular with a lot of runners. 10 miles is a favourite distance for a lot of people as can be seen by the huge numbers doing the various 10 milers like Dungarvan and Ballycotton in the Spring.

As 10 mile courses go, this is up there with the fastest of them and takes in the flat walkways around Mahon and Blackrock.

Preview.......A full preview of the course can be seen here.. 

The entry of €25 includes a dry-fit top. Just make sure you enter online to be sure.

Here is how to enter.....

1) John Buckley Sports.......Just call into the shop and enter. It is just across the river from the Opera House in the heart of Cork City.

2) Online via EventMaster....Click HERE

Race website >

The race is being organised by St,Finbarr's AC. Their website is

Info from the organisers...

Title: John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler
When: 6.00 pm Saturday September 9th 2017
Where: Marina, Cork City
Race HQ: Shandon Boat Club

Description: St Finbarr's AC hosts the 2017 'John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler' on Saturday September 9th at 6.00 pm, proudly supported by SuperValu and Ó'Crualoaí.

This years' race sees a return to the Saturday evening format and will be run on the same course as last year - starting on the Marina taking in the Lough Mahon Loop returning in the old railway line and finishing on the Marina. A flat fast course which will prove popular with both fun and elite runners alike...

This years' race will incorporate chip timing, will be accurately measured by Jones Counter and will serve as the Cork Athletics 10 Mile Championship. There will be a €3,000 total prize fund.

Prize-giving, tea, coffee, sandwiches and of course cake will be served afterwards in Shandon Boat Club.

Proceeds from the race will be used as a fundraiser for St Finbarr's AC, Cork Penny Dinners and Breakthrough Cancer Research.

Entry fee for first 700 entries includes our bespoke technical race T-shirt.

Entry fee structure:
Full entry until 6th September: €25
Entries accepted on the day in John Buckley Sports from 10.00 am -2.00 pm subject to availability

Registration and collection of race numbers from:
John Buckley Sports Saturday 9th September 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
Shandon Boat Club Saturday 9th September 4.00 pm to 5.45 pm

entries online at:
or by post or in person John Buckley Sports, Mulgrave Road, Camden Quay, Cork

Further information on:

Facebook: CorkCity10Miler

or call into John Buckley Sports, Mulgrave Road, Camden Quay, Cork City

more information on our charity partners can be found at:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hands down the best event I did in 2016. Gutted I can't make it this year, great course.