Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Results of the Poll for the Best 5 mile race in Cork in 2018

Monday, February 18, 2019

Results of the Poll for the Best 5 mile race in Cork in 2018

Thanks to everyone for took part in the poll for the best 5 mile road race in Cork in 2018.

These were the contenders...

Coachford 5 mile (July 2018)
Kinsale Regatta 5 mile (Aug 2018)
GR8KM in Mitchelstown (Aug 2018)
Millstreet 5 mile (June 2018)
Cork BHAA Army-Navy 5 mile (Oct 2018)
Midleton 5 mile (May 2018)
Carrigaline 5 mile (Feb 2018)
Churchtown 5 mile (Aug 2018)
Skibbereen 5 mile (Nov 2018)

As can be seen above, the Coachford 5 mile road race topped the poll! This one was pretty much a two horse race with Midleton not too far behind in second place.

Here are some of the comments left for the Coachford 5 mile race...

Lovely course + very well organised.
Best run
Very well organised & great fun for the non professional runners
It has everything and very well run.
Fun and well organized
Great atmosphere and spread after the race and a very inclusive race.
very well organised.
Incredibly well organised and beautiful route.
Very well organised.
Brilliant course well organised
Great event well organised great food, loved the organiser jerh o Sullivan.
Very well organised and the refreshments are top class after the race.
Well planned
Lovely race with great local support
Great community spirit
Efficiently run,  great atmosphere,  great refreshments.
Well organized great atmosphere
Great race
Great race very well organized and great atmosphere at the finish line
I’ve ran this race for years it’s a great race and everyone involved are great to deal with
Best organised race. Well marshalled
Very well ran .
Its local great cause and a race fit for everyone
Friendly and great atmosphere
Nice location, well organized
The sense of community involved in its organisation
Because Jerh organized it
Well organised
Because Jerh O’Sullivan is involved in it and he’s brilliant!!
Amazing views
Very well run and good information.
Very well organized
Well Organised and a testing 5miler
Well organised
Great location
Well organized
Great atmosphere
well organised, and challenging route, and lovely sandwiches!!
Excellent event well organised
Atmosphere and organisation
Great local athmosphere
It's great well supported
Done by my daughter Caitriona and her running friends The Bweeng Blazers.
Best course. Great facilities,  changing, showering, parking. Great hospitality afterwards. Great atmosphere. Extremely well run
Great atmosphere
Great fun
Good atmosphere
The determination and work the locals put in is second to none. Only a matter of few years ago this race never existed and the turn out and interest to this event is amazing. Well and truly deserved by all.
Good course, well organised
Very Well organised and the volunteers were very facilitating
Good organisation and great competitors
Best team
a great event great value and a lovely course. Always well supported
Well laid out, safe and great atmosphere
Excellent route, so well organised!!
Community involvement was obvious, festival atmosphere, lovely.
Very well organised and great course
Very well organised race.  I am only a hope to finish kind if runner but it didn't seem to matter here that you were a bit of a plodder and not a great runner.  Fab set up afterwards in the local hall.  Well done everyone involved cos it is a lot of work
Great atmosphere, great food, nice course
Route, Spread after and Showers
Great atmosphere and a scenic route
Good atmosphere. Good route. Well organised
Very well run and good route
Local and great views!
Lovely route and well run
Very well organised, very well supported
Very well organised good route great atmosphere
Great atmosphere, challenging course, great spread after
Brings everyone together as a community
Its well organised, good prizes, good route and great atmosphere.
Well organised and fun!!
Great atmosphere organised well
So well organised
Time of the year and countryside
Very well organised
Extremely well organized race. There is excellent management of an annually growing crowd, nice goodie bag and nice prize selection to appeal to the local and non local alike- well done everyone!
So well organised. The tea and sandwiches after were great too
Well organized
Great challange
Well organised race. Lovely route.
Organisation was very good! Great atmosphere! Good community
Well organised, great stewards
Very well run, great committee and good route
Really well organised. Lots of community spirit
great course  very well organised  fantastic atmosphere just a great evening
Fantastically organized race
Well organised & challenging course.
Lovely course. Well organised. Nice unexpected goody bag
Very well run
Superbly organised and met great people along the way. Well done Coachford. 
It's just so well run from start to finish...
A great opportunity to take lots of photographs & more and more are running every year.
Great support out locally, chip and time excellent
So well organised, great route, t-shirt / goodie bag overall fantastic 5 mile !
Best race I attended last year ,very well organised
Best organized
Good route, good atmosphere, great run, good terrain
Excellent safe course, Well run, plenty of stewards, excellent facilities and great atmosphere.
Organisation. Good surface. Great buzz.
So well organised
Great race. Well organised.
well organised and super food after great prizes. very good mc at the finish line.
Great local effort
Great event great support from all the locals nice course and great spread after
Tough course, we'll organized
lovely route & location, great community involvment - street lined with supporters, great spread after in hall, stewarts were so helpful and cheerful

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