Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Results of the poll for the best 5k race in Cork in 2018

Friday, February 08, 2019

Results of the poll for the best 5k race in Cork in 2018

Thanks to all the people that took time to take part in the poll for the best 5k race in Cork in 2018. The winner by some margin was Togher AC with their 5k race over the Christmas period!

These were the nominations....
Togher 5k (Dec 2018)
Newmarket 5k (Dec 2018)
Cork BHAA John Buckley Sports 5k (May 2018)
Carrigtwohill 5k (Barrycourt Castle) (July 2018)
Dan Byrne Memorial 5k in Doneraile Park (June 2018)
Doneraile AC 5k (June 2018)
Emer Casey 5k in Youghal (Apr 2018)
Youghal AC 5k (July 2018)
Bweeng 5k (May 2018)
Conna 5k (Aug 2018)
Shandrum AC 5k (Dec 2018)
St.Lukes Home 5k in Mahon (Sept 2018)
Coolagown 5k (June 2018)
Rosscarbery Steam Engine 5k (Oct 2018)
Banteer 5k (July 2018)
Cheetah Run 5k in Fota Wildlife Park (May 2018)
Cloyne 5k (July 2018)

These are some of the comments left in the poll about the Togher 5k...

My first race :)
Great spirit at race
Best post race spread and great time of year to be out running off the turkey!
Excellent organisation accurate timing.
Stewards, pacers (albeit not very conspicuous), nice route and of course the spread afterwards
It was very well ran with a great course
It was really well organised. There were so many stewards throughout the course and the  food afterwards was fantastic.
Well organized
Fast course, nice t-shirt 
V well organised , great spirit and encouragement , plenty of marshalls
Always a great atmosphere despite the weather
Well organised
Atmosphere, location of course
Just a lovely run, good atmosphere post xmas and well organised with a good spread afterwards.
So well organised. Lovely route. Great comraderie throughout.
Organisation, goodie bag and food afterwards
Well organised
Great atmosphere. Caters to all levels. Best sandwiches ever!
great organisation, community vibe, charity donation and great atmosphere on the day.
Brilliantly organised great atmosphere lovely route. Lovely running top and refreshments too
Big crowd, nice course, and lovely t-shirt.  Even had  X small for women.
Well organised - great swag and great charity cause
Race pack and organisation
very well organised and run
good course and well supported throughout. Good organisation and the food after lovely
lovely route and great time of the year, well supported
Atmosphere and friendly organisarion
Flawless organisations, fast course.
Great course, challenging in parts & good spread afterwards!
Good time of year. Well organised. Fast route.
just the best
Well organised!
A great cause,,and very well organised
Great fun and well organised
Great marshalling and plenty of pacers.
Great festive 5km race with pacers
Lovely community feel, everyone was super friendly
Well organised. Fantastic goody bag and spread afterwards. Pacers. Great atmosphere.
Staff excellent safety the main issue tea cofffee for runners
Well organised. Good route
great spirit and hospitality
Well organised..
Great club
Great organisation,goodie bag and a fine feed afterwards
Well organized
Fantastic bunch
Fantastic atmosphere
I got my best time there! The route was really even - some minor inclined but very enjoyable
Organization and armosphere
Extremely well organized and great atmosphere
it is so well organised and a great time of year to get you kick started for the new year!!!
Very well organised. Great buzz on the day. Great spread afterwards.
Great organization
Encouragement recieved
The organisation at the number pick-up was so friendly and the atmosphere at the start/ finish lines was fantastic. I was also pleasantly surpirsed to see pacers for the race.
Organisation of the race and the route it took in
Great atmosphere
Great race nice course good time of the year
I am in that club. Great club.
Course, organisation and time of the year - good value
Great atmosphere & layout of the run
Suitable for all abilities. Warm and welcoming club members made it a very fun race
T-shirt amd goodie bag was excellent, great atmosphere
Excellent organistation!
Well organised. Great course.
It has a great spirit and sense of fun for all abilities. Wonderful to finish the year on a high.
Great route, fantastic day organised by the club.
Fantastic support. Brilliant organisation of event.
It is really friendly and great to get out at that time of year. They had pacers as well which is really helpful.
Togher athletics club are so encouraging.
Well organised nice run
Well run friendly event
Well organised, nice bit of flat and hill, great time of year!
Very well organized. The tech top was great. Very good course with loads of support along the way from the marshals. Great race for a beginner with varied terrain. Loved the sandwiches at the end too!
Great atmosphere and after run food and drinks. Consistently well organised each year.
Well organised
Slick organisation. Registration, parking and presentation all in close proximity. Good course
Well organised and loads of stewards
Atmosphere, organisations and festive atmosphere afterwards
It's on our door step
I've only done 2 on this list (won't say which one the other one is) but this one has a great atmosphere when going around it. The long sleeve top is a nice addition to the collection and the egg sandwiches are top notch after.
Great atmosphere, great pacers, great spread after.
Fab run,top support on Route the best
Lovely 5km after Christmas. Great crowd well organized well supported
Well run & well laid out course, friendly & knowledgeable stewards.
They is great help and a great run to do
Always well organised. Fairly flat course, with nice slight inclines and declines. Nice atmosphere and fairly competitive field to push you on. Always have gotten a P.B on this course(ran it 3 years in a row).
Well marshalled! Great stewards with positive support for runners! Great after event food and great buzz at the event overall
Great atmosphere
So well organised
Pacers and well organised
The organisation and atmosphere on the day was Fab.
Perfact time fantastic organising and all about fun??
For value for money, googie bag, long sleeve tec top, charity and food spread
Supporting local charity
It is a constant in that every year it is well Marshalled route is excellent and atmosphere is electric
Very well organized and great club members helping everyone out
Great race to end the year, the route is of the race is good, and not to hard to run, it's great to see the blood bikes also on the course.
fun, well run, great outcome for the charity
the participants
Great run and atmosphere
This race was stewarded extremely well. The organization was unbelievable. The goodie bags and t shirts were superb! The spread of food afterwards was second to none. And outstanding achievement to the club
It was great and well organized
Lively, fantastic sense of comradeship, a great way to motivate yourself for a new year of training
Great set up and amazing people helping out and kind
Very well organized
It was great
Look this race always good and well organised and great turnout .
Best 5k run cause best coarse and fast race
Brilliantly organised and great atmosphere.
Very well organised.
Pacers, top, goodie bag
Well organised, nice top, undulating course in the 1st half but nice and flat for the last 2k
well organised/good cause/quality field
Very well supported & organized
Fast course. Time of year
Most enjoyable run
Great atmosphere, time of tear, time of day, route, refreshments, stewarding, t shirt, price, support.
Great support.
Well organised. Nice course
Extremely well organized
Location  Great goodie bags
Loved the route and support. It was lovely race great after too food drinks well done
well organised, great location
Good organisation and course
Well organised good vibe
Really good organization- from registration to parking to course outlay to stewards along the way to support and encourage!!   The atmosphere was amazing - a really enjoyable 5k
It was a fast course and it got me a new PB !
V well organized. Nice time of year.
Great fun
Well organised.  Good route
Great route
It was the only one I ran
Well organized. Great course.
V well organised  Great post race refreshments
Great organisation, stewarding and wonderful atmosphere
Nice few downhills for good times.
Getting together over Christmas holidays with my friends
I loved well organized
Was very well organised, a lot of volunteers and stewards were clearly visible on the day. A grear spread afterwards and a nice full race pack complemented by a nice long sleeve t shirt which i was delighted to recieve. All done for a good cause too.
Always a great atmosphere
Great support and atmosphere
Very well run event with a bit of everything and of course a great cause! Will be doing it again for sure! ??
Really good and enthusiastic stewards. Excellent post race spread. Smooth running (of the event!).
Great time of year....right after Christmas. Also pacers were very visible. I was delighted to be able to keep up with 30k and do a PB.
Very well organized, great spread afterwards.
Very well organised, friendly volunteers, great numbers, good course
The organisation was very good and was an enjoyable route
Very well run event. Nicely timed over C’mas.
Well organised, nice T-shirt considering it is only €15 to enter.
Well organized
Nice and flat
Very well organised, nice course and a nice long sleeve
Atmosphere was great
Great atmosphere, good food after, lovely people, and a chance for the overs. Catagory to also win... Major plus for me
Great organization course and post race refreshments
Great course well organised
Organization,route,atmosphere and best snacks
Really enjoyed it
Great race and organisation from all involved at Togher A.C.
great race, well organised
I got my PB there this year, 6 mins off last years time & 2 mins off previous best
T-shirts, food, great craic cos everyone was happy cos it was Christmas
Well organised
Very friendly
Great organisation and atmosphere
Great atmosphere
Very well organized, long sleeve tee shirt included. Refreshments excellent and very hospitable.
Great route and really well organised
Excellently run event
Well organised run. Nice t shirt.  Big crowd.  Very social.
Great organisation
Number running, goody bag, split between good causes
So well organised
Well organised and fun
Great organisation, great route.
So well organized
Superb organization
Great atmosphere, great crowd
Good course, very good stewarding and great reception
This race has gone from strength to strength every year and no doubt that’s because of how well organized it is.
Great atmosphere!
Such a mix of people, ages, abilities, experience level, an all inclusive 5k for everyone. A friendly, welcoming club.
Pacers; amazing sandwiches; dozens of stewards
Very well organized-lovely top.  Great stewarding

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