Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice : Midleton 5 mile road race - Thurs 2nd May 2019

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Notice : Midleton 5 mile road race - Thurs 2nd May 2019

The annual Midleton 5 mile road race is coming up this year on Thursday the 2nd of May 2019 at 8pm. This is organised by Midleton AC and is always a popular race with runners in Cork.

Weather update : Please note that a weather front with rain is likely to pass over Cork at around 4 to 6pm. The forecast is from dry conditions at 8pm.

Chip Timed, Free goodie bag for all entries. Online Entry fee €10.

Race entry fee on the night is also €10.


All those who pre-enter will be put into a draw for a free nights stay at the Kinsale Hotel & Spa.

The conveniently located Market Green Shopping Centre with ample parking will serve as the race night HQ for number collection, post-race refreshments & prize giving.

From Midleton AC...The Joe Hourighan Memorial 5 Mile Road Race cup will go to first  across the line with 50 additional prizes on the night worth over €1500; top 5 male & female finishers, top 3 M40-45-50 & F35-40-45, top 2 M55-60 & F50-55; 1st M65-70 & F60-65, WC, MJ, FJ; 1st Midleton AC M & F

We are offering additional €100 prize to top male and female finisher if they manage to break the current course records, 24m20s (male) and 27:30 (female)

We will also have pacers for the following finish times... 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60 mins. 

This is an AAI licensed race taking place over open public roads. For your own safety, we do not permit headphones to ensure you can always hear the stewards and to be aware of your fellow runners around you.

Race HQ...The race HQ like last year is in the Market Green Shopping Centre in Midleton.

There is plenty of parking there and it's pretty close to the start and finish lines.

You'll find details of the race HQ with maps, directions and race preview HERE

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