Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice : Cloyne 5km road race - Thurs 18th July 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Notice : Cloyne 5km road race - Thurs 18th July 2019

The annual Cloyne 5km road race takes place in East Cork on Thursday, the 18th of July 2019 at 8pm.

As races go, this is a reasonably flat and fast course. There are no real hills as such, just a few short sections where the road rises by a few metres at most. Outside of the Centre Park Road course in Cork City, it doesn't get much flatter. If you want to try for a fast 5k time, then this is the one to do.

If you are coming from the Cork city, then Cloyne is just a 22-25 minute drive from the Jack Lynch tunnel. Considering the number of runners within say a 30 minute drive of it, the race is likely to attract a large crowd.

From the organisers...The race will be chip timed, and the route (start/finish) and HQ all remain the same as last year. Registrations on the day of the race will open in the School from 3.00pm for anyone that wishes to enter earlier in the day.

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

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