Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Notice: Cork BHAA MTU 5k - Sun 3rd March 2024

Monday, January 29, 2024

Notice: Cork BHAA MTU 5k - Sun 3rd March 2024

 The Cork BHAA MTU 5k is coming up on Sunday the 3rd of March 2024 at 10am.

The entry fee is just €5 for registered BHAA runners and €10 for non-registered. You enter on the morning of the race.

There will also be a free MTU towel for the first 400 to register on the morning of the race.

Some key points...
  • All parking will be in the tiered car parks.
  • Registration/catering & prizegiving will take place in the MTU Arena and there will be pedestrian access from the tiered car parks.
  • Entry is on the day, no pre-entry.
  • Shower facilities will be available in the MTU Arena.
  • The Start of the race will be around the main entrance to the tiered carpark/swimming pool roundabout.
  • The Finish will be close to the MTU Arena.
  •  The 5k is for over 16’s only.
Update from the organisers: "We are asking runners to bring their own reusable cup for refreshments after the race. MTU recently marked the launch of it’s Ditch the Disposables campaign across all MTU campuses. This involves removing single-use cups from all canteens as part of it’s commitment to environmental sustainability. "

Course... There is a slight change in the course this year and it's shown below...

The first km is mostly on a public road and this gives the field a chance to thin out it goes onto the Greenway behind MTU. It's a pretty flat course and there are no real hills to speak of. 

This is always a popular event and should get a good turnout.

More info after the race launch...

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