Friday 23 December 2016


What some of our more adventurous members get up to over Christmas. Barry Williams , Mike Hallihan and friends ran up and down Carrauntoohil in under three hours. (Thanks to Siobhan Murphy for the photo.)
Make or Break Christmas
Midleton AC has the highest entry of members from any club in the country. Once again its great to see Athletics Ireland (AAI) clubs as the only clubs listed. Remember also no transfers are allowed as this can play havoc with the overall results.
Ballycotton Running Promotions Publish Entry List for 40th Ballycotton 10, Sunday March 12th 2017
Last week, Ballycotton Running Promotions published the list of entries for the 40th Ballycotton 10 on its website, There are a record 4,061 athletes registered for the 2017 event, which will be held in the small east Cork fishing village of Ballycotton.
The list, in PDF format, is on the Ballycotton Running Promotions website:
Ballintotis Relay tomorrow Tuesday (See previous posts.)
Ger O'Regan flying as usual in Belgooly on St Stephen's Day. There was also some very fine running from Kevin Smith, Sinead Ivers, Donie O'Connell  2nd O/60 and Kathleen O'Connell.
Maire and Eugene at the Goal Mile in Doneraile Park on
Christmas Day
The Captains Run for Marymount
670 euro raised
(The largest amount ever and still open for donations.)
What a morning the largest crowd ever for the Captains Run. Congratulations to Capt. Anna Doris and her main crew of Edmond O'Sullivan and Vice Captain Mark Walsh.
There was well over a hundred people there and how wonderful to see families taking part. Well done everyone ye make this club the great club that it is and a great way to end our 50th anniversary.
 Thanks again one and all.Danny


Wishing all our members a very happy Christmas and don't forget there are lots of runs on and around to help get rid of the extra feeding.

Club Captains Run on Christmas Eve at 10 am meet Barryscourt Castle Carrigtwohill. ( See previous posts)

Goal Mile on Christmas Day (All Morning) CIT, Conna, Youghal etc always great fun and a chance to get a correctly timed Mile and meet friends.

Belgooly 4 Mile Always a great event that has been going strong for many years Again a great day out.

The Dick Copithorne Memorial Run

Belgooly Annual 4 Mile Road Race

St. Stephen’s Day – 12 noon  2016

Belgooly Athletic Club promotion

Main Sponsor – Bandon Co-op

Entry Fee : €10

Early entries taken in The Huntsman Bar between 7 – 8pm Thursday 22nd December.

 50% of the profits will be donated to the Bowel Cancer Treatment support fund at Cork University Hospital.

Accurate Course

Open to all Athletes, Joggers, Fun-Runners & Walkers

A.A.I. Permit  Granted

Entries and Changing Facilities in Belgooly GAA grounds

Entries will be taken till 11.45am


First 5 men, First 3 men O/40, O/45, O/50, O/55, O/60, O/65, O/70, First Junior man

First 5 Ladies, First 3 Ladies O/35, O/40, O/45, O/50, O/55, O/60, First Junior Lady

First Wheelchair Athlete.


One prize per Athlete

Further Details John Copithorne 086-1713500

Eugene McVeigh 087-2192675

Belgooly AC website or Facebook page

For Health & Safety reasons no dogs, buggies or headphones allowed