very special edition of our Midleton 5 mile road race will take place on
Thursday the 6th May 2021.
due to the pandemic and the ongoing restrictions that are still in place our
race will be very different this year.
We ask members to register online using the button below.
Depending on public health recommendations and on the running
abilities of individual runners, competitors will be put into groups of
two or more before our race Thursday
6th May. These groups will then be given a specific start time between 6.30pm
We plan on using your times from our Midleton race series to team
you up with another runner(s) but the entry form has a comment box for
runners that wish to specify start times that don't
suit, or to change predicted finish times or to specify a desire to run with a
specific person, in a specific group or
indeed if you simply want to run on your own.
it’s possible at all we will oblige.
A Midleton AC registration table will be located outside the
Midleton Fitness Gym near the start line on Dwyers road. Runners are asked
to sign in here (but please register
online). Please wear a mask while at the registration table
Race starts and finishes at the usual Midleton 5 start and
finishing places. We will have personnel at start and finish lines.
Once finished, please return to the Registration table to register
your time, to get water & chocolate bar, to collect your belongings and
to pick up your special
commemorative Midleton Snood.
A number of prizes specific to this race will be presented when
it’s safe to do so but the two prestigious Midleton 5 cups will be
presented at our next training session
(which we expect will be on the following Monday 10th May).
Spot prizes have been arranged and will be given out on the night!
There will be a €10 entry fee for this event (please register
online) with all of the money raised being used to pay for the various
with running this race and indeed the race series. In the event of there being
any additional funds remaining it will all be donated
to a local charity.
Club members that are not in Midleton on Thursday 6th can run the race
virtually and will be eligible for any of the prizes apart
cups! The winning cups are specific to runners that run on the course on that
Please inform the club if you’re available to marshal as a steward for
any half hour / hour period on the night. The areas where personnel
are needed include the start and finish line, the
area by the roundabout near Gaelscoil and at the farm near mile 2.
you all for your help and cooperation in this and we look forward to welcoming
you all, in a socially distant and safe way, on Thursday 6th May.
Formed in 1966 Midleton Athletic Club is one of the few clubs in the Cork area that has both a juvenile section and a senior section as well. This blog will deal with the senior section. The senior section has a wide variety of members ranging from members in mid seventies to just out of juvenile. It is proud to boast that two of our members represented Ireland in the Olympic Games. Whilst most members nowadays seem to favour road running over the complete variety of distances from 3Km to marathon and beyond also X Country and track and field as well. There is an active social side to the club. Anyone wishing to join is welcome to try out for a session before committing to the club. The club trains on Mondays from 6pm in the Midleton College All Weather Cricket Field and on Wednesdays @ 6.30 meeting at the Community Centre also on Thursday's at the Co Op Market Green at 9pm. Other group runs are organised amongst members during the week. New members are welcome anytime. Phone 0872403940
Contact Senior Section enquiries email email@example.com or phone 0872403940
(For information on Juvenile Section please ring 0830767876