Friday, 30 July 2021

CONNA 5Km (in Ballynoe)

What a great feeling it was tonight Friday to see and feel the return of real racing in Ballynoe. To see so many friend out there running was a pure joy. There was a great crowd there mostly club runners but all levels were present.

We had a fine crew out and all ran really well over what is a tough course and having ran it on Monday I can vouch for that. Ger O'Regan was our first man home with another spectacular run. The run of the night must go to Margaret Twohig who was late arriving having gone to Conna (like several others) she started well after the others had gone but made some great headway passing lots to finish well up the field.


Sunday, 25 July 2021

 Grange Fermoy 4 Mile

The Grange Fermoy 4 Mile Road Race was held on Sunday morning in very hot conditions. Very well organised as we have come to expect We had two runners there and both had very fine runs Ger O'Regan who did 24.27 (chip time) and was 2nd O/50 and Joseph Power who did 31.35 (chip time) and came 2nd O/65. These are fine time for such very hot conditions. Well done guys.

Saturday, 24 July 2021

GOLD In The Munster U23 Championships For

Frank O'Brien 

Frank O'Brien struck GOLD again this morning his second GOLD in under four days. Frank won the U23 Munster Championships 1500m in 4.08 just one second off his PB. Considering the wind that was there and the heat that is there also that is some great running.

Well done once again Frank doing yourself and your club proud.

Thursday, 22 July 2021

St Catherines AC Conna 5Km

This open 6pm on Thursday evening TODAY so get in early if you want to get in Details on their FB Page

Note there is a team prize for a team of four outside the top four. Why noy get a team together .


Wednesday, 21 July 2021

East Cork 5Km Track Championships MTU

A Clean Sweep Of Victories For Midleton AC Men

Some class running was to be seen on Wednesday evening on the MTU Track where the East Cork 5Km Championships took place. In race one we had three runners and Frank O'Brien ran a beautiful race where he led from start to finish accompanied by two East Cork runners for a lot of the race with over a lap to go Frank ran clean away from them and went on to win in fine style. John Hennessy and Henry Millward also ran and both had fine runs on a very hot evening.

In race number two Ger O'Regan also led from start to finish and at no stage was there any doubt but that he was in control all the way Making it extra hard on himself when he had no one challenging him. 

So all in all it was a great evening for the club making it a clean sweep in both men's races. A huge THANK YOU to Carrignavar AC who organised the event and gave up their track time to facilitate it.


Sunday, 18 July 2021


Club member Barry Aherne and Mike Hallihan who races up Carrauntoohil yesterday in that blazing heat. Barry did a time of 2,45 and at times the heat was 28 degrees. Well done lads.

Sprint Triathlon In Whitegate

Well done to our members who did this in the heat on Sunday.

Sally Drennan, Mike Dorney, Catherine Sheridan and Dean Wilson.

Sally who is just back from injury was 6th and Catherine who is training for the long distance Hardman was 8th. It was Mike's first triathlon and what a day to make his debut in the soaring temperatures.

Friday, 16 July 2021


Some mighty fine running tonight Friday once again from Ger O'Regan clocking 18.52 which considering the heat that is there is really excellent. Club member Amanda Cooney also ran there having a fine run also.


Tuesday, 13 July 2021



SENIOR 5000m



(Hosted by Carraig na Bhfear A.C.)


Wednesday, 21st July 2021 at MTU Track


RACE ONE-  Athletes with a predicted time of under 19 minutes

 Start time 8.10 pm sharp


RACE TWO-   Athletes with a predicted time of over 19 minutes

                    Start time 8.30 pm sharp


Medals to the first 3 women.

 Medals to the first 3 men based on fastest times over the two races.


Pre entry only from Club Competition Secretaries to  Closing date Tuesday 20th July 10 pm.  When entering please include name of  athlete, athlete’s club and choice of race (one or two).. 


Races confined to AAI registered athletes with clubs  affiliated to the East Cork Athletics Division.


Entry Fee  €5.00.  payable on  night at check-in.  Check in outside entrance gate, along side track storage hut at 200m start from 7 pm.


Strictly no admission to the track before 8 pm, athletes in race one should warm up outside and be ready to enter the track at 8 pm.



Chairperson-   Martin Drake           Tel.  086 2129367         Hon. Sec.     Tim Twomey         Tel. 024 93078

Hon. Treas.-    William O’Mahony  Tel.  086 8402825            PRO-       Owen Corcoran Tel. 086 8603530

Midleton AC athletes must send their entries to 

Sally Drennan



Monday, 5 July 2021


Great fun was had at training on Monday evening when we had the club relay. A big thank you to Louise Barry who suggested it and even supplied the batons. We had a great crowd taking part and everyone enjoyed themselves When you hear people saying "my legs are like jelly" coming off the track you know you are after a good training session. The winning team were Paul O'Reilly, Helen Gilroy and Mark Walsh but we had members of all levels taking part and thanks to all for making it such a FUN NIGHT.
Thanks also to Club Captain Declan Dorgan who selected the teams.

A certain former lady Captain who shall remain nameless (she is from Mayo) suggested we have an Egg and Spoon Race but so far we have only one taker Bernie who has even offered to supply the eggs.

Seriously though if anyone has any ideas please let Declan or any committee member know and we will be happy to take them on board if practical and possible.