Wednesday, 31 May 2023


Midleton meets Middleton!

Midleton AC invites our club members + friends/families to the old Oak on Olivier Plunkett after the marathon on Sunday where we will meet up with our new friends from the Middleton running club in Manchester. A place has been reserved for us from 1.30 and finger food will be served a little later....a full bar menu is also available.
All welcome runners and supporters. Let's show our namesakes what a friendly club we are.

Late Result
Well done to Neilus Aherne who won 1st O/65 in the Ardmore 5 Mile last Friday night.

Trail Running

What else would you be doing on a sunny evening? We had a lovely and relaxed run in the Castlemartyr Woods.
 Glenbower Woods Killeagh next week. 

Tuesday, 23 May 2023

John Buckley 5Km

A huge crown of around nine hundred runners turned up on a beautiful evening for running on Tuesday in the Marina. Our first lady home was Vicki Spiteri who finished 3rd O/35 and took a Team Prize with HSE also and keeping it in the family Paul Spiteri was our first man home. Ian Kohler was our other prizewinner taking 3rd O/75. It was wonderful to see 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in all categories and it certainly helped draw the great crowds with some tough battles being fought.

 We had lots of members there and apologies to anyone I missed in the photos.



 SUMMER time is TRAIL RUNNING time 😃

Weekly sessions will start again this week on Thursday 6.30pm.

THIS WEEK: Rostellan woods near Aghada, meet at the car park, see map below.

Trail difficulty: 6/10, trail runners advised
Hills: 2/10
Scenery: 7/10

Once I am back I will circulate a full list of trails for the next few weeks.

No need to reply on WhatsApp, just turn up. All welcome, any pace.

Dropped pin

Thursday, 18 May 2023

East Cork Division Upcoming Events

The East Cork Division Senior, Junior and Masters T&F Championships will take place in Carraig na Bhfear on Tuesday 20th June. Athletes can enter on the night. Please see the following link for more information.


The National League Preliminary Round (Senior Men & Women) takes place in Dublin (venue to be confirmed) on Sunday June 25th. This year there will be just one Preliminary Round with a Final taking place in Tullamore on Sunday August 13th.

We have previously entered Womens and Mens East Cork Divisional Teams for this competition and we would like to assemble teams again this year. 

Can I get a point of contact from each club who have athletes interested in competing and I'll be in contact.

Please see the link below for more information.

If anyone has any questions please send me a mail or give me a call on 089-6039607

Kind Regards

John Hennessy

FOTA 5Km Eagle AC

A huge crowd was in Fota on Thursday evening and great to see so many from the club there as Eagle AC are great supporters of our own race. Our first runner home was Kevin Smith (going so fast I nearly missed him) closely followed by Christopher McCarthy. Our first lady was Sheila Buckley whilst Michelle Dorney got a PB a fitting result with all the hard training she is putting in. Well done all.


Saturday, 13 May 2023

Run Killarney

A couple of our members ventured over the county bounds today to do Run Killarney. Tony Murray used it as a training run for Cork doing a few miles before and after. Thanks to Sharon for the photos.


Thursday, 11 May 2023

Youghal 5Km

 Three 2nds for the Men and one 1st for the Ladies

Once again some great results from the Youghal 5Km on Thursday evening .One of the best organised races around with a spread as good as our own after.

We saw some fine running with John Hennessy our first man home and coming 2nd O/50. John Cashman came 2nd O/55 and Neilus Aherne 2nd O/65.

Our first lady home was Eileen Leahy and our only Lady prize winner was Joan McCarthy who took 1st O/65

Well done all and well done Youghal AC on a great night.