Sub 3:20 time for RTE reporter Brian O'Connell in the 2024 Seville Marathon
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
50m ago
In a previous post, I reported on the fast marathon time of 2h 12m posted by Ryan Creech at the 2024 Seville Marathon. Ryan wasn't the only Cork runner on the course as RTE reporter Brian O'Connell of Togher AC was also in the marathon event and just nipped under the 3h 20m barrier with a chip time of 3h 19m 29s.Corcaigh Ab ..read more
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Book: Bend, Don't Break A Memoir of Endurance ...by Frank O'Meara
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
14h ago
Frank O'Meara is a three time Irish Olympian with two Gold medals in the World Indoor Championships in the 3000m.He has written a book titled Bend Don't Break, A Memoir of Endurance and it is published by O'Brien Press. You can find more information at this link if you're interested... https://obrien.ie/bend-dont-break ..read more
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Notice: IMRA Mushera-Boggeraghs 11km race - Sun 3rd Mar 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
1d ago
IMRA are holding an 10.8km trail and mountain race on Sunday 3rd March 2024 in the Boggeragh Mtns. While it's called the 'Mushera-Boggeraghs' event, it would probably better be described as a run/walk up to the summit of Musheramore mountain and back down again.The total ascent is 500m so it's not too difficult but it's certainly a step up from the IMRA trail races in the various woods.For those ..read more
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Guest Post: Personal Best 20k time for Kate Veale in Spain ...by James Veale
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
2d ago
PB FOR KATE VEALE IN SPAINAfter winning her 7th National Senior indoor title the previous week, it was onto Spain for Kate Veale for the National Spanish 20 k race walking championships which were held in the city of Zaragoza on Sunday 25th February 2024.Conditions were ideal for racing with a full program of juvenile and senior races for what is one of worlds strongest race walking nations. Kate ..read more
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Results of the Kinsale 10-mile road race - Sun 25th Feb 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
3d ago
Top 5 men & women...Bib Pos. Name Club AG Chip Time Gun Time  1220 1 Tim O DONOGHUE East Cork A.C. M 0:52:05 0:52:05  340 2 Evan FITZGERALD M 0:52:57 0:52:57  138 3 Sergiu CIOBANU Clonliffe Harriers A.C. M40 0:53:38 0:53:39  1171 4 Mark WALSH Leevale A.C. M 0:55:13 0:55:13  587 5 Kristaps LIEPINS Watergrasshill A.C. M 0:56:42 0:56:431221 29 Aoife COOKE Eagle ac F 1 ..read more
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Results of the 5k parkruns in Cork - Sat 24th Feb 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
4d ago
Results of the 5k parkruns around the county on Saturday 24th February 2024. Approximately 1000+  runners and walkers took part in the 10 events in Co Cork.Report... It was a lovely Spring morning for this weeks 5k parkruns in Co Cork with blue skies and sunshine. Even though it was 6 deg C in the shade, it felt a few degrees warmer in the morning sunshine.There was a big jump in numbers ..read more
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Guest Post: The Greatest Post never written ...by Pat Walsh
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
5d ago
 ** The Greatest Post never written **The plan was simple. The collective wisdom of the best sporting coaches of the last 50 years. The melodic inspiration of Sia and the Lyrics of her songs that help us move. The evocative descriptions of nature from the great Patrick Kavanagh that mean so much as we run the roads.Marry them all together and I will get something special.Crank ..read more
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Running in Cork Newsletter - 23rd Feb 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
5d ago
Summary of Newsletter...Weekend Weather:Weekend events:Parkrun News:Race News: Banteer 5-mile / Cork BHAA MTU 5k / Kerry Way Ultra Accommodation / Belfast Marathon sells out / Naas 10-mile sells out / Help wanted for CobhIn Other News: John Brady RIP / Midleton Greenway to open reminder / Half-Marathons in IrelandTraining Programmes:Countdown TimerSome of the posts on the Running in Cork blog ..read more
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Friday Jigsaw: Carrigaline 5m - Feb 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
5d ago
For this weeks online jigsaw, we have a photo of John Meade and Hannah Steeds, the winners of the 2024 Carrigaline 5-mile road race.This one is for the jigsaw aficionados as it has 450 pieces. You can find it HERE ..read more
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Cork runner Ryan Creech runs 2h 12m marathon in Seville - Feb 2024
Cork Running Blog
by John Desmond
6d ago
At the Seville marathon in Spain on Sunday 18th Feb 2024, Cork runner Ryan Creech managed to finish the 42.2km course in an impressive time of 2h 12m 28s.That time is an improvement of 35-seconds on the time of 2:13:03 that he set at the same event in 2023. Ryan's time keeps him in 11th spot on the all time Irish performance list...1 2:09:49 Stephen Scullion London 4 Oct 20202 2:09:56 John ..read more
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