Archive for July, 2017

John Buckley Sports Cork City 10 Miler – Early Bird €20

Friday, July 21st, 2017

This years’ race sees a return to the Saturday evening format and will be run on the same course as last year – starting on The Marina taking in the Lough Mahon Loop, returning via the old railway line and finishing on The Marina. A flat fast course which will prove popular with both fun and elite runners alike…

This years’ race will incorporate Chip Timing, be accurately measured by Jones Counter and will serve as the Cork Athletics 10 Mile Road Championship. There will be a €3,000 total prize fund. Prize-giving, tea, coffee, sandwiches and of course cake will be served afterwards in Shandon Boat Club. Proceeds from the race will be used as a fundraiser for St. Finbarr’s A.C., Cork Penny Dinners and Breakthrough Cancer Research.

(Until July 31st)


Great day out at the National Masters T&F Champs 2017

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Denis Coughlan National T&F Silver medallist in the M/35 800m

The AAI National Masters T&F Championships 2017 took place on Sunday, July 7th last. A small group of seven BARRS athletes made the long trip to Tullamore and enjoyed a very successful day out. Michael Murphy was the star performer with a double Gold in the M/60 800m & 1500m. Martina Kiely was a Silver medallist in the F/35 800m and a Bronze in the 1500m. Denis Coughlan grabbed a Silver in the M/35 800m with a superb sub 2-minute run. Sandra Hickson was a surprise Bronze in the F/35 Shot Putt competing against a very strong field. Club chairman, Eamonn McEvoy completed the medals haul with a Bronze in the M/60 3000m. Donal  Murray put in some creditable performances in the M/40 Shot Putt, 200m & 400m and Enda Kiernan had to contend with a very strong field in the M/40 1500m. A big well done to all!