FAQs

You can collect your race pack on Friday 21st August between 10:00 and 17:00 from John Buckley Sports, 9 Mulgrave Rd, Camden Quay, Shandon, Cork. - Collection at Race HQ Cork City Hall on race day 14:00 to 16:00
There is a bag drop area in Race HQ at Cork City Hall. One small bag per person is permitted. Please do not place valuable items, or items that may be easily damaged, in your baggage. Any discarded clothing will be given to charity.
17:30 sharp on Saturday 22 August 2020. Please arrive at the start line early, we would recommend to be there by 17:00 at the latest.
There is a Q Park located at Cork City Hall. Book Online with Q Park Cork City Hall. Street parking is also available in and around the area. Please arrive well in advance of race start time and follow the direction of our stewards.
Yes, there is a prize fund for the race with all race categories included. Top female and male prizes. Prize details to be confirmed in early 2020.
The course is flat, fast and picturesque with the majority of the route on the banks of the Lee.
Yes. There will be pacers every 5 minutes from 60 minutes to 100 minutes
The race is open to runners, fun runners, joggers, and wheelchair athletes. Minimum age 18.
Entries can be made online on this webiste or in person at John Buckley Sports, Mulgrave road, Cork.
Race Director: PJ Walsh T: 086 0226863 E: info@corkcity10miler.com St. Finbarr’s AC Committee E: compsec@stfinbarrsac.com W: stfinbarrsac.com
The course is marked in miles.
Yes, there will be 2 water stations on the course. (mile 4 and mile 7). Do not throw bottles or rubbish over fences or walls, dispose of litter responsibly after each water stop at bins provided 200 metres beyond each water station or else drop your rubbish at the next mile marker. Please do not throw fuel/gel wrappers on the course. Take all rubbish with you as far as the next mile marker, a designated bin area or to the finish line. Leave no trace!
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to support runners along the route but must obey stewards. Public health and safety are of paramount importance for the event. All necessary measures are being put in place to facilitate the smooth running of the race. If you have any further queries regarding public safety, stewarding etc., please contact us. Bicycles and motorised vehicles are forbidden on the course with the exception of official event vehicles.
Female: 57:21 (2019 Aoife Cooke) Male: 49:39 (2017 Mark Hanrahan)
Yes. Your race bib number contains a built in timing chip. In order for same to work you must wear your race number TO THE FRONT. Your race number is your timing chip, keep this exposed as much as possible. Your official results will be posted online shortly after the event.
Absolutely, volunteers are an essential part of making the event run smoothly. Please contact us if you are interesting in lending a hand on the day and we will assign you to be part of the support team in areas including baggage reclaim, helping out at water stations, supporting the participants etc. We’d love to hear from you, please get in touch. If your part of a community, sports or social group who would be interested in getting involved we would love to hear from you too, so please email us at corkcity10miler@gmail.com.
First Aid personnel are available on the day to assist when needed.First aid staff are available at the finish line and in the Order of Malta mobile response vehicle. Please inform any steward or race official if you need medical assistance and they will arrange some for you immediately.
All participants must have reached their eighteenth birthday by the day of the event.