Carraig na bhFear 5k Road Race 2018 Results

Thanks to all who attended our fourth annual 5K Road Race on Tuesday 21st August in Carraig na bhFear. It was a warm and humid evening for running but the crowds turned out in record numbers to support the event. The overall winner in the mens category was Eric Curran, who clocked a fantastic time of 16:10 around the course. In second place was last years winner, John Meade, the Whites Cross legend coming home in a time of 16:23, maith thú a Sheáin! He was followed home in third place by Kieran McKeown in a time of 16:52. Well done lads, mighty running! In the ladies, Karina Murphy took top honours, in a time of 19:55. Second place went to Sharon Rynne, who finished with a great run of 20:04. In third place was local teacher Claire O’Brien, who finished in a fantastic time of 20:39. Congratulations ladies! Well done to all who participated. We hope to see you all back again in 2019 when we hope to host the race again for it’s fifth edition. If you have any feedback, good or bad, please do contact us, either via the website, our facebook page, or in person. We want to continue to build on this and make it as good an event as it can possibly be, so we are all ears! Many thanks to the large number of stewards who manned the course on the night, it was a great team effort to ensure that everything went off without a hitch. Special thanks to Noreen Murphy for her expertise in helping to organise the event, Carraig na bhFear Athletics Club for their support and participation, great to...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Run – August 21st

Muintir Chorcai, faigh do bhrogai! It’s that time again. The Annual Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Run is on this August 21, at 7.30pm, starting in Carraig na bhFear Village. The 5K is for both serious and casual runners, wheelchair rollers, and walkers, of any age. Being active by running, jogging, or walking is to be encouraged; evidence shows that undertaking physical activity can help to prevent disease, maintain a healthy weight, and promote mental health and well-being. Cash prizes on offer for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places for men and women…but there are sure to be more than a few runners that will want the honour of claiming the cash along with the prestige of winning our famed event!! Refreshments will be available upon completion. Sign up online at : https://corkathletics.clr.events/event/127261:carraig-na-bhfear-gaa You can also register on the night, from 6.30pm. See you there, a chairde. Course outline and general information available here:...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Results 2017

The crowds gathered in tremendous numbers for the third annual Carraig na bhFear GAA 5k Race on Wednesday evening 9th August. Conditions were ideal and after some heavy rain in the week leading up to the race it was great to see the sun out once again for the race. In the end over 275 participants took part in the event, a fantastic turnout and up on the numbers from last year once again. For this, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our runners,joggers and walkers, without you the race could not be a success and we sincerely hope you had an enjoyable evening. Thanks to Nicky Pike for his organisational skills, it was a fantastic effort from Nicky and his crew ensured everything went off successfully. Míle buíochas to Pauline and her crew for the teas, coffees, sandwiches and delicious cakes, we may need to run another 5K after all of the goodies! Finally, many thanks to Noreen Murphy and all in Carraig na bhFear Athletic Club for their great support, which is vital to the running of the race. In the race itself, the winner in a thrilling finish was John Meade who stormed home in a time of 16:07. He was followed by Michael Corbett, last years winner, in a very impressive time of 16:09, while Tim Twomey was home in 16:32 to clinch third place. In the ladies category, Michelle Kenny won with a fantastic run in a time of 18:06. Second place went to Margaret Murphy who completed the course in 19:06, while third place went to last years...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Road Race – Wed 9th August

Carraig na bhFear GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k run in Carraig na bhFear on Wed 9th August at 7:30pm. Admission is €10 and a Family of 4 for €30. Registration begins at 6:30pm at the Primary School on the night. You can run, walk or crawl around the course as you please and it promises to be a great night of fun and chat. Tea, Coffee and refreshments will be available for all afterwards in the school. There will be a clock on the course but the event will not be chip timed. Looking forward to seeing you all there! You can view the course map by clicking on the following link: Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K...

Carraig na bhFear GAA 5K Race Results

11th August 2016 The sun shone and the crowds gathered in tremendous numbers for the second annual Carraig na bhFear GAA 5k Race on Wednesday evening. In the end over 250 participants took part in the event, a fantastic turnout and well up on the numbers from last year. For this, we want to say a huge thank you to all of our runners,joggers and walkers, without you the race could not be a success and we sincerely hope you had an enjoyable evening. Thanks to Nicky Pike for his organisational skills, it was a fantastic effort from Nicky and his crew ensured everything went off successfully. Míle buíochas to Pauline and her crew for the teas, coffees, sandwiches and delicious cakes, we may need to run another 5K after all of the goodies! Finally, many thanks to Noreen Murphy and all in Carraig na bhFear Athletic Club for their great support, which is vital to the running of the race. In the race itself, the winner was Michael Corbett who stormed home in a time of 16:25. He was followed by Nick O’Donoghue in a very impressive 16:56 while Alfie Davis was home in 17:10 to clinch third place. In the ladies category, Joan Ennis returned to clinch the win for the second year in a row, in a time of 19:50. Second place went to Denise Twohig at 21:01 while third place went to Mary Dennehy who finished in 21:39. Well done to all our prize winners and indeed to all our runners, with some very impressive times being recorded! The full list of results are available...

Save the date! Carraig na bhFear 5K Road Race – Wed 10th August

Carraig na bhFear GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k run in Carraig na bhFear on Wed 10th August at 7:30pm. Admission is €10 and a Family of 4 for €30. Registration begins at 6:30pm at the Primary School on the night. You can run, walk or crawl around the course as you please and it promises to be a great night of fun and chat. Tea, Coffee and refreshments will be available for all afterwards in the school. There will be a clock on the course but the event will not be chip timed. Looking forward to seeing you all there! For more information, keep an eye on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CarraigGAA...