Cork Simon Turkey Trot Results

The results of the Cork Simon Turkey Trot from this morning are now available in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 260+ runners who turned up and whose generosity helped raise €3,000 for such a good cause.

First photo below from Joe Anne Photos on Facebook. Check out their great set of photos. More photos to follow on our own Facebook page.

That’s a wrap for yet another year! The BHAA committee wishes one and all a safe and happy Christmas.

Our AGM takes place on Thursday January 9 at 8pm at the Ambassador Hotel so pencil that in for the new year.

The calendar for 2020 is already available but please note that this is liable to change so always check back with us at

Race Notification: Cork Simon Turkey Trot

The next race is the Simon Turkey Trot on Sunday December 8 at 11am.  Registration takes place at Blackrock Hurling Club from 9.30am. Entries cost €10 for all runners with proceeds going towards the great work that Cork Simon does throughout the year. The race will start near the car park for Mahon Golf Club as shown in the map below.

As always for this race, we will ask for your predicted time for 5k at registration and the closest actual time to predicted time will win. No watches or phones allowed and we won’t have a clock at the finish line.

Don’t forget to wear your best Christmas fancy dress outfits! And have a think about your 5k time before registration.

Spot prizes

As is tradition, we ask that companies provide spot prizes for after the race. Please contact Kevin Cummins on 087 914 4765 to let us know that you can contribute.

Race Calendar 2020

The race calendar is now live for next year. Please note that these dates may change so always refer back to before each race.

Uncollected Prizes

We have a number of uncollected prizes from the Cork to Cobh race. Please contact Kevin Cummins on 087 914 4765 to arrange collection of these. See results page for this race to check if you were a winner.

HSE 5k Results

The results of the HSE 5k from this morning are now available in Excel / PDF. We had mostly dry conditions for this race in spite of the forecast earlier in the week. It was a blustery morning though with over 370 finishers including a sizable contingent from the Wibbly Wobbly Wonders. Congratulations to you all on completing what may be the first of many 5k races. We’d be delighted to see you register with us for 2020.

Thank you to the support staff at Tramore Valley Park who are a pleasure to deal with. Looking forward to many more races at this lovely venue.

Some photos below from my phone. More to follow on our Facebook page.

The next race is the last race of the year. Be sure to come out and support the Cork Simon Turkey Trot on December 8th.




Race Notification: HSE 5k

Our next race is the HSE 5k on Sunday November 3 at 11am in Tramore Valley Park. Please note change of venue from original calendar. Registration will take place from 9.30am at the changing facilities near the playing fields.

The race itself is 2 laps of the Rob Heffernan Walk at the facility re-opened this year. There is limited parking on site so please try to carpool or walk/cycle via the Eastern Park Walkway, adjacent to Willow Park, close to Gaelscoil na Duglaise (number 3 on map below).

Cork BHAA HSE 5k 2019 Poster

Tramore Valley Park access points

Cork to Cobh 15 Mile Results

** Update 10/10/19: Results updated again with a few minor changes. If you have not collected your prize yet, you can contact Kevin Cummins at the number provided on the results. He also has a phone that was found on Sunday and quite a few items of clothing from the race. **

The results of the Cork to Cobh race from this morning are now available in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 809 finishers which is over a hundred up on last year. We had glorious weather as (almost) usual for this race which is quite lucky as the rain is pouring down now! A big thank you to all the volunteers who make this event happen, before, during and after the event itself. We hope you all enjoyed the flagship event of our calendar and will be back for it again next year. Don’t forget that we still have a few races left this year.

Photos up on our our Facebook page already. There were plenty of photographers around so please pass on your links.

Photo by Mick Dooley




Cork to Cobh 2019 Registration Update

*** Due to demand, we are opening registration from 7.30am to 8.30am on Sunday morning at DL Supplies on Lower Glanmire Rd, Victorian Quarter, Cork, T23 PX4V

If you haven’t received a bib in the post, please come to DL Supplies as early as possible to get a new bib.

Registration must close at 8.30am to allow the race get off at 9am.

Best of luck to all runners!  ***

With just a week left until we have our iconic Cork to Cobh 15 mile race, there are now 905 runners registered. See updated Excel / PDF of entries as at Oct. We posted the majority of bibs on Friday (Sept 27) and another batch on Tuesday Oct 1 so you should receive yours early this week. We will send a final batch on Wednesday as online entries close Tuesday Oct 1 at 10pm.

For those who have registered

  • Check that we have your details correct as this will be used on race day.
  • If your bib was posted (last column) and you don’t receive it by Friday let us know at the email address provided.


Race Notification: Cork to Cobh 15 Mile

The next race on our calendar is the iconic Cork to Cobh race on Sunday October 6th at 9am.

Online registrations are now open with entries costing €20 for registered and non-registered runners. There is a handling fee of €1.07 added to this to cover costs. Please note that we don’t plan to have pre-entries on the morning of the race and online entries will remain open until Tuesday October 1st.

You can also pre-enter offline using the Word form on the registration page and sending this to Kevin Cummins with a cheque for €20 payable to Cork BHAA. Please use block capitals when completing this form or fill in the details on the computer and then print it out. This will assist us in administering the entries.

As with other years, we will send bibs out in the post in batches. If you haven’t received yours 2 days before race day, please contact Kevin Cummins or, for those who register online, simply reply to the registration email.

Musgrave S&S 5k Results

The results of the Musgrave S&S 5k from this evening are now online in Excel / PDF. We had a great turnout with almost 500 runners completing this flat 5k course. The rain even held off until after the race.

Alan O’Shea finishing first:

Carol Finn, first woman over the line:

Race Notification: Musgrave S&S 5k

Our next race is the Musgrave S&S 5k on Tuesday August 13th at 8pm. Registration takes place at Cork Boat Club from 6.30pm. Please note change of date and venue from original calendar. This is the final evening race of the year before Cork to Cobh in early October so one last attempt to get a PB on a fast 5k route.

Musgrave 2019 poster

Depuy Synthes 4 Mile Results

The results of the Depuy Synthes 4 mile race from this evening are now online in Excel / PDF. This was the first time for Depuy Synthes to hold this race and over 250 participants can be proud that the race proceeds are going to such a worthy cause: the Williams Syndrome Association of Ireland. Thank you to all the volunteers from the company who assisted as well as all the usual helpers. Each race requires a combined effort from many people. The weather even held off and thankfully the shower passed over before the race began!

Please note date change for our next race: the Musgrave S&S 5k next Tuesday with registration at Cork Boat Club. More details on this tomorrow.

More photos to follow on our Facebook page.

First man over the line – Alan O Brien

First woman over the line – Linda O Connor