Janssen 6k Results

The results of the Janssen 6k race from this morning are now online in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 352 finishers on a cold morning. This time last year we saw snow falling at the finish line and it felt that cold again today. Thank you to all the volunteers who made this race happen. The cuppa after was well deserved.

More photos to follow on our Facebook page.

Alan O’Shea – Winner of Janssen 6k 2019

As mentioned previously, the UCC 10k is now taking place on March 31st at 10.30am. Race notification will go out the week before but note change of date.

Race Notification: Janssen 6k

The next race on the BHAA calendar is the Janssen 6k on Sunday February 10 at 11am. Registration is open from 9.30am at Little Island Sports Hall. Race costs €5 for registered runners, €10 for non-registered runners. You can still register in advance of the race but we need to get your details and payment by Friday.

Updates to Race Calendar

Please note change of date for the subsequent race held by UCC. This will now take place on March 31 at the earlier time of 10.30am.

The Merck race is no longer taking place this year.

Always check out our race calendar for the most up to date race information.


FMC 5k Results

The results of the FMC 5k from this morning are now online in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 427 finishers in near perfect conditions for a January race.

Photos to follow on our Facebook page. We took this live video from the start posted on Facebook too:


Race Notification: FMC 5k

The next race on the BHAA calendar is the FMC 5k on Sunday January 13 in Little Island at 11am. Race registration takes place from 9.30am at the Little Island Sports Hall and we always recommend coming early for this race as we tend to get lots of queries about whether runners are registered or not. Thanks to all those who have been sending in their registrations Excel files.

If you haven’t done so yet, you can still register in advance of Sunday. We do need the Excel files in today (Friday) to the email address provided to give us time to process them all. We are

Race cost:

  • Registered runners: €5
  • Non-registered runners: €10

ESB Cross Country 5k Results

The results from the ESB Cross Country 5k from this morning are now available in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 193 finishers on a lovely morning with the running surface helped by good conditions during the week.

More photos over on our Facebook page.

Don’t forget, the AGM takes place on Thursday January 10 at 8pm at the Commons Inn. We would like to have representatives from all companies at this to allow you have your say. New committee members always welcome. 

Cork BHAA ESB Cross Country 2019 – Top 3 Ladies

Cork BHAA ESB Cross Country 2019 – Top 3 Men

Race Notification: ESB X-Country 5k

The first race of 2019 is the usual ESB cross country 5k race in Blackrock near Beaumont School at 11am. Race registration is from 9.30am at Cork Con.

Please note, we are using the 2018 registered runners list for this race so if you were registered last year you can run at this race without having to register with us again. Thanks to all those who have already registered; we will add all new registrations for the race on Sunday also. The next race is only a week after this so please register as early as possible in advance of this.

Happy New Year!

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s all starting again for us in 2019. We now have the new calendar of events available on our site. Race organisers, please let us know if there is any updates required for your race as soon as possible. A reminder to all runners to check back on for most up to date race info as it is liable to change.

The first race is the usual ESB Cross Country 5k on Sunday Jan 6 at 11am. This is the only cross country race on our calendar and it’s a good opportunity to dust off the cobwebs from Christmas and New Years.

It’s also that time of year where the AGM takes place and we would like to see as many representatives from all the companies so you can voice your opinions and suggestions on how we can improve things. After all, without you there is no BHAA. You can nominate new members for the committee and put forward any motions by emailing us at or via message on our Facebook page. The AGM takes place in the Commons Inn on Thursday Jan 10th at 8pm.

Simon Turkey Trot 5k Results

The results of the Cork Simon Turkey Trot from yesterday are now available in Excel / PDF. Well done to the 241 finishers at our last race of the season. With all your entries and generosity, Cork BHAA have handed a cheque for €3,000 to Cork Simon.  Thank you to everybody who turned up and of course all the volunteers who make these races possible.


Paddy Daly RIP

Very sad news reached us this week that long time BHAA runner Paddy Daly has passed away. Arrangements on at 

Our condolences to Paddy’s family and friends. We’ll all miss Paddy who rarely missed a race with us.

May he rest in peace.

Race Notification: Simon Turkey Trot

The next race is the Simon Turkey Trot on Sunday December 9 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.