Organised by Cork Sports Partnership, MTU Sports Department/Athletics Club & Leisureworld Cork, the Rebel Run is a 5K & 10km road race that takes place in Bishopstown. The Cork Rebel Run is sponsored by Cork County Council and Cork City Council.
Both events start from MTU and finish on the athletics track, a unique feature of the Cork Rebel Run. The events are open to runners and joggers of all fitness levels, and there are also prizes & spot prizes for different categories on the day. The Cork Rebel Run is celebrating its 10th year in 2022 and the event will take place on Sunday October 23rd from the MTU Cork Campus, Bishopstown.
At the launch of the Cork Rebel Run 2022 were from Left – Right; Ciaran Geaney Leisureworld, Darren Harris & Joe Devlin Boston Scientific, Frank Fitzgerald Cork City Council, Mark McManus Leisureworld, Craig Harrington- Cork Sports Partnership & MTU and Claire Hurley Cork Sports Partnership. Photo: Arnolda Stankaitiene.
For 2022, it is hoped the Rebel Run will bring just over 1000 participants to MTU. For both the 10km & 5km routes the courses are suitable for every type of runner. Starting at Munster Technological University taking in the Curraheen Riverwalk & finishing on the state-of-the-art Athletics Track in MTU. Each participant receives a goody bag which includes a special edition 10th year anniversary t-shirt & water bottle as well as other goodies. You can expect lots of encouragement and a fun atmosphere throughout the day.
Read the full >>Rebel Run 2022 Press Release<< here.
The Cork Rebel Run first took place in October 2012 and has grown to become a popular event on the running calander in Cork ever since. Organised by Cork Sports Partnership, MTU Sports Department/Athletics Club and Leisureworld Cork, the event has grown over the years to now host over 1000 participants annually. The Cork Rebel Run is sponsored by Cork County Council and Cork City Council.
The addition of the inclusive Rebel Run a Mile programme and a number of community Couch25Ks over the last few years ensures that people of all abilites and fitness levels are part of the Cork Rebel Run events.
The Cork Rebel Run will take place on Sunday October 23rd 2022. Online registration will open on Friday September 16th. To ensure a safe and enjoyable return numbers are limited so early registration is advised.
As part of the Rebel Run event there are two options to choose from:
Both events start from the MTU tiered carpark at the rear of the Athletics Track stand and finish on Athletics track.
Rebel Run 5k Start Time: 9.30am from the tiered carpark at the rear of the Athletics Track
Rebel Run 10K Start Time: 9.45am from the tiered carpark at the rear of the Athletics Track
The Cork Rebel Run is organised by Cork Sports Partnership, Leisureworld Cork and MTU Sports Department/Athletics Club.
Cork County Council and Cork City Council are event partners for 2022 and are kindly sponsoring the category prizes & spot prizes for both this years events.
Registration for the Cork Rebel Run will open Friday September 16th. To ensure a safe and enjoyable return numbers are limited so early registration is advised. Registration will close Wednesday October 19th.
Registration fees for 2022 are:
5k : €15 (+ booking fee)
10k : €20 (+ booking fee)
Please Note: Additional fees apply should you choose to have your event number & souvenir tshirt posted in advance.
All pre registered participants MUST SIGN IN in advance of taking part in both 5k & 10k events on Sunday October 23rd. At sign in you will:
Please note: For 2022 there will be NO SIGN IN on the morning of the event (Sunday Oct 23rd) Sign in options for collection or postage of your event number and goody bag will be extended across the week from October 17th – 22nd. This is a pre-registration only event.
Sign in for collection of your event number & goody bag will takes place at the MTU Sports Stand, Bishopstown Campus, Cork, T12 P928 during the following times:
For 2022 there is also an option to have your event number & souvenir t-shirt posted to you. There is however an additional fee of €5 for this option. You will need to indicate this when registering for your chosen event via Event Master. The last date for postal entries is Sunday October 16th.
A map of the MTU campus with Sign in directions can be viewed >>MTU Campus Map for Sign In<<
Thanks very much as always for the great race today & always so well organised. Always a great day out & one of the highlights of our calendar
Thanks for such a well organised race. Great atmosphere. Looking forward to next year
First year doing it enjoyed it great event well organized. Thanks to everyone to all the Marshal’s and volunteers. Will be back next year