Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Couch to 5km Autumn 2023


The couch to 5K programme is an 8 week programme that is looking to encourage and motivate people to take them from the ‘Couch’ to a 5k in 8 weeks. The programme will cater for people that are new or beginners to jogging or running and is also open to those that are currently walking but perhaps would like to build up to jogging/running. If you are looking to get fit and healthy in a fun and supported way then this is for you!

Coordinated by Cork Sports Partnership with the support of a local organisations, participants will work with a qualified and professional coach once week for the 8 weeks while also being encourage to do extra themselves throughout. Participants will also receive workshops/extra sessions where possible during the weeks on various topics (gear, warming up/cooling down etc) that will encourage and motivate them on their journey towards completing perhaps their first 5K.

  • 8 sessions with a qualified coach
  • Discounted entry into the 2023 Cork Rebel Run
  • €50 per person
  • Limited places available on each programme
Location Start Date Time
Leisureworld Bishopstown Thurs, Aug 24th 7 pm
Skibbereen Sports Centre Mon, Aug 21st  7pm
Turners Cross Mon, Aug 21st 6.30pm
Kinsale Wed, Aug 23rd 7pm
Ballincollig Tues, Aug 22nd 7pm
Whitechurch Mon, Aug 21st 7pm
Kanturk Wed 23rd, Aug 7pm
Glanmire Wed, Aug 23rd 6:30pm
Glanworth Tues, Aug 22nd 7pm
Bantry Wed 23rd, Aug 7:30pm


Ballineen Mon 28th, Aug 7:15pm
Ballingeary Fri 1st, Sept 7pm
Contact Details:
  • Contact: Craig Harrington
  • Email:
  • Phone: 021-4347096/086-7700588
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