Keeping Cork Active
Keeping Cork Active

Operation Transformation 2022

Sport Ireland have teamed up once again with RTÉ’s Operation Transformation for 2022 and the network of Local Sports Partnerships by organising a number of nationwide walks to encourage people to live active and healthier lives as they kickstart the new year! 

Following a postponement in 2021 the nationwide walk campaign will return in 2022 and take place on January 16th. The campaign seeks to encourage people of all ages and abilites up and down the country to get active through walking. Events not only take place on the day of the nationwide walks but in the days and weeks following encourgaing people to keep active. 

The nationwide walks are delivered by Sport Ireland, Local Sports Partnerships and are a very important event in the promotion of a healthier and active lifestyle. 

Walking Campaign January 2022

Cork Sports Partnership through its Get Cork Walking campaign will host a number of community walking events as well as a virtual campaign as part of the Operation Transformation nationwide walks on January 16th and the weeks following.  These walks are FREE for people to take part in and there are usually a number of events for people to choose from. Cork events currently organised:

Event Route & Distance Who Time & Date Meeting Point
OT Walk Youghal BoardWalk (5K) Families 11am Sun 16th Jan Youghal Beach CarPark
Trail Walk  Long Strand/Castlefreke (6k) Adults Only 10am Sun 16th Jan Long Strand Car Park
Trail Walk Canon Sheehan Loop, Doneraile (7.6k) Adults Only 9.30am Sun 16th Jan Trail Car Park
Skibbereen Community Walks Town Walks (4-5k) Adults Only 10am Jan 19th, 26th, Feb 2nd  Skibbereen Family Resource Centre
5k Thru the Day  5k Virtually Families Jan 16th – Feb 20th  Anywhere 🙂
Trail Walk Glensheskin Wood, Kilworth  Adults Only 9.30am Sun 23rd Jan TBC
Trail Walk Galtee Castle Wood, Attychrann Loop Adults Only 9.30am Sun 30th Jan TBC
Clonakilty Community Walk Castlefreke (5k) Adults and Families 3.00pm Sun 16th Jan Owenanhincha Carpark
Ardgroom Community Walk  Ardgroom Adults and Families 4.00pm Sun 16th Jan  Caha House, Ardgroom

Please use the booking link to register and to find out more information about the above events!

Should you require more information on walking or the Operation Transformation nationwide walks campaign for 2022 you can contact Alison Chambers achambers@corksports.ie

Please click on the above link to book and find out more information about all our upcoming walking events.

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