The 62nd Cork Veteran Run – Saturday 15th July.

This Saturday's event is the 62nd Cork Veteran Run, the first Run took place in 1956 and the event has been held every year since then. As before, there will be two routes, a short run of approximately 55 miles and a longer run of approximately 90 miles for those who prefer a greater distance. You can choose either route, they will both go to the lunch halt at Garryvoe Hotel and to the same finish.

This year’s run will start at Kearys BMW, Eastgate, Little Island, Co. Cork (Sat Nav Latitude = 51°54'16" (North), Longitude = 8°21'26" (West)). Check-in opens at 9.30am, where tea & coffee will be available. The run starts at 11am.

Lunch will be available at Garryvoe Hotel at € .50 each including tea/coffee.

Concours awards will be judged and voted on by you the entrants and will be given out at prizegiving at the finish at The Brook Inn, Sallybrook (which is near to the morning Start). A Voting slip will be included with the route sheet and should be filled in at the lunch halt.

If you would like to have an evening meal at The Brook Inn after the prizegiving, please book this directly with The Brook Inn on 021 4821498 www.thebrookinn.ie (not included in the entry fee).

Club Awards will be presented, which will include the following, with glass trophies for each award winner:

  • The Ross Hinds Shield for the oldest car
  • The Sam Hull Cup for the oldest motorcycle
  • The CAB Cup for the best car
  • The Joe Jackson Cup for the best motorcycle
  • The Mayfield Cup for the best unrestored motorcycle
  • The Henry Ford Trophy for the best Model T Ford
  • The Alkin Cup for the car that travels the furthest distance to the event
  • The Munster Motor Cycle & Car Club Cup for the motorcycle that travels the furthest distance to the event

IVVCC Gordon Bennett Run

A few picture from the Friday & Saturday are now on our website site at this link.

Don't forget the our 62nd Cork Veteran Run takes place on July 15th.

Cork Veteran Run

Came across this on the Youghalonline Facebook page.  It's from the 1961 Cork Veteran Run and, rumour has it, that it features a young(ish) Chris O Mahony in T 1792.  .

Film is from Bobby Chapple home movie.

Inchigeeagh Run

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2017 Inchigeelagh Regs

62nd Cork Veteran Run

On Saturday 15th July 2017 the Munster Vintage Motor Cycle and Car Club are holding the 62nd Cork Veteran Run, the first event took place in 1956 and the event has been run every year since then. 

There will be two routes, a relatively short run of approximately 55 miles and a longer run of 90 miles, for those who prefer a greater distance. Both will go to the same lunch halt.

Entrants are also free to combine the long morning run with the short afternoon run, or vice versa, if they prefer a shorter overall route.

 The club are grateful to Kearys BMW, Little Island, Cork who are providing sponsorship again for this years event. The start will be from Kearys BMW, Little Island and the lunch halt will be at The Garryvoe Hotel. The finish and prizegiving will be at The Brook Inn, Sallybrook, which is near the start.

 Eligible vehicles will be any mechanically propelled vehicle manufactured prior to 31/12/1976. (Invitees to 31/12/1986 or other suitable vehicles at the discretion of the Organisers).

 The Entry Fee will be €15 for entries received on or before Friday 7th July 2017 and €20 thereafter.

 Full details are included below in the Entry Form and Regulations for the event. We hope you will be able to enter!

Cork Run 2017 Regs        Cork Run 2017 Entry Form

Festival of Transport

A Festival of Transport, organised by IVVCC, will bw held in Punchestown Racecourse on Sunday, May 14th.  For details, click on the pic below.