Ocean to City Race 4th June 2011

This year the organisers of the Ocean to City race, Meitheal Mara, are expanding the programme, reflecting the growing popularity of the event. The race itself, now in it’s 6th year, will take place on Saturday 4th June The race is 15 nautical miles. It begins in Crosshaven, then out to the mouth of Cork Harbour, and down the long straight to Cobh, passing in front of the quays. It continues on past Monkstown and Passage West before entering Lough Mahon. Once across Lough Mahon the sheltered home stretch down the “Marina” beckons.

This year the race will finish at Lapps Quay in Cork City Centre providing more of a spectacle and festival atmosphere for participants and spectators alike. Full details are available on the Ocean to City website by clicking on their poster (right).