Our History

  • The club was formed in November 1995 by Dermot Lucey. The clubs first training session was held in the Old Sports Hall in Ballincollig Community School.  Over 80 athletes  attended the first training session

  • 1999 Club continues to grow rapidly

  • 2000 Ballincollig Athletics club had become the most successful club (track & field) in Cork

  • 2010 Mark O Neill joined Ballincollig AC in 2010 and has since covered over 1500 miles in running events

  • 2010 Gearóid Kelly was awarded Munster Senior Athlete of the Year

  • 2018 Keith Nolan took part in a multi day event through the Amazon rainforest

“Whether you are already participating in team sports and would like to maintain fitness, someone who enjoys running and wants to represent your club in competition (sprinting, cross country etc) or someone who wants to try a new sport but is unsure where to start – you will get a warm welcome, make new friends, learn new skills and participate fully with Ballincollig Athletics Club!” Kieran O’Sullivan

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