Weekend results…Fri 22nd-Sun 24th May 2015

Kilcredan 5k : This popular 5k in East Cork attracted a field of 300 plus runners. The club had two members taking part…
21 Kevin GEARY Eagle MS 19:03
39 Ken WYMANN Eagle M45 20:04

Emer Casey 10k : The annual Emer Casey 10k was held in Youghal on Sunday the 24th of May on what turned out to be a lovely sunny afternoon. Over 400 runners took part in this race with 5 Eagle AC members present.
11 36:39 CAMBRIDGE, Tony Eagle AC M45 05:53.8
33 39:32 BYRNE, Eddie Eagle AC M45 06:21.6
58 42:47 CARROLL, Denis Eagle AC M55 06:53.0
119 47:23 QUIGLEY, John Eagle AC M60 07:37.4
307 1:00:04 HOWARD, Lisa Eagle AC F35 09:39.8

Ballyvolane 5k fun run : Well done to club member Eric Browne who finished first in the Ballyvolane 5k on Sunday 24th May…

IBallyvolane 5k fun run :

Weekend results…Sat 16th-Sun 17th May 2015

Another busy weekend as members traveled far and wide for several races.

Kilkenny 5k parkrun : Bothers Damian & Jonathon Kenneally made the trip to the Marble City on Saturday to try out the new 5k parkrun there in what is a stunning location for a race. The times aren’t to hand at present but Damian finished 3rd and Jonathon 6th out of a field of 117 runners.

Damian & Jonathon Kenneally at the Kilkenny 5k parkrun

Damian & Jonathon Kenneally at the Kilkenny 5k parkrun

Blackwater 10 mile : The inaugural Blackwater 10 mile road race was held in the small village of Clondulane near Fermoy on Sunday the 17th of May. A total of 11 members took part in this challenging but well organised 10 miler.
18 Keith SEXTON Eagle AC M50 1:07:46
49 James RYAN Eagle AC M40 1:12:30
112 Teresa TWOHIG Eagle F40 1:18:02
132 John DUNLEAVY Eagle AC M50 1:20:07
135 Mary COTTER eagle F50 1:20:36
136 Ita KIRWAN Eagle AC F40 1:20:47
142 David SPEIGHT Eagle AC M40 1:21:39
146 Noella CARROLL Eagles AC F40 1:21:56
161 Deirdre O’CALLAGHAN Eagle AC F40 1:23:19
198 Nora CORCORAN Eagle a.c. F 1:27:40
227 Irene KEOHANE Eagle AC F40 1:31:02

Castleisland 10 Mile : On the day day as the Blackwater race, there was also a 10 mile race in Castleisland, Co.Kerry. One sole representative there was Ciarán Bouse who finished in an impressive 11th place with a time of 1:00:55.

Lakes of Killarney Half-Marathon : This was held in Killarney National Park on Saturday the 16th of May with Gearoid O’Leary completing the course in a leisurely 1:36:59.

Results & photos of the 2015 Cheetah Run…Wed 14th May 2015

Almost 800 runners took part in this years Cheetah Run in Fota Wildlife Park on Thursday the 14th of May 2015.

Prizes…Top 7 men & women
1 James GRUFFERTY Leevale MS 21:19
2 Shane HEALY Carrigaline MS 21:49
3 Michael MORGAN Cork MS 22:10
4 Micheál KEANE Blarney MS 22:15
5 Mark DARMODY Ardfinn M40 22:46
6 Bryan CROWLEY Cork M40 22:55
7 Feargal OSHEA Cork MS 23:39
1 Aoife COOKE Youghal FS 23:36
2 Ann Marie HOLLAND Youghal F40 24:20
3 Sheila BUCKLEY Midleton FS 26:23
4 Fionnuala DESMOND Leevale F45 26:41
5 Laura OCALLAGHAN Passage West FS 27:06
6 Jill MCCARTHY Hse F35 27:34
7 Loretto DUGGAN Broadford F40 27:38

The provisional results of the  2015 Cheetah Run in Fota Wildlife Park are now available HERE

The category results are shown further down the page…

1) Kieran Minihane has a gallery of photos HERE
2) Graham Nudds has a gallery of photos HERE
3) Joe Murphy of Eagle AC has some photos of the prize giving HERE
4) Derek Costello of Eagle AC has a gallery of photos HERE

Please note that John Buckley Sports are offering a 20% discount if you bring your race number into their store for the 2 weeks after the race.


Category results…
Top 5 F35
1 Gwen CONROY Watergrasshill F35 28:35
2 Catherine MURPHY Janssen F35 30:01
3 Lorraine OSULLIVAN St. Finbarrs F35 30:29
4 Carol CASHEL Carrigtwohill F35 30:53
5 Siobhan STEWART Tullamore F35 31:27
Top 5 F40
1 Orla NOLAN Mallow F40 30:08
2 Lynne DOHERTY Ballymore Cobh F40 30:51
3 Valerie LYNCH Watergrasshill F40 30:52
4 Trish OCONNOR Blarney F40 30:52
5 Fiona POWER Cork F40 32:22
Top 3 F45
2 Catherine CLANCY Con Co Cork F45 29:25
3 Mary OKEEFFE Midleton F45 30:12
4 Mairead KEARNEY Ballymore F45 30:54
Top 2 F50
1 Breeda SHEEDY Midleton F50 31:01
2 Rosaleen KELLY Carrigaline F50 33:07
Top 2 F55
1 Mary OKEEFFE Laya F55 45:23
2 Mary TOHER Carraig Bhfear F55 52:06
Top 2 F60
1 Kathleen OCONNELL Midleton F60 42:02
2 Mary CASHMAN Aghada F60 46:53
Top 3 MJ
1 Paidi KEARNEY Ballymore Cobh MJ 25:43
2 Marc JONES Ballymore Cobh MJ 31:47
Top 3 M40
1 Sean ALLIS Clonailty M40 24:03
2 Gary NEFF Cork City M40 25:22
3 Brendan MURPHY Cork M40 25:40
Top 3 M45
1 Guillaume HUYET Cork M45 24:28
2 Fergal QUINLAN Cobh M45 25:47
3 Donal ODONOGHUE Little Island M45 28:54
Top 3 M50
1 Stanislaw BYCZEK Carrigtwohill ACM50 26:03
2 Anthony EGAN Midleton M50 26:26
3 Fraser MACGILP Midleton M50 27:52
Top 3 M55
1 Sylvie OMAHONY Youghal M55 28:45
2 Peter KELLY Carrigaline M55 32:59
3 Larry OROURKE Cork M55 34:28
Top 3 M60
1 William ORIORADN Cork M60 27:45
2 John QUIGLEY Eagle M60 28:56
3 Kerry CONSTANT Cork M60 32:37
Top 3 M65
1 Jimmy MURRAY Rising Sun M65 30:51
2 Billy CABALL Cork M65 42:28
3 John DALY Carrigtwohill M65 46:37


fota_logoFota Wildlife Park has been listed as one of Ireland’s Top Ten visitor attractions (CSO 2010) and is the most popular tourist destination in Cork. Hundreds of thousands visit the park every year. Fota is a non-profit organisation and is also a registered charity. It is completely self-financing, relying entirely on gate receipts and membership fees for its income, and any financial surpluses generated are reinvested in order improve infrastructure and promote the company’s core objectives of conservation, education and research. Their website is http://www.fotawildlife.ie/

laya_healthcareEagle AC are delighted to have the continued sponsorship of Laya Healthcare for the Cheetah Run. Laya Healthcare is one the of leading health insurance companies in the country and provides coverage for nearly half a million people.

Their website is http://www.layahealthcare.ie/

jbs-logo2The club would also like to acknowledge the continuing sponsorship of John Buckley Sports for this years race. John Buckley has been a great supporter of road races and athletics in the Cork region over the years and is one of the main shops in Cork for running  gear.

Their website can be found at http://johnbuckleysports.com/

brooks_logoThe club would like to welcome Brooks Running on board as a sponsor. Brooks Running are one of the major brands for running gear worldwide and have a wide selection of running shoes and apparel for men and women.

Their website for the UK and Ireland is http://brooksrunning.co.uk/

Results of the Streets of Fermoy 5k & 1st leg of Cork Graded League

Streets of Fermoy 5km: The club had three members taking part in this 5km in Fermoy on Tues 12th May 2015…
9    0:17:44    O’CONNOR, Killian    Eagle AC    M    05:42.4
11    0:18:00    O’KEEFFE, Derek    Eagle AC    M40    05:47.5
30    0:19:18    HARRINGTON, Raymond    Eagle AC    M    06:12.6

running_trackJohn Buckley Sport Graded Track & Field League…Leg 1 : The first round of the Cork Graded LEague was held at the CIT track on Wednesday the 13th of May 2015. These were the Eagle AC results…

Keith Burke Eagle M 400m 65.61

Vivian Foley Eagle M Mile 5:09.44
Kevin Geary Eagle M Mile 5:25.37


Results of the Midleton 5 mile road race…Thurs 7th May 2015

Eagle_resultsThe Midleton 5 mile road race was held on Thursday the 7th of May 2015 and the club had 14 members taking part. Both Elaine Guinane and Frances O’Connor took first place in each of their respective categories.

42 Paul Cotter Eagle AC M M40 30:33
55 Kevin Sievewright Eagle AC M M45 31:32
57 James Ryan Eagle AC M M45 31:40
63 Neil Mackay Eagle AC M M40 32:06
85 Tim McCarthy Eagle AC M M 33:17
97 Elaine Guinane Eagle AC F F35 33:43…1st F35
99 John Scannell Eagle AC M M45 33:54
115 Paul Cotter Eagle AC M M55 34:41
150 Finbal O’Connell Eagle AC M M 35:52
166 John Quigley Eagle AC M M60 36:15
170 Bernadette Lee Eagle AC F F40 36:19
207 Frances O’Connor Eagle AC F F55 37:29…1st F55
271 Gillian Byrne Eagle AC F F35 40:26
285 Fiona O’Riordan Eagle AC F F45 41:37


Other recent results…Crosshaven 8k, Clonpriest 5k, Kilworth 5 mile & Drimoleague 5k

Here are some of the other road races recently with club members getting in among the prizes.

Crosshaven 8km : This was held on Wed 29th Apr 2015 on what was a nice sunny evening. A total of 8 members took part.
9 Eric Browne Eagle AC 28.42
11 Vivienne Foley Eagle AC 29.30…1st M45
26 Niall McKay Eagle AC 31.22


Neil MacKay…31:22 in the Crosshaven 8k. Photo credit : Siobhan Russell

53 Joe Murphy Eagle AC 34.14…1st M55
80 Noel O’Connor Eagle AC 36.02…2nd M55
89 John McCarthy Eagle AC 36.31
116 Frances O’Connor Eagle AC 38.27…1st F55

Frances O'Connor...1st F55

Frances O’Connor…1st F55

125 Trish Bruton Eagle AC 39.05…1st F45
166 Seamus Bruton Eagle AC 41.46
216 Sunita Corcoran Eagle AC 44.27

Clonpriest 5km : This 5k race in East Cork was held on Thurs 30th Apr 2015. Our sole representative was Richard Piotrowski who won the M65 prize.
55 PIOTROWSKI RICHARD 19:59 6:26/M M65 Eagle AC

Kilworth Camp 5 mile : The weather for this one on Friday the 1st of May 2015 was pretty awful and three members braved the conditions with two taking category prizes.
11 JOHN O’CALLAGHAN EAGLE AC 30:00 M40 06:00 14…2nd M40

Pat O'Connor (L) receiving his 2nd M45 prize from Sergiu Ciobanu, one of the top marathon runners in the country

Pat O’Connor (L) receiving his 2nd M45 prize from Sergiu Ciobanu, one of the top marathon runners in the country

13 PAT O’CONNOR EAGLE AC 30:48 M45 06:10 57…2nd M45

Drimoleague Feile Beag 5k : This low key race in West Cork was held on Mon 4th May 2015.
7 0:20:33 WYNMAN, Ken Eagle AC M45 06:36.7…1st M45
19 0:24:35 COTTER, Mary Eagle AC F50 07:54.6 367…1st F50

Limerick Marathon Results…3rd May 2015

We had 8 club members taking part in the Great Limerick Run event…3 in the full marathon, 4 in the Half-Marathon and 1 in the 6 mile.

The one and only Ken Mulcahy flying the flag for Eagle AC at the Limerick Marathon

The one and only Ken Mulcahy flying the flag for Eagle AC at the Limerick Marathon

9859 Ken Mulcahy Male M45+ 4 Eagle AC 03:07:27
9021 Grellan Mc Grath Male M45+ 21 Eagle AC 03:29:38…Pacer
9269 Fleur Dixon Female F35+ 37 Eagle AC 04:16:36

10795 Linda Cussen Female F35+ 11 Eagle AC 01:38:55
10322 Frances O’Connor Female F55+ 3 Eagle AC 01:49:45
11034 John Desmond Male M45+ 108 Eagle AC 01:59:16…Pacer
11035 Elaine Guinane Female F35+ 103 Eagle AC 01:59:17…Pacer

6 Mile
3323 Noel O’Connor Male M55+ 10 Eagle 00:44:22

Credits : Photos courtesy of Peter Mooney