It was a busy weekend for some members of Eagle AC as they traveled for events abroad and up the country.
Sun 6th Apr…In the 39.3 mile Connemara Ultra-Marathon, Ita Kirwan and Linda Cussen completed the distance in an impressive 6:08:09 and 6:12:59 respectively. In the Half-Marathon, Donal McGrath ran 1:51:58 while Jane McGrath ran 2:01:16.
Sun 6th Apr…A small number of Eagle members traveled to this years Manchester Marathon. Tim McCarthy had a tough one but managed to hang in there to finish in 3:48:35 for his second marathon. Husband and wife team Kevin Sievewright and Fleur Dixon finished in 4:21:02 and 4:21:01 respectively.
In the marathon relay event, Helena Power of Eagle AC was one half of a team called Power-Manning. After running a half marathon each, they were the first women’s relay team home in a time of 3:02:01!