14th Apr 2014…Ballincollig 5k…Cobh 10 mile…London & Rotterdam Marathons

Another busy weekend with Eagle AC members taking part in races at home and abroad.

Ballincollig Park 5km…Eagle had podium finishes in both male and female categories last Sunday 13th of Apil in the Ballincollig Park 5km. Alan O’ Brien was second man home in a time of 16:53 while Annmarie Power was third lady in a time of 19:26.


Annemarie Power of Eagle AC…3rd woman home with clubmate Pat Murphy in the background. Photo : Anne Murphy

Other Eagles in action included:
13 » Pat Murphy Eagle AC M 19:29
34 » Joe Murphy Eagle AC M 21:15
57 » Cathal Twomey Eagle AC M 23:01
64 » Emma Legrand Eagle AC F 24:08
131 » Irene Keohane Eagle AC F 27:46

Great Island 10 mile in Cobh…Conditions were perfect for the Cobh ten miler last Sunday, even if the hills hadn’t flattened out since last year! Many Eagles took part in what is a huge fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society. It looks as if 7 was our lucky number- well done to Eric Browne who was 7th man home in a time of 1:00:11, while Sandra Manning was 7th lady home in a time of 1:13:25. As clubs are not listed in results, there may be some names missing here:
7 Eric BROWNE (860) 01:00:11 01:00:08 Senior Men
13 Ciaran BOUSE (869) 01:02:27 01:02:23 Senior Men

Eric Browne and Ciaran Bouse...7th and 13th respectively

Eric Browne and Ciaran Bouse…7th and 13th respectively. Photo : Kieran Minihane

42 Pat O’CONNOR (747) 01:05:47 01:05:41 Ages 45-49
67 Pat TWOMEY (128) 01:09:07 01:09:02 Ages 55+ (2nd M55)
82 John DESMOND (414) 01:09:39 01:09:33 Senior Men (pacer)
122 Sandra MANNING (321) 01:13:25 01:13:16 Senior Women
134 Philip CORCORAN (866) 01:14:04 01:13:58 Ages 45-49
165 Finbarr LEHANE (400) 01:16:38 01:16:27 Ages 40-44

Finbarr Lehane finishing. Photo: Kieran Minihane

Finbarr Lehane finishing in 1:16:38

254 Elaine GUINANE (416) 01:19:49 01:19:37 Female 35-39 (pacer)
255 Denis LOONEY (417) 01:19:49 01:19:38 Senior Men (pacer)
266 Ed FITZGERALD (337) 01:20:36 01:20:20 Ages 40-44
268 John QUIGLEY (428) 01:20:37 01:20:26 Ages 55+
272 Frances O’CONNOR (421) 01:21:10 01:20:58 Ages 50+
345 Sunita CORCORAN (865) 01:25:15 01:25:04 Ages 40-44

London Marathon…Well done to Alan Foley and Derek Costello who both completed the London Marathon last weekend. Conditions were warm, making it tough going for both in the second half of the race. Alan finished in a time of 3:41:48 While Derek completed the course in 4:31:59

Rotterdam Marathon…Roger O Mahony put in an excellent performance in the Rotterdam Marathon to complete the course in 3:19:29

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