24th Sept…Eagle members in the Glen of Aherlow Trail Race


The inaugural Glen of Aherlow Trail Race was held on Saturday the 20th of September in Tipperary. The course consisted of a 13.1 mile loop through paths in the mountains with contestants doing one, two or three laps.

Two Eagle AC members took part. In the 26.2 mile event, Gerard Down completed the two hilly laps in an impressive 4h 10m finishing 9th out of 39 finishers. In the 39.3 mile 3 lap ultra event, Grellan McGrath finished in 6h 25m taking two tumbles in the process….see the legs in the photo! Grellan finished 9th out of 28 finishers.

39.3 mile Ultra…9 Grellan McGrath 336 M40 6:25:44 Eagle AC
26.2 mile marathon…9 Gerard Down 1814 M50 4:10:40 Eagle AC Cork