The annual Mealagh Valley 10 mile road race organsied by Bantry AC was held on Sunday the 22nd of February 2015. Despite the wind and rain, a total of 11 members made the trip to West Cork with 4 getting into the prizes.
Well done to Elaine Guinane who won the women’s race in a time of 1:12:34 on a challenging course! This was Elaine’s second race win outright having won a 5k race in Bandon last November but a first over the longer 10 mile distance.
Also getting into the prizes was Deirdre O’Callaghan who finished 1st F40 and won her first category prize ever!
Mary Cotter took home the 1st F50 prize while Joe Murphy picked up 1st M55.
Sunday 22 February 2015. 11:00am
Place Time Name Team Race Age Category min/mile
5 1:04:05 BOUSE, Ciaran Eagle AC M 06:24.4
8 1:07:29 LEHANE, Donnacha Eagle AC M 06:44.8
19 1:12:34 GUINANE, Elaine Eagle AC F35 07:15.3…1st woman
24 1:14:02 MURPHY, Joe Eagle AC M55 07:24.1 …1st M55
32 1:15:54 BYRD, Charlie Eagle AC M50 07:35.3
40 1:19:55 O’KEEFFE, Pat Eagle AC M45 07:59.4
46 1:21:01 SPEIGHT, David Eagle AC M40 08:06.0
47 1:21:02 O’CALLAGHAN, Deirdre Eagle AC F40 08:06.1…1st F40
50 1:22:19 GALLAGHER, Mark Eagle AC M40 08:13.8
52 1:22:49 COTTER, Mary Eagle AC F50 08:16.8 …1st F50
59 1:25:07 KIRWAN, Ita Eagle AC F45 08:30.6
The full results can be seen on the race website… http://mealaghvalley.wordpress.com/results/2015-results/