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

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

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

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