Another busy weekend as members traveled far and wide for several races.
Kilkenny 5k parkrun : Bothers Damian & Jonathon Kenneally made the trip to the Marble City on Saturday to try out the new 5k parkrun there in what is a stunning location for a race. The times aren’t to hand at present but Damian finished 3rd and Jonathon 6th out of a field of 117 runners.
Blackwater 10 mile : The inaugural Blackwater 10 mile road race was held in the small village of Clondulane near Fermoy on Sunday the 17th of May. A total of 11 members took part in this challenging but well organised 10 miler.
18 Keith SEXTON Eagle AC M50 1:07:46
49 James RYAN Eagle AC M40 1:12:30
112 Teresa TWOHIG Eagle F40 1:18:02
132 John DUNLEAVY Eagle AC M50 1:20:07
135 Mary COTTER eagle F50 1:20:36
136 Ita KIRWAN Eagle AC F40 1:20:47
142 David SPEIGHT Eagle AC M40 1:21:39
146 Noella CARROLL Eagles AC F40 1:21:56
161 Deirdre O’CALLAGHAN Eagle AC F40 1:23:19
198 Nora CORCORAN Eagle a.c. F 1:27:40
227 Irene KEOHANE Eagle AC F40 1:31:02
Castleisland 10 Mile : On the day day as the Blackwater race, there was also a 10 mile race in Castleisland, Co.Kerry. One sole representative there was Ciarán Bouse who finished in an impressive 11th place with a time of 1:00:55.
Lakes of Killarney Half-Marathon : This was held in Killarney National Park on Saturday the 16th of May with Gearoid O’Leary completing the course in a leisurely 1:36:59.