Report on the 2016 Cork County Masters Track & Field Championships

Report on the 2016 Cork County Masters Track & Field Championships

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The 2016 Cork County Masters Track & Field Championships took place at Cork I.T. on Sunday 22 nd May last in beautiful conditions. This year, six Eagle AC members entered the Championships, which was double our participation in the 2015 Championships. With three 1st place finishes and six 2nd place finishes, the club had a very successful meet.

A full report from Keith Burke can be seen HERE

Recent results…Emer Casey 10k, Doneraile 5k, Blackwater 10 mile,Lakes of Killarney Marathon

Emer Casey 10km: 7 Members took part in this charity race in Youghal recently:
25 0:39:56 SLYNE, Dermot Eagle AC M40 06:25.5
38 0:41:03 PIOTROWSKI, Richard Eagle AC M65 06:36.3
40 0:41:10 CARROLL, Denis Eagle AC M55 06:37.4
75 0:43:27 MURPHY, Gillian Eagle AC F40 06:59.4
119 0:47:04 TRINDLE, Edward Eagle AC M40 07:34.3
124 0:47:27 MCCARTHY, John Eagle AC M40 07:38.0
304 0:58:24 RYAN, Barry Eagle AC M 09:23.7

Doneraile 5km: Well done to Ber Lee, who was second lady in the St Mary’s Football club 5km race held in Doneraile Park last weekend. Ber finished in 21:18 and was our only representative
7 450 21.18.62 Bernadette Lee Eagle A/C

Blackwater 10 mile : We had just one member at the 2016 Blackwater 10 mile road race near Fermoy on Sunday the 15th of May
48 » Mike MCGRATH Eagle AC M M50 717 1:11:57

Lakes of Killarney Half and Full Marathon: We had several members competing in the Lakes of Killarney full and half event. We also had Four members pacing- Grellan McGrath (3:30 Full), Elaine Guinane and David O’ Donovan (1:45 Half) and Conn O Donovan (2 hours Half.)
Full Marathon
22 Charlie BYRD (17) 03:43:11 03:43:03 Ages 50+ (4)

Half Marathon
10 Paul Cotter (1739) 01:28:22 01:28:22 Ages 40-44 (4) Male (10)
86 Tracy Cotter (1738) 01:50:31 01:50:20 Senior (5)
104 Ed Fitzgerald (1760) 01:55:31 01:55:21 Ages 40-44 (20)

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Results of the Ballyandreen 5 mile road race

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A total of 29 Eagle AC members took part in this years Ballyandreen 5 mile road race on Thurs 26th May, the first in the 2016 Ballycotton Summer Series. It is coincidentally the exact same number as last year.

14 0:28:50 O’CALLAGHAN, John Eagle AC M45 05:45.9
16 0:28:59 O’CALLAGHAN, Ruairi Eagle AC M 05:47.7
18 0:29:05 KENNEALLY, Damien Eagle AC M 05:48.9
30 0:30:01 O’CONNOR, Pat Eagle AC M45 06:00.1
32 0:30:11 CAMBRIDGE, Tony Eagle AC M45 06:02.1
33 0:30:24 O’SULLIVAN, Vincent Eagle AC M 06:04.7
34 0:30:25 O’HERLIHY, Colin Eagle AC M45 06:04.9
37 0:30:41 GEARY, Kevin Eagle AC M 06:08.1
67 0:32:00 KENNEALLY, Glenn Eagle AC M40 06:23.9
97 0:33:04 O’CALLAGHAN, David Eagle AC M 06:36.7
105 0:33:21 FOLEY, Colin Eagle AC M 06:40.1
112 0:33:40 O’LEARY, Martin Eagle AC M 06:43.9
123 0:34:10 DESMOND, John Eagle AC M50 06:49.9
136 0:34:37 TWOMEY, Cathal Eagle AC M 06:55.3
184 0:36:14 BEVAN, Karen Eagle AC F35 07:14.6

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Cathal Twomey & Karen Bevan at the top of the hill

185 0:36:17 GALLAGHER, Mark Eagle AC M40 07:15.2
196 0:36:39 O’FARRELL, Andrew Eagle AC M60 07:19.6
214 0:37:04 RYAN, Mairead Eagle AC F 07:24.6
226 0:37:13 CURTIN, Kieran Eagle AC M 07:26.4
255 0:37:59 MCCARTHY, John Eagle AC M40 07:35.6
274 0:38:21 COTTER, Mary Eagle AC F50 07:40.0
285 0:38:35 KIRWAN, Ita Eagle AC F45 07:42.8
313 0:39:11 COTTER, Tracy Eagle AC F 07:50.0
321 0:39:21 FITZGERALD, Ed Eagle AC M45 07:52.0
323 0:39:23 QUIGLEY, John Eagle AC M60 07:52.4
437 0:43:19 O’RIORDAN, Fiona Eagle AC F45 08:39.6
455 0:44:01 O’DRISCOLL, Kevin Eagle AC M60 08:48.0
469 0:44:29 MERRITT, Tony Eagle AC M50 08:53.6
526 0:47:28 KEOHANE, Irene Eagle AC F40 09:29.4
Results

(Photo Credit: Jonathan Kenneally)

Results of the Cheetah Run in Fota Wildlife Park

There was a total of 901 taking part in the Cheetah Run this year…828 in the 5km race and 73 in the 1 mile race for Juveniles.

The results for both races are now available HERE

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Alan O’Shea…winner of the 2016 Cheetah Run 5k race (Photo by Joe Murphy)

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Ann Marie Holland of Youghal AC…First woman (Photo by Joe Murphy)

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Start of the Juvenile One mile race

Recent race results…May 2016

Midleton 5 mile : The club had 18 members in the recent Midleton 5 mile road race.
26 O HERLIHY COLIN Eagle AC 30:04 30:01 M45 635
28 O CONNOR PATRICK Eagle AC 30:24 30:21 M45 702
67 McCann David Eagle AC 32:16 32:04 SM 531
72 Foley Colin Eagle AC 32:23 32:16 SM 439
77 O CALLAGHAN DAVID Eagle AC 32:29 32:27 M50 686
90 WALSH PATRICK Eagle AC 33:03 32:54 SM 501
102 O’Connor Mike Eagle AC 33:39 33:33 SM 493
112 Gallagher Mark Eagle AC 34:01 33:57 M40 202
132 LUCEY SEAN Eagle AC 34:45 34:32 SM 347
134 CARROLL DENIS Eagle AC 34:47 34:40 M55 594
143 DOOLEY MICHAEL Eagle AC 35:05 34:36 M50 418
157 MURPHY JOE Eagle AC 35:40 35:17 M60 297
223 Higgs Ken Eagle AC 37:23 37:08 M65 483
247 MCCARTHY JOHN Eagle AC 38:07 37:45 M40 524
306 QUIGLEY JOHN Eagle AC 39:32 39:13 M60 542
429 O RIORDAN FIONA Eagle AC 43:15 43:00 W45 636
471 Fitzgerald Ed Eagle AC 44:41 44:12 M45 410
493 SIEVEWRIGHT KEVIN Eagle AC 45:29 44:24 M50 223
Results

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Members of Midleton AC cordoning off some hazardous objects

Bweeng 5km and 10km: We had one member in the recent 5km race in Bweeng, while 3 others undertook the 10km distance:
5km
12. 119 Cathal Twomey m M20-39 0:20:36.0
10Km
5. 336 Don Keohane m M40-49 0:39:24.6 Eagle A.C.
22. 302 JOE Murphy m M60-69 0:44:33.4 EAGLE AC
27. 335 Michael Dooley m M40-49 0:45:46.9 Eagle A.C.
Results

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Ruairi O’Callaghan

Kingsley Challenge Series: Several members ran in the new Kingsley 10km race last Sunday morning. Congratulations to Ruairi O’ Callaghan on his podium finish! Ruairi was second home in a time of 37:32. Clubs were not listed, but other members running included:
2 Ruairi O’CALLAGHAN (164) 00:37:33 00:37:32 All Ages (2) Male (2)
7 Pat O’CONNOR (167) 00:38:44 00:38:42 All Ages (6) Male (6)
10 John DUNPHY (129) 00:41:12 00:41:11 All Ages (9) Male (9)
14 Glenn Kenneally (51) 00:41:49 00:41:47 All Ages (12) Male (12)
Results

Limerick Full and Half Marathon: Ten members went to Limerick last Sunday, with 2 in the full and 8 in the Half marathon. A special mention for our two ladies undertaking the full marathon, both achieving pbs- well done to Nora Corcoran and Grace O’ Leary!
Full Marathon:
Nora Corcoran 3:49:48
Grace O’Leary 4:00:05

Half Marathon:
Ronan Boland 1:20:12…2nd M45
Pat O’Connor 1:20:35…3rd M45
Mike McGrath 1:33:36…3rd M55
Linda Cussen 1:38:29
Elaine Guinane1:38:50
Lisa Boland 1:45:38
Grellan McGrath1:49:48…1:50 pacer
John Desmond…1:49:50…1:50 pacer

Drimoleague 5km: Well done to Ciarán Bouse on his 4th place finish in the recent Drimoleague 5km:
4 0:19:37 BOUSE, Ciaran Eagle AC M 06:18.7 76 4
Results

Great Island Four and Ten Mile: The rescheduled Cobh races took place on a sunny bank holiday Monday. We had a few representatives in both events (clubs not listed):
Ten Mile
14 Colin O HERLIHY (1132) 01:04:34 01:04:32 Ages 40-49 (7)
15 Pat O CONNOR (1113) 01:05:24 01:05:22 Ages 40-49 (8)
33 Damian MALONE (1490) 01:10:05 01:10:01 Senior Male (12)
62 Sean LUCEY (179) 01:13:59 01:13:51 Senior Male (28)
72 John DUNPHY (474) 01:14:29 01:14:29 Ages 40-49 (24)

Four Mile
15 Colin FOLEY (1025) 00:24:47 All Ages (14)
37 Karen BEVAN (1028) 00:28:05 Ages 35-44 (2)
53 John Quigley (1036) 00:31:10 All Ages (41)
Results & photos

Entries to the Cheetah Run 1 mile race for Juveniles opens Thurs 5th May 2016

Please note that the 2016 Cheetah Run will be held on Thursday the 19th of May 2016.

nightJuvenile 1 Mile Race…..There is also a new 1 mile race for juveniles this year (Ages 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15). This will take place before the 5k race at 7:15pm. The numbers will be limited to 200. Entries will close at mid on Friday the 13th of May.

Entries…The entry link is https://athleticsireland.primo-events.com/ps/event/2016CheetahMile

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The one mile race has been measured accurately by Jones Counter, will be chip timed and all finishers will receive a medal. Please note that there are no prizes in the juvenile race. The entry fee is €7.

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As always, entrants can bring family members to either race. This includes free access to the wildlife park for the runner and family members. This normally costs €15.50 per adult, or €46 for a family of two adults and two children.

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Deirdre Nagle wins the Ballyhoura Trail Half-Marathon

The annual Ballyhoura Mountain Marathon was held this year on the 30th of April and there three distances to chose from…a 36 mile Ultra, a 26 mile marathon and a 13 mile half.

We had 8 members in total taking part with 3 in the Ultra and 5 in the Half.

Well done to Deirdre Nagle who was first women home in the half!

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Deirdre Nagle winning the half-marathon followed closely by John Paul Daly (Photo: Kevin O’Connor)

Ballyhoura Mountain Ultra Marathon Results
6 Grellan McGrath 6:36:14 1006 Male
11 Neil Mackay 6:59:05 366 Male
21 Charlie Byrd 8:05:35 809 Male

Ballyhoura Mountain Half Marathon results
11 Austin Browne 1:57:24 Male 2047
16 Deirdre Nagle 2:01:01 Female 2….1st woman
17 John Paul Daly 2:01:03 Male 2115
76 Mary Cotter 2:26:07 Female 1244
81 Ita Kirwan 2:27:00 Female 1247

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3 in the 36 mile Ultra…Charlie Byrd, Neil MacKay & Grellan McGrath