Results of the Shanagarry 5 mile road race…Thurs 23rd June 2016

A total of 21 Eagle AC members turned out for the Shanagarry 5 mile road race on Thursday the 24th of June, the second race of four in the 2016 Ballycotton Summer Series. We had three members taking category prizes…John O’Callaghan, Karen Bevan and Ita Kirwan.

15 0:28:54 O’CALLAGHAN, Ruairi Eagle AC M 05:46.7
18 0:29:16 O’CALLAGHAN, John Eagle AC M45 05:51.1
22 0:29:33 KENNEALLY, Damien Eagle AC M 05:54.5
28 0:30:12 O’CONNOR, Pat Eagle AC M45 06:02.3 29
34 0:30:45 O’HERLIHY, Colin Eagle AC M45 06:08.9
38 0:31:04 O’SULLIVAN, Vincent Eagle AC M 06:12.7
40 0:31:05 GEARY, Kevin Eagle AC M 06:12.9 36
62 0:31:59 KENNEALLY, Glenn Eagle AC M40 06:23.7
73 0:32:31 FOLEY, Colin Eagle AC M 06:30.1 100
86 0:32:50 BRISTOW, Chris Eagle AC M 06:33.9
95 0:33:03 DESMOND, John Eagle AC M50 06:36.5
135 0:34:22 O’LEARY, Martin Eagle AC M 06:52.3
184 0:36:17 BEVAN, Karen Eagle AC F35 07:15.2
186 0:36:19 GALLAGHER, Mark Eagle AC M40 07:15.6
223 0:37:13 KIRWAN, Ita Eagle AC F45 07:26.4
242 0:37:52 O’FARRELL, Andrew Eagle AC M60 07:34.2
248 0:37:57 CURTIN, Kieran Eagle AC M 07:35.2
281 0:38:48 MCCARTHY, John Eagle AC M40 07:45.4
287 0:38:56 COTTER, Mary Eagle AC F50 07:47.0
326 0:40:11 QUIGLEY, John Eagle AC M60 08:02.0
379 0:42:05 DONOVAN, Conn Eagle AC M 08:24.8
391 0:42:29 O’DRISCOLL, Kevin Eagle AC M60 08:29.6
Results

Overall positions after two races

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John O’Callaghan…3rd M45

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Karen Bevan wins 3rd F35

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Club notes…Thurs 23rd June 2016

Another week and another busy week of road races and results.

Results…by Karen Bevan:

Sun 19th June 2016…Dunmanway 10k road race
17 Mike MCGRATH (43) 00:41:20 Ages 55-59 (1)
48 Ita Kirwan (124) 00:47:50 Ages 45-49 (2)
75 Donal Griffin (145) 00:51:43 Ages 50-54 (7)
95 Fiona O’RIORDAN (55) 00:54:46 Ages 45-49 (6)
102 Jane Mcgrath (144) 00:55:50 Ages 50-54 (4)
Results

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Mike McGrath 1st M55 and  Ita Kirwan 2nd F45 in the Dunmanway 10k

Saturday 18th June …Ballincollig Park Run
The 1st Ballincollig 5km Parkrun had 5 Eagle members taking part
8 John DUNPHY 19:43 VM45-49 Eagle A.C.
34 Paul COTTER 22:44 VM55-59 Eagle A.C.
61 Michael DOOLEY 24:53 VM50-54 Eagle A.C.
67 Derek COSTELLO 25:13 VM45-49 Eagle A.C.
98 Joe MURPHY 26:53 VM60-64 Eagle A.C.
Results

Ballyclough Harbour 5k road race
26 578 0:21:13 CARROLL, Denis EAGLE M M50 0:06:51… 1st M50
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Friday 17th June …Inniscarra 4 Mile
8 0:24:44 O’HERLIHY, Colin Eagle AC M45 06:10.9 596 8… 1st M45
11 0:25:18 BOUSE, Ciaran Eagle AC M 06:19.4 641 11
13 0:25:38 MULCAHY, Ken Eagle AC M45 06:24.4 659 13… 2nd M45
17 0:26:21 SIEVEWRIGHT, Kevin Eagle AC M50 06:35.1 539 17… 2nd M50
29 0:28:20 CARROLL, Denis Eagle AC M55 07:04.9 574 29… 1st M55
33 0:28:41 DOOLEY, Michael Eagle AC M50 07:10.1 654 33
39 0:29:25 MURPHY, Joe Eagle AC M60 07:21.1 571 39… 2nd M60
52 0:30:55 KIRWAN, Ita Eagle AC F45 07:43.6 604 52… 2nd F45
69 0:33:03 LOONEY, Bernadette Eagle AC F45 08:15.6 588 69
70 0:33:04 COTTER, Mary Eagle AC F50 08:15.9 632 70… 1st F50
Results

Thursday 16th June …COOLAGOWN ‘5K’
Congratulations to Eileen O’ Callaghan, who was 3rd Lady home !
26 0:19:06 O’CALLAGHAN, Eileen Eagle AC F40 06:08.7 628 26
58 0:20:45 WALSH, Patrick Eagle AC M 06:40.6 731 58
Results

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Eileen O’Callaghan…3rd woman in the Coolnagown 5k

Wednesday 15th June …Glanmire GAA Club 15th Annual 4 Mile Road Race
10 Damien KENNEALLY 00:23:25 00:23:25 627
13 Vincent O SULLIVAN 00:24:19 00:24:19 476
27 Colin FOLEY 00:25:38 00:25:39 94
43 Kevin FENNESSY 00:26:55 00:27:17 467
Results

Clonpriest 5Km Road Race, East Cork .
24 MCGRATH MIKE 544 19:37 19:37 6:19/M M55 EAGLE …2nd M55
45 MCCARTHY TIM 664 21:09 21:06 6:49/M MS EAGLE AC
Results

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Mike McGrath…2nd M55 in the Clonpriest 5k

Track & Field News… by Keith Burke
We had several participants at Round 3 of the Cork Graded League on Monday 20th June and some very good performances. In the 3,000m, John O’Callaghan finished 10th clocking a new personal best of 10:05.37 in the process (one of many P.B.s in recent weeks for John!). Kevin Geary finished 18th in a time of 10:42.07.
In the 200m, new member John O’Connor finished second in his heat in a time of 28.19.
Unfortunately our 4x400m relay team did not have a challenger for their race other than the clock but the team nonetheless came very close to breaking 4 minutes in a time of 4:02.5. Putting the time in context, 4:02.5 was ranked as the 10th best performance overall among all events and participants at Round 3 of the League. The team ran in the order of Keith Burke, Chris Bristow, David O’Donovan and Damian Kenneally.

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Eagle AC sat in 8th place in the League Table after Round 2 but our performances in Round 3 should see the club climb a few places. We had seven members competing at the latest Round which is our highest number at an individual Round this year or last year; let’s keep the numbers up and boost our League position!

Looking ahead, Round 4 of the Cork Graded League is on 12th July and the Munster Masters Track & Field Championships are to be held at Waterford RSC on Sunday 31st July. Further details on the Munster Championships are available on the Munster Athletics website.

Flickr Photos by Derek Costello:
14 Jun 2016 VM Ware… https://flic.kr/s/aHskywFAiy
15th June 2016 …Glanmire 4 mile road race… https://flic.kr/s/aHskCvN4bL
16th June 2016 Coolagown 5k … https://flic.kr/s/aHskCvHuko
17th June 2016 ….Inniscarra 4 mile… https://flic.kr/s/aHskCvFzRh
18th June 2016 Ballincollig 5km parkrun… https://flic.kr/s/aHskCDUS16

Club notes…Sat 18th June 2016

Results… by Karen Bevan
VMware 5k Result June 14th 2016
Clubs were not listed in this BHAA race but lots of category prizes for Eagle Members!
Ladies: 0/40 1st Gillian Murphy 00:20:38, 2nd Bernadette Lee 00:21:02
0/45 2nd Bernadette Looney 00:24:17
Mens: 0/45 2nd Ken Mulcahy 00.18.27, 3rd John Dunphy 00:19:13
0/60 2nd Joe Murphy 00:21:40
0/65 1st Richard Piotrowski 00:20:09

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Ber Lee & Ber Looney…2nd in their respective categories

Bride Rovers Ladies Football 6km in Bartlemy-Sunday 12th June 2016
4th Pat O’Connor Eagle A/C 120 22.18

Firmount 6km fun run– Sunday 12th June
48 Mick Dooley 25.44

East Ferry 5 mile road race– Fri 10th June
Clubs were not listed but some results as follows;
13 Vincent O Sullivan (75) 00:30:54 Mens (7) Male (13)
23 Colin Foley (239) 00:32:42 Mens (13) Male (13)
72 Ita Kirwan (146) 00:38:11 O45 (3) Female (8)
96 Siobhan Murphy (32) 00:40:47 O40 (4) Female (14)
Results

Kilfinane 4 Mile– Fri 10th June
5th Ruairi O’Callaghan 0:22:45 (PB) Well Done Ruairi !

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Merck BHAA 6 Km – Thurs 9th June
Eagle Category Prizes:
0/40 3rd Ken Mulcahy 00:22:43
0/55 1st Mike McGrath 00:23:28
0/60 3rd Joe Murphy 00:26:46
0/65 1st Richard Piotrowski 00:24:37, 2nd Ken Higgs 00:27:35

Belle Of Ballincollig 5 km– Thurs 9th June
11 0:18:11 KEOHANE, Don Eagle AC M40
12 0:18:13 BOUSE, Ciaran Eagle AC
13 0:18:16 O’CONNOR, Pat Eagle AC M40
26 0:19:32 SIEVEWRIGHT, Kevin Eagle AC M50
37 0:20:31 O’CONNOR, Mike Eagle AC
60 0:22:09 CAHILL, Seamus Eagle AC M50
66 0:22:31 COTTER, Maeve Eagle AC
107 0:24:54 SHEEHAN, Grainne Eagle AC
112 0:25:40 BUCKLEY, Aidan Eagle AC M50
Results

Results of Trail Races… by Gerard Down :
The MMRA 4 mile Kilworth Trail Race was held at Kilworth Woods on Wednesday June 8th with a total field of 42 runners – 28 male and 14 female runners.
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Track & Field News… by Keith Burke
We had two participants at Round 2 of the Cork Graded League on Thursday 9th June. John O’Callaghan was 3rd in his heat of the 800m in a time of 2:22.67 and Keith Burke was 4th in his 400m heat in a time of 62.87s.

Training: Cork City Sports: Just to give advance notice, please note that there will be NO Eagle track session on Tuesday June 28th, due to the Cork City Sports at CIT

Niamh McCarthy wins Silver at the European IPC Championships in Italy

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Congratulations to club member Niamh McCarthy who today won a Silver medal at the European Paralympic Championships in Italy. Competing in the F40/F41 discus category, Niamh threw a distance of 27.05 metres. Not only was this a new personal best distance for her but  it was also a new European record in the F41 category. Niamh finished behind a Polish athlete who was in the F40 category and finished ahead on points.

Niamh is of course no stranger to international success having won Bronze at the World Championships in Doha last year. The current European Championships are part of her build up for the Paralymic Games in Rio later in the Summer.

From Paralympics Ireland…..An extremely focused performance from Cork athlete McCarthy saw her set a new F41 European Record and Personal Best early on with a distance of 25.45m, before going on to break this record on her third throw with a distance of 27.05m.

In what was a mixed class event (F40 and F41) McCarthy was pipped to the gold medal by F40 Polish athlete Renata Sliwinska who won the event on points.

“That was absolutely stunning,” said an almost speechless National Throws Coach, Dave Sweeney. “A truly stunning performance from Niamh. She smashed her PB to smithereens, and it really was unfortunate that she lost out on gold by points in the mixed class event.

“She is thrilled now to have thrown so well, and remained focused throughout. It was an absolutely incredible performance and moves her well up the world rankings. We’ve had a fantastic few days now with everyone throwing extremely well. They all did really well in Doha at the World Championships and have all moved up a level again from that, it’s been amazing to watch.”

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Club notes…Doneraile 5k & Cork City Marathon

Results
Doneraile 5k : This 5k race in Doneraile Park on Friday the 3rd of June was organised by Mallow AC and attracted a large field of over 400 runners. We had 3 members present with Mike McGrath taking first place in the M55 category.…
30 McGrath Mike Eagle AC 19:39 M55 …1st
89 Dooley Michael Eagle AC 22:32 M50
96 Carroll Denis Eagle AC 22:51 M55
Cork City Marathon results: We had 20 members take part in the Cork City marathon on Monday the 6th of June, with 35 going in the half (2015…full 15, half 37). As you probably heard, the half went the wrong route and covered nearly half a mile too much. Missing from results below are pacers Grellan McGrath (3:30 full) and David O Donovan (1:50 Half) Results:

Full:
54 Tony Cambridge (963) 03:10:31 03:10:25 O45 (9) Male (52)
65 Paul Cotter (700) 03:13:37 03:13:31 O40 (12) Male (63)
112 John Sheehan (747) 03:22:02 03:21:48 O45 (19) Male (104)
153 Christopher Bristow 97 03:27:13 03:26:45 O30 (17) Male (142)
181 David McCann (99) 03:30:09 03:29:40 O35 (48) Male (169)
183 Denis Carroll (415) 03:30:36 03:30:28 O55 (2) Male (171)
267 Peadar Forbes (1120) 03:42:21 03:41:45 O30 (30) Male (247)
305 Donal Dowling (1139) 03:45:44 03:44:54 O40 (66) Male (281)
322 Elaine Guinane (1021) 03:48:06 03:47:18 O35 (8) Female (28)
325 Gary Firmo (1302) 03:48:16 03:47:32 O35 (77) Male (297)
326 Charlie Byrd (1303) 03:48:18 03:47:34 O50 (21) Male (298)
356 Sean Lucey (106) 03:50:48 03:50:19 Senior (41)Male (322)
412 Finbarr Lehane (370) 03:55:34 03:54:45 O45 (65) Male (370)
513 Alan Foley (487) 04:05:29 04:04:21 O40 (101)Male (452)
632 Helen Cronin (722) 04:18:43 04:17:22 O35 (22) Female (92)
706 Pat King (865) 04:26:47 04:25:34 O40 (136)Male (589)
719 Mairead Lonergan (36) 04:27:51 04:26:44 O30 (21) Female (123)
750 Sorcha Nash (1020) 04:30:30 04:29:17 O35 (33) Female (133)
840 Sean Murphy (615) 04:42:08 04:41:05 O35 (161) Male (677)

Half Marathon
15 Pat O’connor (2668) 01:25:25 01:25:23 Senior (12) Male (15) 15
31 Vincent O’Sullivan (3602) 01:29:24 01:29:18 Senior (22) Male (29) 31
40 Martin Leahy (3987) 01:30:59 01:30:53 Senior (27) Male (38) 40
49 Damian Kenneally (2462) 01:31:52 01:31:48 Senior (35) Male (46) 49
53 Michael Forde (2386) 01:31:58 01:31:51 Senior (36) Male (49) 52
56 Ronan Boland (2579) 01:32:17 01:32:12 O50 (2) Male (52) 56
59 Alan O’ Brien (3343) 01:32:47 01:32:41 Senior (39) Male (55) 59
87 Richard Piotrowski (2888) 01:35:58 01:35:50 O65 (1) Male (80) 86
111 Gregg Moore (3632) 01:38:46 01:38:36 O45 (3) Male (99) 113
125 Sean O’keeffe (2393) 01:40:02 01:39:46 O35 (15) Male (112) 124
128 Glenn Kenneally (3732) 01:40:17 01:40:10 Senior (75) Male (114) 133
131 John Scannell (4138) 01:40:23 01:40:14 Senior (78) Male (117) 134
137 Martin O Leary (3263) 01:40:46 01:40:38 Senior (83) Male (123) 141
143 Ken Mulcahy (3382) 01:40:59 01:40:42 Senior (85) Male (127) 144
182 Gillian Murphy (3635) 01:43:24 01:43:14 O40 (1) Female (23) 183
208 Cathal Twomey (2445) 01:44:48 01:44:28 Senior (118) Male (182) 207
301 Karen Bevan (3995) 01:48:47 01:48:22 Senior (28) Female (40) 305
302 Raymond Harrington (3125) 01:48:48 01:48:40 Senior (177) Male (262) 314
393 John Mccarthy (3273) 01:52:09 01:51:46 Senior (226) Male (332) 405
399 Richard Hawkins (4167) 01:52:23 01:52:13 Senior (229) Male (337) 414
459 Maeve Cotter (3689) 01:53:44 01:52:49 Senior (56) Female (78) 452
464 Conn Donovan (3061) 01:53:48 01:52:58 Senior (260) Male (384) 462
488 Derek Costello (2235) 01:54:41 01:54:26 Senior (268) Male (403) 506
503 Fleur Dixon (2010) 01:55:12 01:54:16 Senior (62) Female (88) 499
592 Frances O’connor (3308) 01:58:09 01:57:37 Senior (85) Female (122) 605
624 Donal Mcgrath (3359) 01:58:53 01:57:51 Senior (327) Male (493) 614
693 Bernadette Looney (4092) 02:00:24 01:59:35 Senior (109) Female (155) 705
839 Patrick Walsh (3081) 02:04:11 02:02:45 O30 (29) Male (635) 840
895 Nora Corcoran (3027) 02:05:09 02:03:53 Senior (165) Female (230) 898
897 Ed Fitzgerald (3042) 02:05:09 02:03:53 Senior (437) Male (667) 899
972 Fiona O’riordan (4137) 02:07:06 02:06:06 Senior (182) Female (258) 985
1046 Lisa Boland (2659) 02:09:00 02:08:38 Senior (211) Female (297) 1080
1076 Jerry Guiney (2051) 02:09:59 02:09:10 Senior (510) Male (762) 1104
1192 Betty Mc Kenzie (3538) 02:12:41 02:11:23 Senior (273) Female (380) 1201
1654 Stephanie O’ Gorman (3447) 02:27:52 02:27:12 Senior (455) Female (651) 1684

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First marathon for Helen Cronin

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Start of the marathon & relay

Rehydration

Post race get together

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Club notes…Fri 3rd June 2016

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Whitechurch Macra 5km: Congratulations to Damian Kenneally, who was first man home in this 5km last weekend. Over a tough course, Damian ran 18.01 and finished over two minutes clear of second place.

Clare Burren Marathon : The Clare Burren marathon Challenge was held last Saturday, May 28th. We had one member in the half-marathon:
159 Conn Donovan 02:15:59 02:16:34 485 M (109) Eagle AC

Post-Marathon Get together: Message from Ed Fitzgerald and David O’ Donovan- Meet up post marathon in the Ovens Bar, Oliver Plunkett street from 6pm onwards. All welcome for few well-earned drinks and post-race analysis.

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Flickr Photos by Derek Costello:
26th May 2016 Ballycotton series ,Ballyandreen 2016
https://flic.kr/s/aHskAdP7UY

31st May 2016 John Buckley Sports 5k
https://flic.kr/s/aHskAPG4Eh

29th May 2016 ….Whitechurch Macra 5k
https://flic.kr/s/aHskxyTm54