Alan O’Brien finishes 7th in National Masters Cross Country race


The National Masters Cross Country Championships were held in Waterford IT on Sunday the 12th of February with runners from all over Ireland taking part. Eagle AC club member Alan O’Brien finished in an impressive 7th place in this national competition and was the 4th man from Cork in the results.

255 23:24 1 Michael Harty East Cork A.C. East Cork A.C.
260 23:55 3 Tim Twomey Leevale A.C. Leevale A.C.
309 24:11:00 6 Michael Herlihy North Cork A.C.
263 24:13:00 7 Alan O’Brien Eagle A.C.
257 24:30:00 9 Paul Moloney Mallow A.C. Mallow A.C.
247 24:44:00 11 Kenneth Kelleher East Cork A.C. East Cork A.C.
299 25:21:00 24 John O’Connell Leevale A.C. Leevale A.C.
378 25:23:00 25 Michael Harrington Bantry A.C.

Despite the fact that he wasn’t selected for the Cork team, he finished ahead of half of that team which won the M35 Gold in the inter county competition.

Men O35 Team County Team Points
Place County Positions
1 Cork 1, 3, 6, 9, 11, 25

The full results are up on the Athletics Ireland website HERE.

Photo courtesy of West Waterford AC