Eagle AC medal at the 2018 Munster Half-Marathon Championships

The recent Great Limerick Run also doubled up as the 2018 Munster half-marathon championships. The club had a strong showing at this event and secured several podium positions.

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In the individual competition, Alan O’Brien took the Championship Gold with a new personal best time of 1h 09m 18s, his first time breaking the 70 minute barrier.

Individual Men
Medals Name Club Gun Time Chip Time
Gold: Alan O’Brien Eagle A.C. 01:09:21 01:09:18
Silver: Kenneth Rodgers St. John’S A.C. 01:09:59 01:09:58
Bronze: Michael Morgan St. Finbarrs A.C. 01:12:10 01:12:07

Alan along with Sean O’Keeffe and Ronan Boland secured a team Gold.

Team Results
Gold: Eagle A.C. Gun Time Chip Time
1. Alan O Brien 01:09:21 01:09:18
2. Sean O Keeffe 01:18:41 01:18:37
3. Ronan Boland 01:18:58 01:18:54

Total Gun Time (3 to Score) 03:47:00
Silver: Clonmel A.C.
Bronze: Dooneen A.C.

In the Master M35 category, Alan was of course the first home as well…

35+ Men
Medals Name Club Gun Time Chip Time
Gold: Alan O’Brien Eagle A.C. 01:09:21 01:09:18
Silver: Michael Morgan St. Finbarrs A.C. 01:12:10 01:12:07
Bronze: John Fitzgibbon Thurles Crokes A.C. 01:14:27 01:14:24

Ronan Boland and Frank Hill took Gold and Silver in the M45 category.

45+ Men
Medals Name Club Gun Time Chip Time
Gold: Ronan Boland Eagle A.C. 01:18:58 01:18:54
Silver: Frank Hill Eagle A.C. 01:23:52 01:23:47
Bronze: Conor Fleming Clonmel A.C. 01:26:15 01:26:03

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In the M55 category, Mike McGrath took Gold with a fine time of 1h 30m.

55+ Men
Medals Name Club Gun Time Chip Time
Gold: Mike McGrath Eagle 01:30:55 01:30:42
Silver: Anthony Power Clonmel A.C. 01:37:05 01:36:25
Bronze: Tom Madden Limerick Country Club 01:38:22 01:38:10

Mens results

In the women’s race, Lisa Boland and Anna Byrne took Gold and Silver in the F45 category.

45+ Women
Medals Name Club Gun Time Chip Time
Gold: Lisa Boland Eagle A.C. 01:47:53 01:47:43
Silver: Anna Byrne Eagle A.C. 01:51:00 01:48:14
Bronze: Sharon Goldsmith Limerick Country Club A.C. 01:58:18 01:50:19

Womens results

Well done to everyone on the medal haul!

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