Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Limerick...Results of the Murroe 5k run/walk - Sat 27th Aug 2016



This 5k in the village of Murroe in Co.Limerick attracted about 100 runners and walkers.

1 359 16.03 Declan Moore
2 402 17.21 Kieran Lees
3 360 17.31 David Richardson
1 260 19.01 Margaret Murphy
2 248 19.48 Lisa Griffin
3 240 20.59 Tanya Cox


The full results can be seen HERE

Monday, August 29, 2016

Waterford...Results of the Liz Hayes Memorial 5 mile race - Fri 26th Aug 2016

From West Waterford AC........Ailish Ni hAodha memorial Ballyduff 5 Mile 2016
The SE2 sponsors Ailish Ni hAodha memorial Ballyduff 5 Mile road race took place last Friday evening and the weather was ideal for the 105 runners and 40 walkers who completed the undulating course, after the nine stop downpour we witnessed at last years event, this year we are delighted to report that Ballyduff looked splendid in the evening sunshine which was welcome by all. It was great to see a much larger turnout this year which is deserving of the organizers Tony Latham and his team of helpers who had everything in tip top order for the event. 


The race was started at 7 pm by our honorary race starter this year Waterford's county hurling manager Derek McGrath from the community hall,which all the process from the night were donated to the upkeep of.Our sincere thanks to Derek for taking the time out to come along to support the local community in Ballyduff.As the runners made their way out of the village to the musical sounds of top WLR Broadcaster John O'Shea our eventual race winner was well and truly on his way to claiming the memorial cup on offer,Waterford's Frank Quinlan raced through the first mile in just under 5 minutes and laid the marker down without reply from any quarter , by the 2 mile the race was truly over as Frank was a minute clear of the chasers. the Waterford man went on to cross the finish line in a time of 26.50 well clear of his team mate Trevor Swift who finished 2nd in 28.38 with David Kynes Kilmore AC 3rd in 28.38.Mossie Keogh broke the 30 minutes when clocking 29.19 , excellent running on this course from Mossie. Ray Hahesy took the over 50 category with a time of 30.53. and the 1st junior priE was claimed by Alex Folry Waterfrod AC in 29.06. The prize for the first local finisher went to Brian Cuddihy 29.15.

Men’s Prize Winners
1st Frank Quinlan Waterford A.C. 26.50
2nd Trevor Swift Waterford A.C. 28.38
3rd David Kynes Kilcoole A.C. 28.56
O/40 Mossie Keogh West Waterford A.C. 29.19
O/50 Ray Hahesy West Waterford A.C. 30.53
Junior Alex Foley Waterford A.C. 29.06
1st local Brian Cuddihy Waterford A.C. 29.15

Emma Leahy who ran as an individual "with no club " was to be the winner of the cup for ladies in 2016, Emma ran and excellent time of 32.55, all most a minute ahead of her nearest rival Elaine O'Donovan St.Josephs AC 33.50 who finished 2nd with West Waterford's Kate Veale 3rd in 34.50.?claudia Lane Waterfrod Sc was to take 1st over 40 in a time of 35.50 and the over 50 prize winner was Ann Dunford West Waterford AC in 38.20 ,the first local finisher on the night was Rosie Van Der Valk In a time of 46.10.

Women’s Prize Winners
1st Emma Leahy N/A 32.55
2nd Elaine O’Donovan St. Joseph’s A.C. 33.50
3rd Kate Veale West Waterford A.C. 34.29
O/40 Claudia Lane Waterford A.C. 35.50
O/50 Ann Dunford West Waterford A.C. 38.20
1st local Rosie Van Der Valk Waterford A.C. 46.10



RESULTS >> The full results are up on the West Waterford AC website HERE
 

Photos...
1) Presentation photos HERE
2) Race photos HERE

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Notice...Glen of Aherlow Loop de Loop Half, Full & Ultra Marathon in Tipperary - Sat 17th Sept 2016


This event is coming up on Saturday the 17th of September in Co.Tipperary and there is a choice between a 13.1 mile half-marathon, 26.2 mile marathon and a 39.3 mile ultra-marathon.

The course is a 13.1 mile loop. You complete it once for the half, twice for the full and three times for the ultra.

From the organisers.......We are happy to roll out the 3rd edition of the Glen of Aherlow Loop de Loop Race.

The race start/finish this year will be in the village of Lisvernane in the Glen of Aherlow.

As with our other long distance races, sign up will include:
Hot showers afterward, Full meal, Tech Tee shirt and aid stations.
Route is fully marked and is chip timed.

This years race will be Sat 17th Sept 2016.
Ultra (3 loop) start 8am €60
Full Marathon (2 loop) start 10am €50
Half Marathon (1 loop) start 12noon €40

For registration visit www.imra.ie and follow following instructions :
1. Create an imra ID, login and password
2. Join imra for 2016 €10. This will generate a number for rest of year.
3. Purchase race of preference.

**We will issue you with a physical number on the day provided you are registered. No registration on the day. No cash on day.


All finishers will get a dry fit top.


Saturday, August 27, 2016

Kerry...Results of the Rose of Tralee 10k - Sun 21st Aug 2016

543 runners turned out for this years Rose of Tralee 10k race in Co.Kerry on Sunday the 21st of August 2016. That represents a drop of about 13% on last year but not as steep as drop as the previous year. As races go in Co.Kerry, 543 is still a pretty big number and this would make it one of the bigger ones in the year.

1 Sean O SULLIVAN     34:23     Senior  (1)     Male  (1)     1
2 Tommy OBRIEN         34:49     Ages 40-44  (1)     Male  (2)     2
3 Stephen YOUNG     35:03     Senior  (2)     Male  (3)     3    
13 Deirdre NAGLE     39:01     Senior  (1)     Female  (1)     13
25 Sharon CAHILL     41:22     Ages 50-54  (1)     Female  (2)     25
27 Siobhan DALY     41:33     Senior  (2)     Female  (3)     26 


The full results can be seen HERE

Cat positions & clubs on the Sports Timing site.

Photos....
1) There is a commercial gallery HERE
2) Tralee Today have a small gallery HERE

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Notice...Liz Hayes Memorial 5 mile fun run, Ballyduff - Fri 26th Aug 2016



From the organisers.....This year's race takes place on Friday August 26th, walkers setting off at 6:15pm and runners at 7pm. Entry for runners and walkers is 10 euro. se2 have sponsored cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd males and females home along with cash prizes for the first over 40 and 50 male and female finishers.

The first male and female home will also be presented with the perpetual Liz Hayes Memorial Trophy along with a smaller trophy to be kept by the winner. Once again we will have a large number of fantastic spot prizes generously sponsored by local businesses, giving everyone taking part in the race or walk a good chance of winning a prize.

West Waterford AC will be taking care of race timings..

There will also be a wide range of refreshments served after the race in the nearby Community Centre where the prize giving will also take place. All funds raised will be given to the Ballyduff Community Centre Redevelopment Fund.

http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1212484753

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Waterford...Results of the GSK Dungarvan 5 Mile - Fri 19th Aug 2016

Waterford...Results of the GSK Dungarvan 5 Mile - Fri 19th Aug 2016


A total of 208 runners turned out fo rthe GSK Dungarvan 5 mile road race on Friday the 19th of August 2016. This was the 11th and final race in the Ger Wyley Sports / SKINS Summer Series which was organised by West Waterford AC.

Men’s Prize Winners
1st James Ledingham West Waterford AC 27.03 2nd Danny Smyth Ballynonty AC 27.26 3rd David Ryan Clonmel AC 27.32 4th  Ruairi O’Donnell Ferrybank AC 28.14 5th John Murphy Grange Fermoy 28.15
O/40 PJ Scollard Waterford AC 28.30
O/45 Ger Murray N/A 30.15
O/50 Ray Hahessy West Waterford AC 29.47
O/55 Gerry Cantwell West Waterford AC 33.54
O/60 Joe Gough West Waterford AC 33.22
Junior Niall Blackwell West Waterford AC 29.46    

Women’s Prize Winners 1st Sylvia Malone Waterford AC 30.01 2nd Adele Walsh St. Senan’s AC 30.09 3rd Joan Ennis Grange Fermoy AC 31.48 4th Sinead Brannigan Waterford AC 34.55 5th Mary Molloy Carrick on Suir AC 35.12
O/35 Laura Flavin West Waterford AC 35.23
O/40 Linda Murphy Grange Fermoy AC 36.08
O/45 Brigid Coffey N/A 38.24
O/50 Anna Byrne Clonmel AC 35.16
O/55 Margaret Conway West Waterford AC 41.27
Junior Orna Keane N/A 43.17    


GSK Men’s Prize Winners
1st Dzintars Klava West Waterford AC 28.29 2nd Brian Byrne West Waterford AC 29.38 3rd Jason Travers West Waterford AC 30.33 4th John Downey West Waterford AC 33.51 5th Conor Blackwell West Waterford AC 34.11    

GSK Women’s Prize Winners 1st Catriona Lee West Waterford AC 36.02 2nd Rachel Phelan N/A 36.10 3rd Sharon Nugent West Waterford AC 37.56 4th Catriona Kiely West Waterford AC 41.07 5th Linda Flynn N/A 47.34 


Results...The full results can be seen HERE

Photos...
1) DC Images has a gallery HERE

Tipperary...Results of the Moycarkey Coolcroo AC 7k & 5k races - Fri 19th Aug 2016



A total of 85 runners turned out for the Moycarkey Coolcroo AC 7k & 5k races in Littleton on Fri 19th Aug 2016...40 in the 5k and 45 in the 7k. This represents a 40% drop on the number for 2015 and the lowest for a number of years.

Moycarkey Coolcroo AC 5K results
1 Richie Ryan     Portlaoise A C         17:29     SM
2 Noel Marum     Portlaoise A C         17:48     SM
3 Paudie Coen     Dundrum AC         17:58     SM
7 Marie O Shea     Moreabbey Milers     20:53     Sw
8 Mairead Julian     Dundrum AC         21:56     SW
9 Nuala Fitzgibbon     Thurles Crokes AC     22:15     SW


Moycarkey Coolcroo A C 7K                
1 William Stephens     Coolquill AC         23:50     SM
2 Shane Cooney     Brothers Pearse AC         24:57     SM
3 Thomas Blackburn     Moreabbey Milers     25:26     SM
12 Madeline Loughnane     Thurles Crokes AC     28:32     SW
13 Lorraine Healy     Moyne A C         28:57     SW
14 Phil Ryan     Ballynonty AC        29:10     SW


The full results can be seen HERE

Photos...
1) Billy Loughnane has a gallery of photos HERE
2) The organisers have a gallery HERE 

Kerry...Results of the Puck Warriors 5k - Wed 17th Aug 2016

A small crowd of just 27 runners turned out for the 4th and final 5k in the Puck Warriors Summer 5k series in Killorglin, Co.Kerry.

1. Patrick O Connor 17.07
2. Garvin Cronin 19.37
3. Aidan Cahill 20.18
1. Alsion Kirwan 19:51
2. Marie McKenna 22.31
3. Erin Hayes 23.14


The full results can be seen HERE

Recent results from the Munster Mountain Running Association...Murroe, Comeraghs, Paps & Galtymore

Some recent results from the Munster Mountain Running Association...

- - - July 2016 - - -
Limerick...Wed 27th (8pm)...IMRA Murroe Trail Race...Results
Waterford...Sun 31st (1pm)...IMRA Comeraghs Trail Race...Results

- - - August 2016 - - -
Kerry...Wed 3rd (8pm)...IMRA Paps Trail Race...Results
Tipperary...Sun 14th (1pm)...IMRA Galtymore Trail Race...Results

Monday, August 22, 2016

Limerick...Results of the Curraghchase 10k race - Sun 21st Aug 2016

A total of 448 runners turned out for this years Curraghchase 10k race with another 12 in the 8k.

1 Declan Moore    m    10k    0:33:51
2 Dermot McMahon    m    10k    0:35:59
3 Michael O'Callaghan    m    10k    0:43:05
11 Ausra MacKeviciute    f    10k    0:44:13
15 Ailbhe Healy    f    10k    0:44:27
24 BRIGITA LUSKTE    f    10k    0:45:30


The full results can be seen HERE

Photos...(Updated 27th Aug)
1) Dermot Mullane has a large gallery HERE
2) The organisers have some finish line photos HERE 

Notice...Open Cross Country in Newcastle West, Co.Limerick - Sun 28th Aug 2016

With the cross country season coming up in late Autumn, West Limerick AC are organising an event which should appeal to club athletes in training as well as those who have never tried X-Country before.


From the organisers...West Limerick AC...Open Cross Country:
The third annual Open XC takes place in the Demense, Newcastle West on August 28th. Starts at 12pm. Adult races start at approximately 1.30. This has proved to be a big success since its inception and clubs travel from all over Munster. There is something for everyone and it will give a good base for the competiting athletes ahead of their upcoming cross country championship races.


Entry Fees: Mens 8k €10, Ladies 5k €10, Fit4Life 2 miles €7, Juveniles €5


Registration from 11am at the Newcastle West Community Centre.


Juvenile distances: u10 1000m, u12 2000m, u14 3000m, u16 4000m, u18 boys 6000m, u18 girls 4000m.
Prizes: Juveniles: Medals for 1st 3 boys and girls all ages
Fit4Life: Medals for 1st 3
Ladies 5k and Mens 8k: Commemorative medals for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1st o40 and 1st o50, Teams (4 to score)
Refreshments and Changing facilities provided in the Community Centre. Parking available at the same venue. For further details contact 087-7725941


Directions........Detailed directions on how to get there can be seen HERE

This is a map of the course...

Juvenile race...

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Clare...Results of the Ennis Track AC Fleadh 5 mile road race - Sat 20th Aug 2016

This new race on the calendar was organised by Ennis Track AC and attracted a small field of just 62 runners.

1    311    Damien Landers    Male    Ennis Track    0:25:56
2    310    Kenneth Rodgers    Male    St. Johns A.C.    0:25:57
3    168    Rory Chesser    Male    Ennis Track    0:26:19
10    306    Dee Grady    Female    Ennis Track    0:30:56
13    434    Aisling Kelly    Female    St. Johns A.C.    0:32:13
18    274    Rebecca Koch    Female    Team getFit    0:33:48


The full results can be seen HERE

Monday, August 15, 2016

Results & photos of the Clonmel Half-Marathon...Sun 14th Aug 2016


In marked contrast to a lot of other races in Munster which are losing numbers, the Boston Scientific Half-Marathon in Clonmel continues to grow with a record 616 finishers this year, up 6% on 2015. Leevale AC from Cork dominated the top of the field in both the men's and women's races with Claire McCarthy setting a new course record of 1:15:10. The previous record of 1:20:35 was set by Angela McCann of Clonmel AC back in 2012.

1     John O Connell     Leevale A C     SM       1:12:18 
2     Conor McCauley     Leevale A C     SM       1:13:02
3     Ruairi O Donnell     Ferrybank A C     SM  1:14:43 
5     Claire Gibbons Mccarthy  Leevale A C  SW   1:15:10 
29     Nollaigh O Neill  LEEVALE AC     SW   1:24:21 
71     Linda Grogan     Dundrum A C     SW   1:28:58


The Men’s Masters awards were as follows:
1st 0/40 – Padraic Birmingham (Mallow AC) 81:02, 2nd 0/40 – Dermot Ryan (West Waterford AC) 82:56,
1st 0/45 – Valerin Turcan (Clonmel) 85:24, 2nd 0/45 – Gerard Murphy (Rathgormack) 85:39,
1st 0/50 – Liam Cotter (St Finbarr’s AC) 82:25, 2nd 0/50 – Stephen Devereaux (Youghal AC) 85:44,
1st 0/55 – Billy Walsh (Tallow) 85:26, 2nd 0/55 – Liam Butler (Dundrum AC) 89:29,
1st 0/60 – Tom Halpin (Ballynonty AC) 87:30 and 2nd 0/60 – Neilus Ahern (Midleton AC) 99:39

The Women’s Master award winners were as follows:
1st 0/35 – Sarah Lee (Waterford) 94:19, 2nd 0/35 – Karen Hartigan (Ennis) 95:06,
1st 0/40 – Michelle Nolan (Youghal AC) 93:14, 2nd 0/40 – Anne Woulfe (St Finbarr’s AC) 94:45,
1st 0/45 – Siobhan McHugh (Clonmel AC) 93:45, 2nd 0/45 – Orla Crosbie (St Finbarr’s AC) 94:06,
1st 0/50 – Orla O Rourke (Ballymore Cobh AC) 92:39, 2nd 0/50 – Anna Byrne (Clonmel AC) 96:27,
1st 0/55 – Bernie Hopkins (Clonmel AC) 116:25 and 2nd 0/55 – Catherine Linehan (Watergrasshill AC) 116:33.


>>Results....The full results can be seen HERE

Photos...
1) Paul Condon Photography has a large gallery HERE
2) Tipperary Photos has another large gallery HERE 
3) Andy O'Rourke Photography has 2 small galleries... #1 #2 #3

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tipperary...Results of the Glen 5k - Sat 13th Aug 2016

84 runners turned out for this 5k race in the Glen of Aherlow on Sat 13th Aug 2016, up 2 from the 82 of last year.


1     Stuart Moloney     Aherlow         16:04     SM 
2     Colm  Bradshaw     Annacarty         18:48     SM
3     Willie O'Donoghue     Galbally         19:14     SM
7     Sharon Cleere     Thurles         20:24     SW 
8     Elaine O'Donoghue     Aherlow         21:07     SW 
21     Ruby Carroll     Clonmel         23:07     SW
 

The full results can be seen HERE

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Clare...Results of the Johnny Hayes Memorial & Clare Ladies 5k - Wed 10th Aug 2016

220 took part in the Johnny Hayes Memorial & Clare Ladies 5k in Co.Clare on Wed 10th Aug 2016.

1 16:19    KENNETH RODGERS,     St Johns AC    M
2 18:10    THOMAS GARRAHY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M
3 18:52    JOHN CAHILL,     St Johns AC    M
12 21:05    ANNE MARIE CONNELLAN,     Ennis Track AC    F
13 21:12    RIANNE MC HUGH,     Sligo    F
14 21:19    CAROL O LEARY,     Newmarket On Fergus Ladies     F 


The full results can be seen HERE

Monday, August 8, 2016

Kerry...Results of the Kilgobnet 5k race - Sun 7th Aug 2016

Just 38 runners turned out for this years Kilgobnet 5km road race in Co.Kerry on Sun 7th Aug 2016. In previous years, it was a 4 mile.


Proceeds from the race went to the “Clodagh O’Shea fund”. (Clodagh is a local 6 year old girl, awaiting kidney transplant)

2016 Kilgobnet Road Race                   
Position    Number    Time    Name    Club    Category
1    459    0:17:12    Robert Purcell    Gneeveguilla    Senior
2    473    0:17:22    Damien Foley    Iveragh    Senior
3    472    0:18:06    Declan Murphy    SOTL    Senior
4    462    0:18:55    Joe Walsh        O40
5    461    0:20:00    Stephen Griffin    SOTL    O40
6    471    0:20:13    Naimh Clifford    SOTL    Senior
7    464    0:20:13    Ml Mangan    SOTL    O50
8    484    0:20:48    John Kelliher    Tralee Triathlon    Senior
9    478    0:20:51    Kerry Eagar    SOTL    Junior
10    454    0:20:52    Caroline Murphy    Gneeveguilla    O50
11    460    0:20:55    Andrew Purcell    Gneeveguilla    Senior
12    463    0:21:39    Jerry Fleming        O40
13    465    0:22:23    Ann Mangan    SOTL    O50
14    476    0:23:20    Denis McDonald        O40
15    486    0:23:44    Michael Kissane        O40
16    479    0:24:01    Lola Eagar    SOTL    Junior
17    469    0:24:09    Cian McAulliffe        Junior
18    467    0:24:17    Cormac O Shea        O40
19    450    0:25:27    C McCarthy    An Riocht    O50
20    474    0:25:38    Tom Browne        O50
21    475    0:25:38    Donie o Sullivan        O40
22    480    0:25:42    Marina Eagar    SOTL    Junior
23    466    0:26:13    Siobhan Falvey    SOTL    O40
24    482    0:26:13    Susan Barrett    SOTL    O40
25    455    0:28:45    Mary Carey    SOTL    O40
26    457    0:28:57    Tony White        Junior
27    455    0:29:09    Brian White        Senior
28    481    0:29:25    Ciara Eagar    SOTL    Junior
29    477    0:29:43    Teresa O Shea        Senior
30    483    0:32:05    Nuala Murphy    SOTL    O40
31    487    0:33:00    Elaine Kissane    SOTL    O40
32    451    0:34:00    Alice Dillane    An Riocht    O40
33    453    0:37:15    Joan O Sullivan    Gneeveguilla    O60
34    468    0:37:51    Michelle O Connell        O40
35    470    0:38:47    Maggs Cambell        O40
36    452    0:38:48    Ross Gallagher    Gneeveguilla   
37    456    0:39:44    Lorna White        Senior
38    458    0:40:08    Muireann White        Junior


2015 results

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Kerry...Results of the Annascaul 5k & 10 - Sat 6th Aug 2016

In 2015, there was a modest 132 taking part in this 5k & 10k event in Annascaul in West Kerry...79 in the 5k and 53 in the 10k. This year, there has been a big drop in number with only 79 taking part, a drop of some 40%. There were 50 in the 5k and just 29 in the 10k.

5km...
1 00:21:57 John Mullins, M
2 00:22:02 Emmet Kennedy, M
3 00:23:26 Eamon Hickson, M
5 00:25:22 Claire Finn, F
6 00:25:31 Dolores Ferriter, F
8 00:26:52 Ellie Williams, F


10km...
1 00:39:59 Billy O Brien, M An Riocht
2 00:40:11 Padraig O Dubhgain, M Leevale
3 00:46:23 Gearoid Mac Gearailt, M
9 00:49:06 Suzanne Neilan, F An Riocht
13 00:57:00 Margaret Foley, F
15 00:59:58 Margaret Greaney, F


The full results can be seen HERE

Notice...An Riocht AC 5k Series, Castleisland Co.Kerry - Sept 2016

This Autumn 5 km race series is coming up in Caslteisland, Co.Kerry on three Wednesday evenings in September. The entry fee is €5 for the first two with the last one costing €10.



The series is organised by An Ríocht AC and registration for each race is at their clubhouse at the track in Castleisland.

More info about the location of the track and the race route can be seen HERE

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Waterford...Results & photos of the Marine Climb 6 mile road race - Fri 5th Aug 2016



A total of 114 runners turned out for this years Marine Climb 6 mile road race, up 9.6% on the 2015 figure. This was the 10th race of the 11 in the Ger Wyley Sports / SKINS Summer Series organised by West Waterford AC.

Marine Climb 2016    
Men’s Prize Winners
1st Raivis Zakis West Waterford AC 35.38
2nd Mark Rowe West Waterford AC 36.35
3rd Pat Hennessy N/A 36.39
O/40 Mossie Keogh West Waterford AC 37.42
O/45 Yevgeniy Chizhikov West Waterford AC 39.37
O/50 Ray Hahessy West Waterford AC 39.30
O/55 Anthony Dwyer West Waterford AC 44.56
Junior Shane O’Riordan West Waterford AC 40.04    

Women’s Prize Winners 
1st  Phyllis Flynn Stragglers AC 43.54
2nd Kate Veale West Waterford AC 44.11 

3rd Laura Flavin West Waterford AC 44.56
O/35 Janet Quinlan Saturday Road Runners 45.43
O/40 Angeline Drennan West Waterford AC 48.32
O/45 Brigid Coffey N/A 49.57
O/50 Stephanie Ilsley N/A 45.50
Junior Hannah Mai Flynn South London Harriers 47.33 


The full results are up on the West Waterford AC website HERE

Photos...
1) West Waterford AC have a gallery of photos HERE

First 3 women (L-R)...Phyllis Flynn, Kate Veale & Laura Flavin

Kerry...Results of the Puck Warriors 5k run - Wed 3rd Aug 2016

Just 22 runners turned out for this 5k in Killorglin on Wed 3rd August 2016. There were 33 and 37 in the first two races in the series.

Patrick O Connor 16:52
Damien Foley 17:44
Stephen Griffin 20:10
Alison Kirwan 19:47
Sharon Cahill 20:29
Ursula Barrett 22:16


The full results can be seen HERE