Clonmel runners shine in 5k event

The first 5k of 2014 took place in Newcastle last Sunday and it was great to see so many athletes competing and especially as this race is part of the Joe Grinsell 100k Challenge, a challenge that is open to everyone.

The first 5k of 2014 took place in Newcastle last Sunday and it was great to see so many athletes competing and especially as this race is part of the Joe Grinsell 100k Challenge, a challenge that is open to everyone.

David Mansfield opened his season with a very good performance when winning in 16 mins 52 secs.

Mark Darmody was 2nd in 17 mins 1 sec while Jimmy Boland also ran very well when finishing 5th in 17 mins 40 secs.

Derek Nolan also ran very well when finishing 6th to win the over 45 award in 17:48 with Angela McCann 2nd Senior lady in 19 mins 1 sec.

Clonmel also had good performances from John Walsh 14th 19:12, John Brown 16th 19:19, James Denn 17th 19:23, Liam Casey 19th 19:45, Tom Bourke 20th 19:49, Pat O’Connor 21st 19:50. Mary Molloy who also won the over 35 award in 20:09, Shane Fitzgibbon 30th 20:43, Dave Johnson 31st 20:45, Mike Fitzgibbon who also won the over 40 award in 20:48, Jimmy Lonergan 33rd 20:57, Ned O’Brien 36th 21:09, Kealey Tideswell 37th 21:12, Orla Fleming who also won the over 40 award in 21:25,

Noel Gillman 43rd 21:45, Eamon English 45th 22:05, Tom Butler 46th 22:05, Donna Nagle 54th 22:37, Anna Byrne who also won the over 45 award in 22:39, Sheena Mullins 59th 22:55, Michael Sweetman 63rd 23:08, Orla Durand 65th 23:20, Sheila Perry 67th 23:24, Martin Walsh 68th 23:26, Yvonne O’Connor 69th 23:39, Maurice Boland 71st 23:47, Dan O’Keeffe 73rd 23:52, Philip Quigley 74th 23:54, Emma Durand 77th 24:17, Helen O Ceallaigh 78th 24:22, Margaret Widger 79th 24:28, Rebecca Doocey 79th 24:24, Julie Tideswell 84th 24:54,

Emmet Askins 88th 25:19, Denise Murray 89th 25:24, Myles McHugh 90th 25:33, Paula Dwan 93rd 25:44, Bernie Hopkins 94th 25:46, Tracey Weight 98th 26:01, Jurita Wall 99th 26:02, Jadwiga Waszkiewicz 105th 26:30, Brendan White 106th 26:32,

Fionn Brown 111th 26:56, Mari Murphy Condon 116th 27:06, Sarah Nugent 118th 27:22, Siobhan Daly 120th 27:27, Rebecca Cassin 125th 27:45, Norma Sorohan 126th 27:47, Annie Falvey 127th 27:47, Regina Burke 129th 28:05, Helen Gillman 130th 28:07, Trish Brown 131st 28:14, Susie Moran 134th 28:38, Annabelle Normoyle 137th 28:43,

Jo Brett 138th 28:52, Donal Casey 139th 28:54, Mary Casey 140th 28:54, Johnny Casey 145th 29:31, Jenny Hogan 150th 30:04, Gillian Prendergast 156th 30:58, Andrea Keenan 163rd 31:58, Anne McGarry 164th 32:01, Noelle Darmody 172nd 32:51, Oonagh Duffy 180th 35:17, Muireann Duffy 181st 35:18 and Ollie McGee 183rd 35:20.