The Coillte 10K Road Race took place in Dundrum last week and it was great to see the Clonmel colours well represented as Dundrum athletes are great supporters of our races throughout the year.
Paudie O’Keeffe underlined his great level of fitness when running a brilliant race to finish 7th in 35 mins 8 secs when winning the over 40 award convincingly, 21 secs faster than his run in the Annerville 10k in May.
Conor Fleming also ran very well when 23rd in 37:52. Derek Nolan also ran well when winning the over 50 award in 38:26 when 29th with Brendan Ahearne 31st in 38:38. We also had good performances from Larry Martin 34th 39:04, Frank Moran 37th 39:32, Brian Carroll 55th 41:00, Peter Kiely 57th 41:04, Aine Roche 58th and 5th Senior Woman in 41:05, Pat Coffey 65th 41:38, Sean Buckley 69th 41:59, Ned O Brien 101st 44:18, Tom Bourke 107th 44:49, Anthony Landers 109th 45:05, Tom Butler 110th 45:12, Donna Nagle 143rd 48:33, Martin Walsh 153rd 49:19, Tony McCarthy 160th 49:51, Joe Grinsell 166th 50:12, Eamon Crowley 176th 51:30, 47 secs faster than his Annerville performance, Michael Sweetman 184th 52:37, Anna Byrne193rd 53:04, Noel Higgins 194th 53:08, Hazel Galloway 201st 53:40 and Julie Tideswell 206th 54:02.
The GSK 5 mile road race took place in Dungarvan last week in ideal summer conditions. We had good performances from Niall O Ceallaigh 40th 30:32, Mary Molloy 109th 35:34, Frank Lynch 110th 35:35, Maurice Boland 116th 36:04, Eamon English 125th 36:52 and Helen O Ceallaigh 175th 40:40,
Clerihan 5 Mile Road Race
All Roads lead to Clerihan on Friday 19th of July for the inaugural promotion of their 5 Mile Open Road race. The organising committee have put together a great array of prizes that covers all categories. They have got a brilliant response from the local community with over 70 participants competing in their first ever road race event. The entry fee is €10 and entries will be taken at the Community Hall from 6 pm onwards.