O'Doherty wins Dublin Women's Mini Marathon

Tipperary runner completes event double

O'Doherty wins Dublin Women's Mini Marathon
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There was a great boost for Tipperary athletics on Monday when Siobhan O'Doherty won the Dublin VHI Women's Mini Marathon.

Just under 35,000 women took to the streets of Dublin to participate in the event.

The race, one of the largest all-female events of its kind, sees runners, walkers and joggers of all abilities complete a 10km route and participate in one of the largest fundraising activities of the year for hundreds of causes around the country.

O’Doherty from Borrisokane won the event in a time of 34.30, her second time to win the race.

O'Doherty is one of the most consistent runners in the country with a seriesof big race wins.

Natasha Adams from Donegal was second across the finish line in 34.33 and Sarah Mulligan secured third place in 35.28.

Sinead Kane won the Visually Impaired Category in a time of 71.00.

John O’Dwyer, Chief Executive, Vhi Healthcare, said “Vhi is very proud to support this terrific event and would like to thank all of those who have worked so hard to make it such a success.

We want to extend our huge congratulations to Siobhan O'Doherty and to the thousands of ladies who crossed the finish line.”