Results catch up week ended 15th September
Westport festival of Athletics. At the Westport 10k, Laura Shaughnessy finished first female in 35.49 with Regina Casey third in 37.09. Along with Adrienne Walsh (second o65) the GCH women took the second team prize. The previous evening the four-man GCH squad of James Frizzell, Barry Murphy, Jack Maher and Keith Fallon won the 4 X 1 Mile Relay event held at the Westport track.
Rathoath Half Marathon.Christine Kennedy posted a terrific time of 1 hr 30mins 45 secs at the Rathoath half marathon in County Meath. (2nd o50).
Charleville Half Marathon. A number of GCH athletes travelled to Charleville for the half marathon. John Morrissey was first of the GCH men over the line in 1hr 24.45, followed by Michael Kerrin in 1.26.36 and Paul Keane in 1.28.42. First GCH female was Neasa De Burca in 1hr 28.07, followed by Sinead Foran in 1.30.38 and Marie Sheil in 1.36.29. Some fine performances from the rest of the GCH crew – Cualan O’Meara, Danny Carr, Tom Breen, Bridget Jacobsen, Imelda Gormally and Sinead Flannery.
Medieval Races. Well done to Kieran Dixon who competed in the Medieval Half Marathon in Kilkenny and to Mirko Warnke who competed in the marathon also in Kilkenny.
Ireland West ¾ Marathon. GCH were represented at the inaugural ¾ marathon in Swinford (Sept 7th) by Mark Flaherty and Emer O’Byrne. Well done to you both!
If anyone has results from any races do let us know !