October Round up of Results

  • Posted on: 28 October 2014
  • By: JoanneOB

October Round up of Results

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NUIG 8k

Gary Thornton took the mens title in 25:01 while Alvy Carragher of GCH took the top women’s result in 31:09. Grainne Ni Uallachain (GCH) in her build up to DCM came second in 31:25 while the ever smiling Emer O’Leary was 3rd having just come back from injury in 32:09.

Some great preformances of the day included Cait Brett who had a great run and new PB and took the 4th ladies spot in 35:54 not to mention Emer Whyte who came home in a sprint finish against Cormac O’Connor in 36:35 and bagged herself a prize for first female home for NUIG!

Well done Full results click HERE.

Connemara 10k

The same day the beautiful Connemara 10k took place with Richard Farnan (GCH) coming home first in 35:33 and Damien Ridge (GCH) was second in 37:50
Our favourite Veteran Martin McEvily was 5th in 40:31.
A great show of faces from GCH at the event this year. May it continue to grow from success to success.

Full results click HERE.

Breaffy 10k

A clear winner was GCH’s Matt Bidwell who also broke Roger Barrett’s record in his first run over the Breaffy loop course, coming home in a fast 31:59 and a shiny new PB!! Well done Matt!!
Norah Newcombe-Pieterse (Ballina AC) was also the clear winner of the women’s race in 36:42 and 5th place overall

Full results and report at HERE.

Martin Egan (Beagh) 10KM

A strong wind and rain prevailed on Sunday 19th October , but the inclement conditions did not stop 65 hardy runners turning out for the Martin Egan Memorial 10KM in Beagh/Shanaglish, just south of Gort.

The race was won by the Gerry Ryan (Craughwell AC) in a fantastic time of 33:20. Conor Dolan (GCH) was second in 34:14 while Colm Turner (Limerick AC) was third in 34:42.
Gerry Carty of GCH had a great run and was 5th in 35:41.

The women's race was won by Sinead Brody (GCH) in 41:04, Anne Murray from SGAC was second in 44:20 and Lisa McTigue was third in 45:49.

Full results and report at HERE.