Monday, December 23, 2013

Race notice...Clonmel 4 mile road race - Thurs 26th Dec 2013

From the organisers Clonmel AC...This event takes place in Clonmel on St Stephen’s Day at 12 noon. This race has grown in stature over the years and is now firmly fixed on everyone’s calendar over the festive season. This race over a good course caters for all levels of abilities and all ages.

This year’s Prize list is as follows: the winner will win 150 Euros. This year there will be Prizes for the following categories, Men: 1st 5 Men, 1st 2 0/40, 0/45, 0/50, 1st 0/55, 0/60, 0/65, 0/70 and 1st 2 Junior Men. The list of Prizes for the Ladies is as follows: the 1st 5 Senior Ladies,

1st 2 0/35, 0/40, 1st 0/45, 0/50 0/55 and 1st 2 Junior Ladies.

There will also be some great Spot Prizes for down the field finishers, so come along and participate in a great event. The Entry Fee is 10 Euros.

Last year’s race was a brilliant success with 397 athletes competing with the Club very well represented right throughout the race. The race was won by Sergiu Ciobanu of Clonliffe Harriers in 19 mins 17 secs with Kevin Maunsell (Clonmel) 2nd in 19 mins 33 secs, Sean Tobin of (Clonmel) 3rd in 19 mins 36 secs, William Maunsell (Clonmel) 4th in 20:03 and Michael Carey (Clonmel) 5th in 20:06.

The Ladies race was won by Angela McCann Clonmel in 23 mins 30 secs with Aine Roche (Clonmel AC) 2nd Suzanne Shine (Clonmel AC) in 27:53 with Claire Devitt (Dundrum) 5th  in 25:20 with Marie Fitzgibbon (Thurles Crokes) 3rd

This year’s race will start close to the Loreto Convent and proceeding down to Sir Thomas’s Bridge via the Coleville road and Kilganey. At Sir Thomas’s Bridge it will proceed over to Ferryhouse where the athletes will turn left at the Bulmers Roundabout and proceed back to Clonmel to finish close to Barlo Motors on the Davis road.

 The Vocational School at the Mall is the race headquarters and entries will be taken there from 10 am onwards. There will be post race refreshments after the race in the School. The Club would like to thank the South Tipperary Vocational Committee for the use of their fine facilities at the Mall. There will also be changing facilities available. This is an ideal run to cure the Christmas festivities and all levels of fitness will be catered for, walkers, joggers, fun runners and everyone are welcome to participate. Entries will be taken from 10 o clock onwards and we would ask as many local people as possible to come early and enter as it will help ease the rush as we get closer to 12 o clock. 

For further enquiries please contact Niall at 086 1660888. 

Maps and directions HERE

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Results of the Waterford Half-Marathon...Sun 1st Dec 2013

Place    Last Name    First Name Gun Time    Chip Time    Pace    Category    Club
1    Mac Mahon    Brian 1:06:37    1:06:37    5:05/M    SM    Clonliffe Harriers AC
2    O'Shea    Alan  1:06:44    1:06:44    5:06/M    SM    Bantry AC
3    O'Hanlon    Gary 1:07:40    1:07:40    5:10/M    SM   
18    Kelly    Elish 1:18:03    1:18:02    5:57/M    SF    Raheny Shamrocks
20    Curley    Pauline  1:18:17    1:18:16    5:59/M    F40  Tullamore Harriers
28    Hodgins    Jill 1:19:05    1:19:05    6:02/M    F35   

The full results can be seen HERE