Thursday, April 23, 2015

Kerry...Results of the AIB Killarney - Wed 22nd Apr 2015

From the organisers.....(AIB) 5k Schools Fitness Challenge...On Wednesday 22nd of April, over 1000 students took part in the event on a beautiful day in the panoramic Killarney national park in the (AIB) 5k schools fitness challenge hosted by the (South/East Kerry Community Track Group) and St.Brendans College Killarney.

This event was in support of the micro track project on New Road Killarney which has just applied for a grant from sports capital funding.

Many thanks to our sponsor Aib bank and its staff for massive support

Dalys Supervalu Killarney refreshments
Paul Sherry Killarney outlet centre
Order of Malta
Killarney National Park
Deenagh Cottage for hospitality
Irish tv
Press and photographers
Marie Carroll O'Sullivan

Thanks to Colm Cooper and James o Donoghue (AIB) who played a starring role on the day with all students! The race was started by James O'Donoghue and Colm Cooper who are completely behind the community project and anticipating its construction!

The following is the list of participating schools and numbers -
Secondary Schools:
Scoil Phobail Bantry - 4
St Michael's College, Listowel - 11
Ballybunion - 1
Presentation Tralee - 16
Colaiste Ghobnatan, Baile Mhuirne, Co Chorcaigh - 24
Presentation Listowel - 72
St Pats, Castleisland - 43
St Brendan's Killarney - 340
Presentation Killarney - 169
Killarney Community College - 65

Primary Schools:
St Oliver's, Killarney - 60
Cullina NS - 8
Monastery Killarney - 54
Tiernaboul NS - 11
Scoil Bhride, Loreto - 2
Lissivigeen NS, Killarney - 88
Coolick NS - 1
Holy Cross Mercy - 56

Also participating were:
Killarney Youth Reach - 20
St John of God  10
Kerry Parents & Friends 10

In total 21 participating schools and groups

Individual winners -winning time 16.49

1. Darragh McElhinney - Bantry.                        1.  Caoimhe Harrington - Bantry
2. Darragh Browne - Ballybunion                       2.  Lucy McGrath - Pres Tralee
3. Eoghan McElhinney - Bantry.                         3.  Anna Clifford - Pres Killarney

1. Cian Lynch - Lissivigeen.                                1. Kerry Eager - Cullina
2.  Niall Carey - Cuillina.                                      2. Lola Eager - Cullina
3.  David O'Donoghue - Loreto.                          3. Marie Courtney - Lissivigeen

School Winners  -
Pres Listowel - Session with Joe o' Connor
Killarney Community College - Dr Michael Moloney

Lissivigeen and The Monastery both win sessions with Colm Cooper and James O'Donoghue


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