Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Kerry - Results of the Killarney 10 mile road race...Sat 26th Sept 2015

A total of 237 runners took part in the Killarney on Saturday the 26th of Sept 2015.

1    Donal O'CALLAGHAN (232)    00:55:32  Ages 18 - 39  (1)    Male  (1)
2    Tony HARTY (111)    00:56:10    Ages 18 - 39  (2)    Male  (2)
3    Sean O SULLIVAN (751)    00:56:23    Ages 18 - 39  (3)    Male  (3)
4    Danny Smith (750)    00:57:25   Ages 18 - 39  (4)    Male  (4)
5    Simon Mangan (724)    00:59:11   Ages 18 - 39  (5)    Male  (5)
10    Ann Marie HOLLAND (235)    01:02:44    Ages 40 44  (1)    Female  (1)
19    Caitriona BARRY (260)    01:07:04   Ages 40 44  (2)    Female  (2)
23    Siobhan Daly (744)    01:08:44    Ages 18 - 39  (1)    Female  (3)
29    Helen GILROY (244)    01:09:25   Ages 45 49  (1)    Female  (4)
31    Alison KIRWAN (200)    01:09:51   Ages 18 - 39  (2)    Female  (5)

The full results can be seen HERE

1) Presentation photos HERE

From the organisers...On a beautiful day and on a scenic route Over 300 participants entered and took part in the killarney10mile last Saturday 26th of September for its second year. Participants from all over Ireland,from as far  flung places as Minnesota, Indiana, Canada, Japan, UK  joined the Kerry folk for a successful well marshalled 10mile.

Kerry hospitality in St.Brendans college in the refectory beneath the Monsignor Hugh o'Flaherty building was well received. Thanks to sponsors Tricel and centra(at the reeks) all money generated from the event contributes to (the track fund)  at the schools' and community track project at St.Brendans college Killarney. The event is hosted by (South/East kerry  track group)and (Killarney Valley AC ),with race director (Alan Ryan of the Hardman triathlon) giving time voluntarily for a great local and sports initiative. 

With 2000 students and kerry parents and friends only 100m to the proposed facility with an astro pitch,athletics track and outdoor basketball court,local young athletes from the area are hopeful of grant aid success and grateful to all of those who supported and took part!

This year's special guest Olive Loughnane(former world 20k walk champion 2009)was brought upto speed with the project and was on had to present the prizes on the day.

Next year's date is Saturday 24th of September as the group aim to build on this year's event!A fine sum was raised towards the project thanks to all and particularly to the athletes,runners and walkers.
Seen here Mrs.Geraldine Clifford presenting the Richard Clifford memorial cup to the winner Donal o'Callaghan riocht.

L-r Ciaran Culloty (centra),Olive Loughnane,Sean o'Sullivan riocht 3rd,Donal o Callaghan riocht winner,Tony Harty riocht 2nd,Geraldine Clifford,Conor Stack(Tricel) and Sean Coffey(principal)St.Brendans college Killarney.

Results men:
1st Donal o 'Callaghan riocht 55.32
2nd Tony Harty riocht 56.10
3rd Sean o'Sullivan riocht 56.23
4th Danny Smith Ballynonty 57.25
5th Simon Mangan 59.11

1st Ann Marie Holland youghal ac 1.02
2nd Catriona Barry farranfore Maine valley AC 1.07
3rd Siobhan Daly Gneeveguilla ac 1.08

1st Jerry Forde
2nd Ger Daly

Thanks also to:
Olive Loughnane
The Volunteers
Order of Malta
Centra(at the reeks)
Killarney national park

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great event with some spectacular views.