Sunday, February 16, 2020

Clare: Results of the Tommy Guilfoyle Memorial 4 mile race in Ennis - Sun 16th Feb 2020

Love to Run, Tommy Guilfoyle Memorial and the  Tracy Guilfoyle 4 Mile Road Race, Ennis,  Co Clare Sunday 16 February 2020.
Provisional Results for All Competitors in finish order.   
    1    0:21:12    RORY CHESSER,     Ennis Track AC    M    67    1
    2    0:23:18    RORY SEXTON,     Ennis Track AC    M    110    2
    3    0:23:45    JOHN HANNON,     B. M. O. H.    M    112    3
    4    0:24:34    SEAN CAHALANE COUPLE,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    45    4
    5    0:25:28    MICHAEL MOYNIHAN,     Kilnaboy    M    96    5
    6    0:25:36    FINN KELLEHER,     Ennis Track AC    Junior Men    162    6
    7    0:25:47    BRIAN COMYNS,     Ennis    M    183    7
    8    0:26:08    JOHN O MALLEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    165    8
    9    0:26:12    EAMON MORGAN,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    23    9
    10    0:26:36    MARTIN LILLIS,     Love 2 Run Running Club    M    100    10
    11    0:26:45    SELENIA CULLIGAN  COUPLE,     Ennis Track AC    F    24    11
    12    0:26:51    TOM MICKS,     Ennis Track AC    M    80    12
    13    0:27:06    CORMAC DOWNES,     Clare Crusaders    M    167    13
    14    0:27:14    KEVIN SYNOTT,     Ennis Track AC    M    115    14
    15    0:27:17    PETER TONGE,     Ennis Track AC    M    127    15
    16    0:27:18    DYLAN MURPHY,     Newmarket On Fergus    M    161    16
    17    0:27:27    VERONICA COLLERAN COUPLE,     Ennis Track AC    F    42    17
    18    0:27:56    EOIN O NEILL,     Ennis    M    159    18
    19    0:28:01    FERGAL MAGILL,     Ballyea    M    191    19
    20    0:28:03    SONNACH GUILFOYLE,     Love 2 Run Running Club    M    114    20
    21    0:28:04    DARA DEVER,     Love 2 Run Running Club    M    136    21
    22    0:28:06    LISA MC GRATH,     Ennis Track AC    F    40    22
    23    0:28:09    JAKE O LOUGHLIN,     Heart Health And Fitness    Junior Men    54    23
    24    0:28:11    ANTHONY CULLIGAN  COUPLE,     Fergus AC    M    25    24

Friday, February 14, 2020

Notice: Kilmacthomas 4 mile in Co Waterford - Sun 16th Feb 2020



From West Waterford AC.... RACE 4 MICHAEL ROCHE CARPETS SERIES - 18TH ANNUAL KILMACTHOMAS 4 mile.

The 18th Annual Kilmacthomas 4 mile. This is race number 4  in the Michael Roche Carpets series. 


Entries will be taken at the community hall Kilmacthomas at the top of the town with the entry fee being 8 Euro pre reg on link below or 10 euro on race day

Shower facilities will also be available in this hall after the event for both men and women. Presentation of prizes will take place in the Community hall where refreshments will be available to all.

THIS IS THE FINAL RACE IN THE MICHAEL ROCHE CARPETS SERIES AND PRESENTATION OF PRIZES WILL TAKE PLACE FOR THIS SERIES ON THE DAY.


Online entries

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Notice: Kilsheelan 10 mile road race in Tipperary - Sun 8th March 2020

This 10 mile road race organised in association with Clonmel AC is coming up on Sunday the 8th of March 2020.

https://kilsheelan10mile.itsyourrace.com/register/

The race HQ is in the village of Kilsheelan which is located just east of Clonmel in South Tipperary.


The race HQ is at the local community centre pictured below. This is just off the road north from Kilsheelan.


Info from the organisers....
Date of Race: Sunday 8th March 2020
Race Length: 10 miles
Race starting time: 11am Kilsheelan village
Entry Fee: 20 euro plus online registration fee of €2.10
Entries.... https://Kilsheelan10mile.itsyourrace.com/register/
Entry Fee on the day will be €20.
Prize Money: €1,000
Refreshments afterwards

Special commemorative hat for all runners
All runners will be chip timed by Premier Timing Systems.


Course.... The course is slightly changed from 2019 as the start and finish lines are now much closer to the centre of Kilsheelan.



Description from the organisers... Start on R706 north of Railway Line, Kilsheelan village, take road to Ormond Stores junction with N76, cross straight over N76, and continue towards Ballypatrick village.  Turn left at Graigue Boreen Cross towards Killurney, pass Killurney National School and Community Hall, turn left at next junction on the R706 back towards the Ormond Stores, turn right at Coffey’s Corner towards Anner Castle, and back down to the N76, cross the N76 and down the slip road straight towards the N24, turn left here and back into Kilsheelan village on the footpath to finish in Kilsheelan village around Robinson’s Pub.


Water Stations... There will be 5 manned water stations at Ballyknockane, Graigue Boreen, Killurney School, Coffey’s Cross & Anner Castle. Water to be available at start of race and race finish.

Race Headquarters is Kplan Community Centre.  Registration and collection of race numbers will take place in community rooms.  Toilets and showers are available for use in the Community Centre.  


Profile.....There is one drag from about 2.5 to 3.5 miles but it's only an ascent of 80ft spread out over a mile.

Overall, it should be a pretty fast course.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Results & Photos of the John Treacy Dungarvan 10 mile road race - Sun 2nd Feb 2020

Despite the showery morning, the rain held off for this years Dungarvan 10 mile road race on what turned out to me a mild but windy day.

It was another hugely successful event with roughly 2,500 runners taking part. It was a fast field this year with both Mick Clohisey (Raheny Shamorock A.C.) and Kevin Maunsell (Clonmel AC) breaking the old course record of 48:44. In the women's event, Aoife Cooke ran 54:23 to set a new course record.

First 3 men (L-R) Conor Duffy 3rd, Mick Clohisey 1st & Kevin Maunsell 2nd. Photo: James Veale of WWAC
Top 10 Men & Women...

1 Mick CLOHISEY    00:48:16    3153    M (1)    MS (1)    Raheny Shamrock A.C.
2 Kevin MAUNSELL 00:48:30    3178    M (2)    MS (2)   
3 Conor DUFFY 00:50:07    978    M (3)    MS (3)    Glashlough Harriers
4 David MANSFIELD 00:50:44    3176    M (4)    MS (4)    Clonmel A.C.
5 Alan O'SHEA 00:51:02    3182    M (5)    MS (5)    Bantry A.C.
6 Pat HENNESSY 00:51:18    975    M (6)    MS (6)    West Waterford A.C.
7 Rory CHESSER 00:51:48    5571    M (7)    MS (7)    Ennis Track A.C.
8 Noel MURPHY 00:52:46    3179    M (8)    MS (8)    Waterford A.C.
9 James DORAN 00:52:54    3132    M (9)    MS (9)    An Riocht A.C.
10 Joe CUNNINGHAM 00:53:02    979    M (10)    MS (10)    St Finbarrs A.C.
25 Aoife COOKE 00:54:23    971    F (1)    FS (1)    Eagle A.C.
87 Sarah MCMAHON 00:59:17    3177    F (2)    FS (2)    Dundrum South Dublin A.C.
118 Fiona SANTRY 01:00:18    972    F (3)    FS (3)    East Cork A.C.
127 Angela MCCANN 01:01:07    1585    F (4)    FS (4)    Clonmel A.C.
135 Siobhan O'DOHERTY 01:01:25    2531    F (5)    FS (5)    Borrisokane A.C.
141 Adele WALSH 01:01:46    3089    F (6)    FS (6)    St Senans A.C.
229 Linda O'SULLIVAN 01:04:36    599    F (7)    F45 (1)    Watergrasshill A.C.
242 Lorna WOLFE 01:04:53    3117    F (8)    FS (7)    Leevale A.C.
268 Shona KEANE 01:05:35    1930    F (9)    F35 (1)    Dooneen A.C.
272 Sandra MANNING 01:05:45    2161    F (10)    F35 (2)    Eagle A.C.


Full results

First 3 women (L-R) Sarah McMahon 2nd, Aoife Cooke 1st & Fiona Santry 3rd. Photo: James Veale of WWAC


Photos... Updated Tues 4th Feb @12:50pm
1) There are 12 albums up on the Running in Cork Facebook page
...a) Pre-Race
...b) 1st mile (First half of the field)
...c) 1st mile (Second half of the field)
...d) Finish - 1st to 1h 02m
...e) Finish - 1h 02m to 1h 09m
...f) Finish - 1h 09m to 1h 15m
...g) Finish - 1h 15m to 1h 21m
...h) Finish - 1h 21m to 1h 27m
...i) Finish - 1h 27m to 1h 32m
...j) Finish - 1h 32m to 1h 39m
...k) Finish - 1h 39m to 1h 49m
...l) Finish - 1h 49m and over

2) Anthony Foley has a gallery HERE

3) Luke O'Brien has 300+ photos HERE

4) West Waterford AC have their own large gallery HERE

5) DC Images has a gallery HERE

6) Adam Bending has 800+ photos HERE

7) John Troy has a gallery HERE 

A group from Sanctuary Runners before the race
Aghada Running Club
Bridevale AC near Rathcormac
Clonakilty Road Runners
Group from Rosscarbery in West Cork
There was a strong contingent of runners from Wexford including Uniited Striders from New Ross

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Notice: MMRA Knockmealdown Mtn Half-Marathon - Sat 14th Mar 2020


The info for this event is up on the IMRA website HERE

A calendar of MMRA events in 2020 can be found HERE

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Notice : Tom Walsh 10k race in Caherconlish, Limerick - Sun 19th Jan 2020



The annual Tom Walsh 10k race is coming up in Caherconlish to the south-east of Limerick City on Sunday the 19th of January 2020 at 12:30pm.


From the organisers...This is an Athletics Ireland event. We have chip timing, full changing facilities and a great spread of food afterwards in the Millennium Centre Caherconlish. 


Pacers for 40, 45, 50, 55 & 60 mins.


Entry Fee : Runners €15, Walkers for the 5 mile €5, Family for the walk €10

You can enter online HERE

The map below shows the race route to the south-east of Caherconlish.


The first two miles of the 10k course is on the R513 road which may have some traffic. After that at about 2.3 miles, runners turn off to the left and onto quiet country roads for the rest of the race.

The profile above shows the humps and bumps out on the course. There is a slight pull around the 5 mile mark but this is followed by a downhill finish.

Course video below gives a feel for what the 10k looks like...

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Kerry: Results of the Beaufort 5k & 10k - Wed 1st Jan 2020

The annual Beaufort 5k & 10k attracted a field of 239 runners this year. There was 106 finishers in the 5k and 133 in the 10k.

Results of both races below...

10km results...
Posn    Time    ID    Name    Category    CLUB
1    0:31:57    140    CONOR O MAHONY    M SEN    AN RIOCHT
2    0:33:56    193    DEREK GRIFFIN    M SEN    0
3    0:34:54    123    SHANE SIMCOX    M O45    MALLOW AC
4    0:35:25    115    CHRISTIAN HOLMES    M O45    WHARTDALE HARRIERS
5    0:35:39    176    SIMON MANGAN    M SEN    RIOCHT AC
6    0:35:47    181    ANTHONY O SHEA    M SEN    0
7    0:36:16    153    NIALL THOMPSON    M O40    0
8    0:36:19    194    TIM LONG    M O35    AN RIOCHT
9    0:36:31    125    JOHN CRONIN    M SEN    0
10    0:36:38    179    STEPHEN MOORE    M O45    AN RIOCHT
11    0:37:27    113    CHRIS GRAYSON    M O45    KERRY CHRUSADERS
12    0:38:11    182    JOHN CAHILL    M O45    RIOCHT AC
13    0:38:26    163    NIAMH O MAHONY    F JUN    AN RIOCHT
14    0:38:29    148    PADRAIG SHEEHAN    M O50    MILLSTREET AC
15    0:38:31    137    SEAN CAHILLANE    M O45    LOVE 2 RUN RUNNING CLUB
16    0:38:33    139    SEAMUS MURPHY    M O50    GNEEVEGUILLA
17    0:38:34    124    TONY HARTY    M O40    KILLARNEY VALLEY AC
18    0:38:54    138    KEVIN GRIFFIN    M O55    RIOCHT AC
19    0:39:00    105    ROLAND EAGER    M O45    SOTL
20    0:39:01    159    DANNY MURPHY    M O35    AN RIOCHT
21    0:39:06    129    RACHEL STOKES    F O35    KERRY CRUSADERS LISTOWEL
22    0:39:45    143    RORY PRENDERGAST    M O40    0
23    0:40:15    118    FRAN MCELLIGOTT    M O45    TRALEE TRIATHLON CLUB
24    0:41:11    155    CAITRIONA BARRY    F O45    FFMV
25    0:41:17    157    NICK DARMODY    M O45    MALLOW AC
26    0:41:31    183    ROSS CULLEN    M SEN    0
27    0:41:37    147    CHARLES KELLEHER    M O40    0
28    0:41:41    136    VERONICA COLLERAN    F O50    ENNIS TRACK
29    0:42:12    130    CORMAC O SHEA    M O50    SOTL
30    0:42:34    132    SHARON CAHILL    F O55    AN RIOCHT

Clare: Results of the Miltown Malbay GAA 5k - Wed 1st Jan 2020

The Maggie Cullen & Miltown Malbay GAA 5k Road Race in Miltown Malbay Co Clare Wednesday 1 January 2020.

Provisional Results for All Competitors in finish order.    Race    Race
    1    0:19:33    JOHN O MALLEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North ClareM    29    1
    2    0:20:42    DAVID CORRY,     St Marys AC    M    27    2
    3    0:20:44    MEBRAHTU SBHATU,     Miltown Malbay    M    26    3
    4    0:21:16    DECLAN RYNNE,     Miltown Malbay    M    57    4
    5    0:21:39    TOM MACKEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    66    5
    6    0:21:53    GAVIN TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    69    6
    7    0:21:59    TONY CARROLL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    42    7
    8    0:21:59    JAMES DOWNES,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    44    8
    9    0:22:17    TOM O CONNELL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    37    9
    10    0:22:35    FRAN CAHILL,     Miltown Malbay    M    1    10
    11    0:22:53    STEVEN MURPHY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    122    11
    12    0:23:24    PAT MURRAY,     Miltown Malbay    M    99    12
    13    0:23:30    ANDREW O CONNOR,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    35    13
    14    0:23:49    NIALL TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    70    14
    15    0:23:56    FIDELMA FARRELL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    F    36    15
    16    0:24:06    MICHAEL HEHIR,     Miltown Malbay    M    104    16
    17    0:24:29    CONOR NEYLON,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    18    17
    18    0:24:48    MICHEAL TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    72    18
    19    0:25:11    SUE GARRAHY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    F    148    19
    20    0:25:23    MACKEY O CONNOR,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    53    20
    21    0:25:24    MARTIN CAHILL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M    96    21
    22    0:25:37    ELLA CARROLL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    F    41    22
    23    0:25:59    MARIE NEYLON,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    F    17    23
    24    0:26:43    CLIVE BOYD,     Miltown Malbay    M    73    24
    25    0:26:52    IDE O CONNOR,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    F    38    25

Clare: Results of the Maigh NS 5k & 10k - Sun 29th Dec 2019

Maigh National School 5k & 10k Fun Run/Walk in Moy, Lahinch, Co Clare Sunday 29 December 2019.

Results
    1    0:21:01    JACK RUSH,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North ClareM 5k    10    1
    2    0:22:56    GAVIN TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North ClareM 5k    653    2
    3    0:23:46    JAMES DOWNES,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North ClareM 5k    27    3
    4    0:23:58    TONY CARROLL,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M 5k    24    4
    5    0:24:40    PAT MURRAY,     Miltown Malbay    M 5k    51    5
    6    0:25:45    MICHEAL TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M 5k    650    6
    7    0:25:55    BRENDAN HAYES,     Maigh    M 5k    55    7
    8    0:26:05    FIONN RUSH,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M 5k    11    8
    9    0:26:16    NIALL TWOMEY,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare    M 5k    652    9
    10    0:26:21    AINE SHANNON,     Kilmurry Ibrickane/North ClareF 5k    75    10