Thursday, August 13, 2009

Tipperary...Results of the 'Deadmans' 5 Mile Road Race - Fri 7th Aug 2009

The final race in this year's Outfield Sports/Asics 3-Counties Challenge was the popular Carraig Hotel Deadman's 5 mile race held in Carrick-on-Suir on August 7th. The series which is organised by Carrick Roadrunners has gone from strength to strength with large fields of athletes lining up for all four races in counties Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford. Starting at the historic Ormonde Castle and taking in the famous Sean Kelly Square,this year's race saw a new course record of 24:27 set by the overall series winner, Sergiu Ciobanu from Clonliffe Harriers. In second place was Brian Kirwan (St. Lawrences) in 25:34, while third place went to Carrick-on-Suir's Brian Murphy (26:47).Gowran AC were winners of the men's team prize.
The ladies' race was won by Madeline Loughnane (Thurles Crokes) in 29:04. Second place went to Pauline Lambe (Tullamore Harriers) who also took first prize in the overall series. West Waterford's Corinna Walsh finished third with a time of 30:43 while the team prize went to Clonmel AC. Total Finishers 165

Results........the result of the 'Deadmans' 5 Mile race is available HERE and the overall result of the 3 Counties challenge is available HERE.

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