Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tipperary...Results of the Ballyneale 5k road race - Fri 1st July 2011

This was the second race in this year's Outfield Sports Three Counties Challenge. The Champion Kiely 5k was held in Ballyneale just outside Carrick-on-Suir. This series of four races is organised by Carrick-on-Suir AC Roadrunners and takes in races in the neighbouring counties of Tipperary, Kilkenny and Waterford.

Conditions were perfect for this race, run in honour of the 1904 Olympic gold medallist, Tom Kiely.The men's race was won in 14:49 by Andrew Ledwith (Fr. Murphy's) ahead of Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers) in 15:04 and Dzintars Klava (West Waterford) in 15:52.
The ladies' race was won by Siobhan O' Doherty (Borrisokane) in 17:20. Angela McCann (Clonmel) was second in 17:50 and in third was Martina O' Dwyer (Carrick AC) in 18:02.
The series will continue on Friday, July 15th with the running of the MorrisOil Piltown 10k in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny (7:30pm) .

Champion Kiely Winners
Senior Men
1st - Andrew Ledwith (Fr. Murphy's) 14:49.   2nd Sergiu Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers) 15:04.   3rd Dzintars Klava (West Waterford) 15:52.   4th Pedro Calvo (Unatt) 16:08.   5th Dwayne Farrell (Tinryland) 16:14.

O-40 Declan Doherty (Thurles Crokes) 16:43. O-45 Pat O'Sullivan (Carrick AC) 16:24, O-50 Tommy Payne (Tinryland) 16:19, O-55 Joe Gough (West Waterford) 17:43, O-60 Joe Grinsell (Clonmel) 22:33, Junior: Gary Cantwell (KCK) 17:04, Team : Carrick AC David Waters 16:34, Tommy Falconer 17:00, Patrick Roche 17:02

Senior Ladies
1st - Siobhan O'Doherty (Borrisokane) 17:20.   2nd Angela McCann (Clonmel AC) 17:50.   3rd Martina O'Dwyer (Carrick AC) 18:02.   4th Aine Roche (Clonmel) 19:18.   5th Catherine Kelly (Dundrum AC) 20:06.

O-35 Karen Ryan (West Waterford) 20:49., O-40 Elaine Barry (Waterford AC) 20:46., O-45 Liz Nolan (Waterford AC) 21:01, O-50 Eileen Hynes (Clonmel) 23:02

The full results in PDF format can be seen HERE

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