Sunday, June 30, 2013

Tipperary...Results of the Champion Kiely 5 km road race, Ballyneale...Fri 28th June 2013

Race report from Clonmel AC...The Champion Kiely 5k Road race took place last Friday night with over 200 participants taking part. After the race started, a group of three dictated the pace with Brian Maher (Kilkenny City Harries), Sergio Ciobanu (Clonliffe Harriers) and Thomas Hayes of Kilkenny City Harriers. Eventually it was down to two after 2k with Brian and Sergio at the front. As they entered the village with a Km to go, Brian edged in front and made every stride a winning one to come home a very worthy winner in a new course record of 14 mins 38 secs, beating the old mark of 14 mins 48 secs by Andrew Ledwith. This time by Andrew was also broken by Sergio who finished in a brilliant time of 14 mins 44 secs, two brilliant performances from two talented athletes. Then we had Thomas Hayes of (KCK) also running very well when 3rd in 15 mins 22 secs. Shane Mullaney of Thurles Cores was 4th in 16:17.while Tony Fogarty of Thurles Crokes was 5th in 16:35.

The ladies race was won by Angela McCann of Clonmel in 17 mins 59 secs with Aine Roche of Clonmel 2nd in 19 mins 2 secs. Marie Fitzgibbon of Thurles Crokes was 3rd in 19 mins 51 secs with Martina Ryan of Thurles Crokes 4th in 20 mins 32 secs.

 1  MAHER, Brian KCH Men Senior  14:38 Ist Senior Man
2  CIOBANU, Sergiu Clonliffe Harriers Men Senior  14:44 2nd Senior Man
3  HAYES, Thomas KCH Men Senior  15:22 3rd Senior Man
22  MCCANN, Angela Clonmel AC Ladies over 40 17:59 1st Senior Lady
36  ROCHE, Aine Clonmel AC Ladies Senior  19:02 2nd Senior Lady
48  Fitzgibbon, Marie Thurles Croke AC Ladies Senior  19:51 3rd Senior Lady

The full results can be seen HERE

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