Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Notice: IMRA Coillte Trail League - May to Oct 2022

The Irish Mountain Running Association (IMRA) are holding a series of trail races in various woods in counties Cork, Limerick and Tipperary from May to October 2022.

These are easier than the usual type of IMRA mountain race and would make for a good introduction to trail running for experienced runners.

IMRA membership for 2022 is required (€10) for insurance purposes.

There are 8 races in the trail league and they are...

1) Cork... Sun 29th May 2022... IMRA Curragh Woods 8km... €7... 

2) Cork... Sun 12th June 2022... IMRA Kilworth Wood 7km... €7... 

3) Limerick... Sun 10th July 2022... IMRA Keeper Hill 6km... €7... 

4) Tipperary... Sun 24th July 2022... IMRA Sliabhnamuck 7km... €7... 

5) Cork... Sun 31st July 2022... IMRA Garryduff Woods 7km... €7... 

6) Tipperary... Sun 28th August 2022... IMRA Scarragh Woods 7km... €7... 

7) Limerick... Sat 17th September 2022... IMRA Cannon Sheehan 14km... €7... 

8) Cork... Sun 2nd October 2022... IMRA Curraghbinny Woods 5km... €7... 

For more info and to enter, go to

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Limerick: Results of the Michal Rejmer 10 Mile - Sun 15th May 2022

A modest 133 runners turned out for this 10-mile road race in Co Limerick

Top 3 men & women...

1 Michael MCMAHON 00:55:36 706 M M40
2 Karl LENIHAN 00:55:54 679 M M40
3 Aogán MACDOMHNAILL 00:58:10 611 M M40
10 Siobhan O'DOHERTY 01:02:26 141 F FS
16 Murna GRIFFIN O'MALLEY 01:05:14 713 F F40
19 Ailbhe MCDAID 01:07:19 603 F FS

Full results HERE

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Limerick: Results of the Galbally 4-mile - Fri 13th May 2022

There were 94 finishers in this years Mile Curley Cunningham 4-miler in Galbally, Co Limerick. This is down 53% on the 200 that cross the finish line back in 2019.

1 Declan Moore Bilboa     20:33 SM 274
2 Ian O Halloran Boru Tri     21:00 SM 257
3 Paddy Cummins Moycarkey Coolroo     21:03 SM 317
5 Dymphna Ryan Dundrum     22:47 SF 279
10 Niamh Moore Leevale     23:40 SF 249
18 Julie McCarthy Bilboa     25:24 SF 269

Full results HERE

Results of the Ballinroad 5k race in West Waterford - Fri 13th May 2022

172 runners took part in this 5k race near Dungarvan in Co Waterford.

Place Time Name Team Category Pace KM No
1 0:16:06 MURPHY, Noel Waterford A.C. Male Sn 03:13.2 180
2 0:16:10 O'BRIEN, Craig Ferrybank A.C. Male Sn 03:14.0 93
3 0:16:20 SHEIL, Niall St Killians A.C. Male 45 03:16.0 109
25 0:19:30 FITZGERALD, Kelly West Waterford A.C. Female Sn 03:54.0 98
32 0:19:48 BURKE, Ciara West Waterford A.C. Female Sn 03:57.6 69
45 0:20:35 DROHAN, Eveleen West Waterford A.C. Female 40 04:07.0 13

Full results HERE

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Notice: Ballinroad 5k road race in W Waterford - Fri 13th May 2022

The Ballinroad 5k race is coming up in Dungarvan on Friday the 13th of July 2022 at 7:30pm. This is the 1st race of 6 in the West Waterford Summer Series

This race costs €10 to enter and you have to pre-enter. 

Entry link HERE

Ballinroad is in the eastern suburbs of Dungarvan town.


Our first race in the new look summer road race programme for 2022 will get underway with the AHS Tuning Ireland sponsored Ballinroad 5k on Friday May 13th at 7.30 pm. 

Firstly our sincere thanks to John Coleman of AHS for his continued sponsorship of this race which he has sponsored for the past 7 years. All at our club wish John and his team ever success in his new premises out on Coolagh road where he has recently moved to a bigger premises with his successful AHS Tuning Ireland business.

This year once again after a two year break due to covid we are delighted to be able to help and support the local community in Ballinroad as the local soccer club Ballinroad A.F.C. will be the benefactors of the race , with monies donated towards their Pitch fund. 

The race will incorporate a fun run/walk with proceeds from them going towards the clubs fund for this project. 

Starting at 7.30 pm with Ballinroad community hall as the race H. Q. 

A huge turnout is expected if last year is anything to go by as we deem the race to be the fastest flattest 5k course around. As you know in West Waterford AC we like to cater for all and have different prize structures in all our races, for the Ballinroad race we will have prizes for the top 5 men and women with lots and lots of spots for down the field finishers. 

The entry fee is 10 euro pre entry online.

The course chosen for the race is an excellent out and back course which is very flat so if it’s your first attempt at the 5k distance or you’re looking for a fast time on a flat- fast course this is your opportunity to shine. 

See you all Friday 13th May for race one."

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Notice: West Waterford AC Summer Series - May to July 2022

There are six races in this years West Waterford AC Summer Series with most of them in or to the west of Dungarvan. Each race costs just €10 to enter or you can enter the series for €50.

Series entry link HERE

From West Waterford AC... "After a break for the past 2 years we are delighted to annunce our Summer Schedule of races starting in Ballinroad with our very popular 5k race and finishing in Ballinameela on the 22nd July in another very popular 5k route with all past participants. 

This is an unique opportunity to enter all 6 races in advance and just turn up on the night to each race and run!  So get your entries in quickly and be ready for a super summer of racing once more. "

Please note that you must pre-enter these races online.

List of races are as follows:

Ballinroad 5K -  13th May 2022 - Info on WWAC website - Entry LINK

Ardmore 5 Miles -  27th May 2022

Dromana 5 Miles -  10th Jun 2022

Ballymacarby 5 Miles -  1st July 2022

Dungarvan 10K -  8th July 2022

Balinameela 5K -  22nd July 2022

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Notice: IMRA Mangerton Mountain Race - Sun 8th May 2022

This IMRA event is quite a challenge and is real mountain run. While the distance is quite modest at about 10kms, there is about 700m of ascent.

You would probably need to be able to handle the half-marathon distance comfortably before undertaking a race like this. 

The most interesting part of the run is the loop around the Devil's Punchbowl with some amazing views out over the lakes of Killarney.

DATE:Sunday 8 May, 2022
CLIMB (M):700
ENTRY CLOSES:2022-05-07 18:00:00
ENTRY COST:€7 for seniors, €5 for over 65s and under 18s

Event page HERE

Monday, May 2, 2022

Results & Photos of the Great Limerick Run Marathon, Half-Marathon & 6 mile - 1st May 2022

The annual Great Limerick Run was held on Sunday the 1st of May 2022 with thousands taking part between the full marathon, half-marathon & 6-mile.


Top 5 men
1353 Sergiu Ciobanu Male 1 M35+ 1 CLONLIFFE HARRIERS A.C. 02:21:21
1143 Sean Hehir Male 2 M35+ 2 METRO/ST. BRIGID'S A.C. 02:26:30
1897 Tudor Mircea Moldovan Male 3 M35+ 3 CLONLIFFE HARRIERS A.C. 02:29:01
2198 John Kinsella Male 4 M35+ 4 BILBOA A.C. 02:32:47
1679 Myles Gibbons Male 5 M45+ 1 SLIABH BHUIDE ROVERS A.C. 02:34:19

Top 5 women
1899 Caitriona Jennings Female 1 F35+ 1 LETTERKENNY A.C. 02:41:09
1109 Neasa De Burca Female 2 F45+ 1 GALWAY CITY HARRIERS A.C. 02:58:47
1142 Siobhan Lee Female 3 F35+ 2 GALWAY CITY HARRIERS A.C. 02:59:48
1043 Katarzyna Bobka Female 4 F35+ 3 AN BRU AC 03:08:38
1172 Clare Coleman Female 5 F35+ 4 DOONEEN A.C. 03:16:35 

Marathon results HERE



Top 5 men
6623 Peter Somba Male 1 MSEN 1 01:04:39
6452 Tim O Donoghue Male 2 M35+ 1 EAST CORK A.C. 01:05:06
5188 Conor Mc Cauley Male 3 M35+ 2 LEEVALE A.C. 01:08:24
5919 John Shine Male 4 M35+ 3 LEEVALE A.C. 01:10:26
6381 Mossy Bracken Male 5 MSEN 2 MOYCARKEY COOLCROO A.C. 01:11:06

Top 5 women
6757 Courtney Mc Guire Female 1 FSEN 1 01:20:55
4145 Siobhan O Doherty Female 2 F35+ 1 BORRISOKANE A.C. 01:21:12
4585 Catherine Thornton Female 3 F35+ 2 CRUSADERS A.C. 01:21:49 35
4051 Linda O Sullivan Female 4 F45+ 1 WATERGRASSHILL A.C. 01:22:13
6728 Angela Mc Cann Female 5 F45+ 2 CLONMEL A.C. 01:24:36

Half-Marathon results HERE



Top 3 men & women
10560 Jose Ignacio Gimenez Perez Male 1 MSEN 1 ENNIS TRACK A.C. 00:29:33
12380 Niall Shanahan Male 2 M35+ 1 00:30:30
13568 Jason Fahy Male 3 M35+ 2 00:30:46
12099 Jessica Coyne Female 1 FSEN 1 LEEVALE A.C. 00:35:20
9001 Ciara Peelo Female 2 F35+ 1 CLONLIFFE HARRIERS A.C. 00:40:31
13509 Clodagh Galvin Female 3 FSEN 2 CLONLIFFE HARRIERS A.C. 00:40:37

6-mile results HERE


1) The organisers have a gallery HERE