10 mile PB for Anne Marie in the Burren + amended updates

Anne Marie Staunton finishing Kilnaboy 10 mile with a PB in 74:23

Anne Marie Staunton finishing Kilnaboy 10 mile with a PB in 74:23 (photo credit John O’Neill)

More from Sunday April 10: A couple of races in the West, and like the Phoenix Park conditions were breezy and cold. The 32nd Annual Sonny Murphy Kilnaboy 10 (432 finishers) is a traditional and popular event over a classic distance on a one lap course in the Burren. Again this year our two runners there were Anto Devaney and Anne Marie Staunton. Well done to Anto who finished in 62:52, 5th overall and 2nd M40, and to Anne Marie Staunton who finished  7th woman in 74:23,  with a new 10 mile PB almost three minutes faster than her Kilnaboy 2015 time.

Well done too to Michael McNeela who ran 1:33.05 in the Connemara Half Marathon, 34th overall (1376 finishers)

Anto Devaney finishes fifth in Kilnaboy (photo credit John O'Neill)

Anto Devaney finishes fifth in Kilnaboy (photo credit John O’Neill)

Saturday April 16: Ballinrobe 10k (94 finishers)


Men 1 Matt Bidwell M40 (GCH) 32:06, 2 Paul Conlon 34:51, 3 Timmie GlaveyM35  (Mayo AC) 34:55.

Women 1 Regina Casey (GCH) 36:26, 2 Colette Tuohy W45 (Mayo AC) 38:24, 3 W40 Kathy Gleeson 39:28.

M40 1 TJ McHugh (Tri Lakes TC) 35:27, 2 Ger Hartnett (Sligo Tri TC) 35:47; M50 1 Michael Sweeney (Mayo AC) 42:13, 2 Martin Kinneavy 43:35; W40 1 Mary Mulchrone 43:54, 2 Cathriona Grady 44:03; W50 1 Fiona Gilrane 51:21.

Another local double for GCH duo Matt and Regina. Well done to our prizewinners Timmie, Colette, and Michael. Some great times on this fast flat course including at least three PBs reported since results were collated – Regina Casey, Kathy Gleeson and Ann McDonnell.

Other Mayo AC finishers included Sean Murphy 36:39, Matthew Gill 37:36, Sean Brophy 38:20, James Malone 39:02, Sarah Syron 39:35, Paddy Walsh 39:36, Neil Carroll 40:02, Ann McDonnell 44:20, Thomas Kelly 45:54, Donal Tighe 46:08, Ann Marie Clarke 48:29, Helen Corless 56:36

Sunday April 17: Easkey 5,10k, 10m (total 231 finishers, www.coretiming,com)

10m: Men: 1 Liam Feely (North Leitrim AC) 56:35, 2 Con Lyons 62:09, 3 Barry Loftus 65:40

Women 1 Lucy Brennan W55 (Sligo AC) 66:32, 2 Roseanne Mitchell W45 (Sligo AC) 74:18, 3 Caroline Coulter 74:38

10k: Men 1 Eamon McAndrew (Sligo Tri) 34:13

Women 1 Karen Dolan (Finn Valley AC) 43:24, 2 Karen Sweeney 44:18, 3 Pauline Moran W55 (Mayo AC) 44:23

Well done Pauline, who along with Neil Carroll was out racing again this week after representing the club in last week’s success in National 10k championships.

Club League continues next Sunday April 24 with Run for Boylo 10k – events calendar.

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