There were some great results and fast times for our runners at various locations over the weekend in warm conditions. David Tiernan built on his 5k success recently with a fine 35:27 pb? for 2nd place in the RunforOllie 10k at Milltown. Mary Gleeson also benefited from her Series 5ks, coming home with a great win there in 39:18. Bernie McHugh ran an excellent even 50:00 for 1st o50.
In the fast course Streets of Sligo 5k Sean Murphy knocked a few more seconds off his pb with a 17:34 finish – testament to lots of track training and Series success in recent months. Trisha Carty will also be delighted with her 22:58 – now on the good side of 23 after three successive Series finishes 30 seconds the other side!
And there was more success for Norah Newcombe – first placed woman in 37-25 in the Pink Rock 10k while on a visit to Waterford on a flat course with a tough hill at the finish.
Sun 14 June: Run for Ollie 10k, Milltown: 1, Michael O’Connor 33:41, 2 David Tiernan (Mayo AC) 35:27. Other Mayo AC : 7 Paddy Walsh 38:58, 8 First Woman Mary Gleeson 39:18, 12 John Nolan 39:42. Padraic McVann 42:42, Ann Marie Clarke 48:28, Angela McVann 48:50, Bernie McHugh 50:00 – 1st o50, Mark Fitzgerald 48:39. 500+ runners/walkers results www.redtagtiming.com
St Joseph’s AC Pink Rock 10k (incorporating Kilkenny 10k championships): 1 Brian Kirwan (SLOTS) 32:34, 16: Norah Newcombe (Mayo AC) 37:25 Results, www.totaltiming.ie
Streets of Sligo 5k Men 1, Tommy Casey (Sligo AC) 15:30; Women 1, Teresa Doherty (Finn Valley) 16:50, 2, Sara Doohan (Corran AC) 17:32. Mayo AC finishers : Sean Murphy 17:34, Trisha Carty 22:58 402 finishers results www.precision timing.net
Sat 13th Enniskillen 10k: well done to Una McGrath 3rd woman o50 in 54:54 (54-47 chip)