The 9th Anniversary Ballindine Guess Your Own Time 4 Mile was held today. All those who take part have to predict their finish time when they enter. Entrants are not allowed carry any time recording devices.
Funds raised were in support of the Asthma Society of Ireland, and the event was kindly sponsored by Phillips Menswear and Footwear, Claremorris.
The Top 3 predicted times:
1 Eugene McCartan (Hollymount) predicted 35:25, ran 35:33; 2 Brendan Monaghan (Tuam AC) 26:59 ran 27:08 3, Tommy Joe Whyte (Tuam AC) 25.45 ran 25:54.
1st man to finish was Patrick Fleming (Tuam AC) 24:31 and Kathy Gleeson (Claremorris) was 1st woman 24:44 – almost two minutes faster than her winning time last year.
Results of race: handicap-race-2017-finish-pos
Well done to the prizewinners and all who took part and especially to Dave Huane who led the local organisation and to the volunteers and helpers on the course and at the Community Centre where refreshments were served.