Norah Newcombe 4th and pb in Streets of Galway 8k

2019 Streets of Galway 8k – lining up at the start

The 34th annual Streets of Galway 8k hosted by Galway City Harriers took place on Saturday evening August 10.

This popular and prestigious event has always attracted a competitive field. The top five finishers were all under 25 minutes with Damien Landers (Ennis Track AC) crossing the line first in 24:07 winning a close battle with Sean Hehir (Rathfarnham AC) by 6 seconds.

The first woman home was Ann Marie McGlynn (Letterkenny AC) who clocked 26:41.
Well done to Norah Newcombe Pieterse (Mayo AC) who was among the prizewinners in an excellent 4th place in a great time 29:05, and also celebrated with a 4 second pb.
 Regina Casey (GCH) has a great record in the Streets of Galway 8k  and was also in brilliant form finishing third in 28:50.
Tom Prendergast (Mayo AC) ran another fine race – one of many this summer – to finish 64th overall in 29:34 and 5th M50.
There were 2532 finishers;

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