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;