Results: Frank Kelly Milk run 5k Castleconnor, Charleville Half Marathon

Donna Gallagher (Mayo AC) receives her prize – first woman home in Castleconnor 5k

We had a couple of prizewinners at the annual Frank Kelly Milk Run 5k today at Castleconnor, Co Sligo.

The race winner was Dessie Burke 16:33. The Easkey man ran 2:56 in the Manchester Marathon in April. Michael Canty (Moy Valley AC) was second 17:22 with our own evergreen Anto Devaney running a great time 18:22 in third place.

Congratulations too to our other prizewinner there Donna Gallagher who was first woman home in 21:51. She ran 21:57 in the 5k last week at Swinford, and was second woman home in the Ros Go Run 10k at Loughglynn on September 1.

Castleconnor results (96 finishers)

Three members took the trip to Cork for the Charleville Half Marathon, a reputed fast course.

David Flynn (Clonliffe Harriers) won in a fast 63:48, from Mick Clohissy (Raheny Shamrock) 64:16, with another great run by Ballina AC’s Hugh Armstrong – a close third in 64:29. Aoife Cooke won the women’s race in 74:41

Well done to our Mayo AC runners Dwayne Flynn who finished in 82:15, Colette Tuohy 87:58 – first W50 and Neil Carroll 93:33.

Charleville results: (1290 finishers)

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