Sunday miscellany: Armstrong, Bracken, O’Sullivan….Joyce

Assorted recent results and records.
June 12, 2022:  Irish Runner 5
1st Ian Guiden Clonliffe Harriers AC 23:44, 2nd Peter Somba Dunboyne 24:20.

June 19, 2022:  Tallaght 5 mile
1st Hugh Armstrong Ballina AC 24:13, 2nd Peter Somba Dunboyne AC 24:15
Irish women’s records, :
4 mile: Westport native Monica Joyce 20:49 in US 1989
8k (4.97 miles) Sonia O’Sullivan Balmoral Scotland 2000 24:43
She ran 24.27 in Loughrea 5 (October 1999) great race, great days- were you there?
Read contemporary Balmoral report here :
May 28, 2022 Newry 10k Pauric McKinney of Inishowen AC, now aged 57, was third in 33:11, which is a new Irish M55 record time.
A good target for aspiring Mayo AC masters and others this summer? Age is a number etc.

In the British Milers Club meet at Watford June 11, 2022

1500m ‘A’ Shane Bracken Swinford AC 3:40.81 4th
1500m ‘B’ Nick Griggs Mid Ulster AC u20 3:42:73 1st

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