Travers breaks course record at Cloonacool 5k

Cloonacool 5k winner John Travers striding to a new course record

The Annual Cloonacool 5k was held in ideal conditions on Sunday (February 25). There were record entries with over 170 runners and over 130 walkers.

John Travers Donore Harriers AC was out again to try to break his course record of 15.07 from last year. Needless to say the 3000m National Champion did it in style in 14:52.
Top three:
Men:
1st John Travers 14:52
2nd Shane Hayes Sligo AC 16:20
3rd Seamus Somers Sligo AC 17:18
Women:
1st Sinead Fowley Dromahair Runners 18:53
2nd Mari Johnston Sligo AC 19:32
3rd Ciara Regan Crusaders AC 19:55
Well done to Anto Devaney Mayo AC who crossed the finish line 25th in 20:17.

Focused on the finish line – Niamh Devaney 1st National School Girl at Cloonacool 5k

Not far behind was daughter Niamh in 21:22 –  34th overall and 1st NS Girl. Well done Niamh!
Other prizewinners:
1st NS Boy Kevin Johnston Cloonacool 20.11
1st NS Girl Niamh Devaney Swinford AC 21.22
1st SS Boy Donnacha Henry Cloonacool
1st SS Girl Kate Taaffe CT Gaels
1st local man James Lawrence 19.12
1st local woman Shona Moylan 26.17

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