Weekend results

Sunday 9 Feb: Maree 8k 300 (finishers) A tough race according to reports with just 8 finishing in under 30 minutes. It was a win double for GCH: Matt Bidwell first in 26:48 following up his gold M40 in the Masters Indoors 3,000 metres a couple of weeks ago. Tuam 8k winner, Regina Casey was first woman home in 30:15. and as in Tuam our two W45s were second and third. Ann Lennon in 30:56, with Colette Tuohy close behind in 31:03 – in reverse positions to their Tuam finishing places and both continuing to show excellent early season form.
Mark Fizgerald ran 41:47.
results here: Maree8km_2014
8 Feb: Westport parkrun,  Michael McNeela finished 5th in 20:06  (of 53 participants) in his first parkrun.

Sprinter John Walkin competed in the Leinster Indoors and was ‘happy enough’ with 4th place finish in his heat of the 60 metre dash in 7.83. He will now concentrate on preparing for the Connacht Indoors at AIT, 1st March.

Thanks to Sean Murphy for this report from Ballinrobe Duathlon  on Sat 8th , and well done to him and rest of finishers. results: BallinrobeDuathlonMarch2014

Paddy O’ Toole and Brendan Gill were part of Relay teams. Paddy finished second in 51:07 and 1st Relay, and Brendan was fourth in 52:37 and 2nd Relay.  Noel Gibbons finished in 58:43, TJ McHugh 58:59, Sean Murphy 1:00:07, Catherine Conway 1:04:08 and 3rd woman, Paula Prendergast 1:05:05, Laura Heneghan 1:12:46, Tracy Durkan 1:15:34, Patricia Carty 1:19:40, Rebecca McHugh 1:23:04, Bernie McHugh1:25:24.

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