The Irish team (3 to count) finished an excellent 7th place in the World 100k Championships (GBR were 11th) and 5th in Europe.
Irish team finishing places overall: World – Europe
Daniel Doherty 14 – 8
Chris O’Neill 32 – 21
John Byrne 82 – 46
John O’Regan 108 – 59
One notable veteran achievement was that of US woman, Meghan Arbogast:
W50 category winner, 50th place overall in 7hrs 51.
Picture shows John Byrne (Mayo AC) collecting his drink from Sarah at 5k aid station
Pictures below include : Irish team: Keith Whyte, John Byrne, John O’Regan, Marty
Rea, Chris O’Neill, Daniel Doherty; The 10 a.m race starts; Winner Giorgio Calcaterra in full flow at 95k; Daniel Doherty collects the flag with 5k to go; The local kids on sponge duty.
Full race results are available at www.runwinschoten.nl