World 100k results update and photos
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