Clohisey rules Ballycotton

Mick Clohisey landed the biggest road race title outside Dublin with victory in the prestigious Ballycotton 10 Mile on Sunday.

The Rio 2016 Olympian put Clonliffes Sergiu Ciobanu and Clonmel’s Kevin Mansuell to the sword around the halfway stage to power to victory in 49 minutes 20 seconds.

National marathon champion Sergiu Ciobanu took second place in 49:46 some 26 seconds behind Clohisey who name is now inscribed down in Cork as the winner of the 40th Ballycotton 10.

Clohisey joins Pat Hooper (1978) and Vinny Mulvey (2006, 2008, 2009) as winners of the Ballycotton 10.

There were in total 19 Raheny athletes crossed finish the line in Ballycotton;

Mark McComish 60.59, Greg Fitzsimons 67.30, Helen Carr 71.46, Des Lyons 74.59, Gary Kenny 76.46, Kate Martin 77.50, Rachel Ormrod 78.12, Mary Lynch 78.14, Eoin Fegan 78.26, Caroline Farrelly 78.48, Brighid Smyth 86.57

Una Cherry 82.53, Gillian Kenny 83.10, Aishling Delaney 83:45, Keith Moynes 83.57, Richard O’Connor 88.52, Valerie Clinton 89:54, Anne McComish 94.04