Clohisey Wins Battle of Clontarf 10

Mick Clohisey was an impressive winner of the 2022 Battle of Clontarf 10 after a mighty battle.

French man Arnaud De Lustrac took second place after tussling with Clohisey for all 10 mile. Clohisey winning out by just six seconds in 50:43 followed by De Lustrac in 50:49.

Mick Fogarty of Ferbane took third place having caught MSB’s Sean Hehir in the final three mile.

The women’s race was just as competitive and saw a battle between two Wicklow athletes as Catherine O’Connor of Sli Cualann won out in 62:06 ahead of club mate Sarah Baryga in 62:46.

Third place went to Karen Alexander in 62:56.

The Leinster 10 mile championship was incorporated into the Battle of Clontarf with the men’s title going to Mick Clohisey, silver to Mick Fogarty and bronze to Sean Hehir.

The women’s title went to Catherine O’Connor and silver Sarah Barya with Raheny’s Aine Crimin taking the bronze medal.

The host club took the team prizes. The men’s team of Mick Clohisey, Ger Redmond and Eric Champ registered 31 points. Clonliffe Harriers came second with 43 points and Mullingar Harriers came third with 59.

The women’s team of Aine Crimin, Orla Manley and Mary Walsh took gold with 18 points. Second place went to Sli Cualann with 26 and third place to Tullamore Harriers with 41 points.

It was a fantastic Easter Monday morning in St Anne’s Park as the Battle of Clontarf made it’s return after a three absence.

Many thanks to all the stewards and officials who gave up their bank holiday Monday for the hosting of this event.

Full results are available here

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