Mark Kirwan was winner of this years Grant Thornton 5k. Mark’s winning time was 14:29. Defending champ Conor Dooney was fourth in 14:50. Other finishers were Damien Kehoe 16:46, Declan Robinson 17:04, John Clohisey 17:50, Dave Gargan 18:14, Tara Kennedy 18:39, Helen Carr 19:18.
Ian Conroy finished 46th at the World Mountain running championships in Bulgaria. Ian ran 1:10:53 for the 12.5km course. At the Great North run Mary Coghlan ran 1:50:18 while Mary Purdue Smyth ran 1:53:32 and Nicola Mooney ran 1:54:05. Simon Devenney won the St Annes parkrun in 17:00 while Catriona Costello was first female in 20:24. Other finishers were Dan Scully 17:22, Barry Lennon 17:47, Mark Murphy 17:56, Wes Grant 18:00,…
Orla Comerford finished 8th in the 100m final at the Paralympic games in Rio. Running in lane 2, Orla ran 12.87 to finish 8th in her first major championships for Ireland. Well done Orla, doing your club and country proud.
Orla Comerford qualified for the 100m final in Rio. Running in heat 2, Orla ran a personal best of 12.81 to finish 4th and qualify for tomorrow’s final at 3pm. Best of luck Orla