'Excellent' Eimear Butler improved by one place on her 2009 finishing position in taking the 2010 Maree 8km Road Race and Fun Run yesterday. In 2009 she was sandwiched between two other Athenry athletes, Ann Carter and Miriam Wall, but managed to go one better this time around. She was also quicker on this occasion improving on her 2009 time by 22 seconds on the newly certified Maree course.
Everyone at Athenry AC extends their warmest congratulations to Eimear on such a fine result.
Last October Bank Holiday Monday was a lovely fine day and many
club members were in Dublin for the marathon. Since then, weather
has dictated there weren't many such get togethers. Last Sunday
morning was another fine sunny day and was on my own for the day.
By late morning I had the papers read, and a good chunk of the
crossword done as well, when a loyal friend rang with an offer
of, "I'll go out of my way to pick you up, take you to Tuam Road
Race, put up with you for the day and drop you home in the