until Fields of Athenry 10km 2014

Galway 5k Series - Leg 2 - Loughrea

Well that was hard!

With the inclement weather all day prior to this race we were guaranteed a smaller entry than last week but still had 640 starters in Loughrea for the second leg of this years series. Whilst the rain stayed away for the race the runners faced into a tough wind for the first 2.5km until they turned back towards Loughrea & 'The Hill'.

Sunday Round Up

In Longford today Siobhan Guinan was first lady home in a time of 45.34 in the 10k Cairn Hill Challenge, a well earned title.

Down in Limerick Lezan Kimutai won the marathon & Peter Brandon won the half marathon as part of the Limerick Run.

Chris Deakin dipped under the 90mins for the first time today in the half marathon with a 1.29.59 for a new PB whilst Jane Mangan dipped under the 2 hours with a 1.59.01. We had 9 runners in total taking part in the half whilst in the full we had Sheelagh Earls & Martina Passman joining Lezan.

Galway 5k Series - Athenry

A huge crowd of 699 finished this evenings opening leg of the 2014 Galway 5k Series in Athenry in perfect running conditions.

Galway City Harriers had the first three runners home with John Greaney taking the win in a time of 16.13. Regina Casey, also of GCH, was first female home in a time of 18.11.

Results located at http://www.redtagtiming.com/results/Galway5kmSeries2014_1_Athenry.pdf

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