Ireland did amazingly well in M45 overall to win the team gold also, with Mick Traynor coming in second with 32:52 and Damien Martin 6th with 34:21.


The Non-Stadia Championships are held every second year alternating with the Track and Field Championships. They consist of 10k in walking and running, a few cross country races, and end with a half marathon.

Pat O'Shea of Kerry won bronze in the M60 Half Marathon with 1:26:07, a fine time for a man of 63. Pat won gold in the 10k at M55 several years ago.

See full results here: