Monday, March 21, 2016

County 5K Road Race Championships 2016

On Sunday 20th March 2016 the County 5K Road Race Championships was held in what was ideal weather conditions through the picturesque village of Beaufort, organised by Star Of The Laune AC. Thanks to all the volunteers for hosting a well organised event.
Numbers were down from last year, mainly due to other competitions and road race events on the same day.
We had seven club athletes competing in the event. 
George McCarthy was first from our club to cross the line in just under 17mins. He earned himself Gold in the O40 category. 
Dermot Dineen won silver in the O35 and Ger Ladden also won silver in the O50. Gavin Cronin was our fourth member and with his combined performance earned team bronze in senior category. 
In the women's, Mary O'Shea was first from our club to finish and earned an individual gold in the O40 category. Bernie O'Mahoney won individual silver in O45. Pauline Joseph was our third member. 
The Masters team results were not available and will be mentioned at the next county board meeting. Well done everyone.
Full results should be posted on Kerry Athletics website in due course.

Tim O'Connor (An Riocht) & Shona Heaslip (An Riocht) were the senior winners