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Rathgormack 5 mile Friday 6th August 2010


CARRICK ROAD RUNNERS Friday last saw the conclusion to the popular Outfield Sports Three Counties Challenge take place in Rathgormack Co. Waterford, in what was a very successful summer series for 2010. The number of participants in each race was up on previous years,it is great to have so many runners enter from other counties as well as our own club runners.

 A large number of walkers took part on the night also,both runners and walkers faced a tough route but that did’nt put off the winners of the race Brian Murphy and Angela McCann.The race which was in aid of the Rathgormack playground was kindly sponsored by AUTOPOWER of Carrick-on-Suir to whom the club is grateful to for doing so. 


Congratulations to Brian Murphy of Carrick-on-Suir AC who won the race in a great time of (26mins 41sec).Brian was awarded the Joanne O’ Donughue memorial cup for winning the race and Brian also won the overall series which is the first time a Carrick runner has done so.Well done to Brian!

Second place went to Patrick Hogan of Ferrybank AC in (27mins 06sec) and third went to Pat Heffernan of Fethard AC (28mins 41sec).The ladies race was won by Angela McCann of Clonmel AC in (30min 28sec) closely followed in second place by Martina O’ Dwyer of Carrick AC (30min 30sec).In third place Laura Behan of Kilkenny City Harriers (31min 51sec).The team prizes both went to Carrick-on-Suir AC-MENS team:(Tommy Falconer,David Waters,Daragh Byrne) and LADIES team (Ann Cronin,Tara O’ Donnell,Shirley O’ Shea)


The club would like to thank AUTO POWER for sponsoring the race this year and for their support over the past four years and to Linda Brunnock for the prize giving.Thanks to Outfield Sports/Asics for supporting the Three Counties Series and all our sponsors over the series. To the Rathgormack Hiking center for the use of their facilities ,to all the local ladies who prepared the post race refreshments. Thanks again to the gardai and the Irish Red Cross for their assistance,and to the stewards and everyone who helped out on the night. Thanks to Johnny Brunnock ,Mark Connolly (chairman) for all their time and hard work in organising each race and to Aoife Conway and Daragh Byrne for looking after the results .



Mens senior

1.Brian Murphy -Carrick-on-Suir AC (26.41)

2.Patrick Hogan – Ferrybank AC (27.06)

3.Pat Heffernan – Fetherd AC (28.41)

4.Tommy McElwain – SBR Ferns (28.48)

5.Willie Rossiter – SBR Ferns (28.58)


JUNIOR:Gary Cantwell – Kilkenny City Harriers (29.20)


O/40 Niall O’Ceallaig – Clonmel AC (29.34)

O/45 Richard O’ Gorman – Clonmel AC (30.27)

O/50 Larry Lacey – St Josephs (29.37)

O/55 Leslie Smyth – Coolquill AC (32.59)

O/60 Joe Grinsell – Clonmel AC (38.51)


Mens Team :Carrick-on -Suir AC (Tommy Falconer,David Waters,Darragh Byrne)


Womens Senior

1. Angela McCann – Clonmel AC (30.28)

2. Martina O’ Dwyer – Carrick-on-Suir AC (30.30)

3. Laura Behan – Kilkenny City Harriers (31.51)

4. Aine Roche – Clonmel AC (32.47)

5. Mary Molloy – Clonmel AC (32.58)


O/35 Sylvia Malone – West Waterford AC (33.51)

O/40 Diane Behan – Waterford AC (33.19)

O/45 Josie Ui Churrin – West Waterford AC (37.23)

O/50 Hazel Galloway – Clonmel AC (46.19)


Ladies Team :(Ann Cronin, Tara O’ Donnell, Shirley O’ Shea) 


Carrick-on-Suir runners

1st Brian Murphy (26.41),9th Tommy Falconer (29.30),13th David Waters (29.44),14th Darragh Byrne (30.00),16th Patrick Roche (30.06),21st John Nolan (30.24),23rd Anthony Grace (30.26),26th Martina O’ Dwyer (30.30),27th Martin Murphy (30.31),30th Michael O’ Loughlin (31.03),31st Mick O’ Dwyer(31.24),32nd Brendan Cronin (31.27),35th Johnny Brunnock (31.58),56th Leslie O’ Donnell (35.05), 61st Gordon Collins (35.59),66th Paddy Brunnock (36.28),67th Ger Power (36.47),76th Raymond Burke (37.42),77th Matt Greene (37.47),86th Vincent Murray (39.21),88th Michael Clarkson (39.35),89th Ann Cronin (40.15),90th Tara O’Donnell (40.44),92nd Shirley O’ Shea (41.05),93rd Geraldine Houlihan (41.06),100th Susan Collins (45.16).







MEN O/40 100m :2nd place Willie Morrissey – Carrick-on-Suir (12.07)

MEN O/40 200M :1st place Willie Morrissey – Carrick-on-Suir (26.01)

MEN O/40 2nd place High Jump ( 1.40)

MEN O/40 2nd place Javelin (28.27)

MEN O/45 100M 6th Gerard English (13.09)

MEN O/45 long Jump 3rd Gerard English (4.59)

MEN O/60 100M 2nd Bernie O Niell (13.04)

MEN O/60 200M 2nd Bernie O Neill (29.03)

MEN O/60 long Jump 2nd Bernie O Neill (4.24)

MEN O/60 Javelin 1st Bernie O Neill (25.54)



 Good luck to Ned Crowe who will be competing in Dublin this week at the European Transplant and Dialysis Games