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Six Winners In Quilty


from Galway City harriers GCH had a good day out Easter Sunday, at the annual Kilmurry Ibrickane/North Clare A.C. and Michael Egan memorial 4 mile road race at Quilty Co. Clare. This year was extra special, as it was the 40th Anniversary of the race. photos of the race, courtesy of James Sexton: https://www.galwaycityharriers.com/node/3667

Gary Thornton continues his good form and was the overall winner in 19.10, while Fergal Geraghty was 5th in 21.09. Our picture shows the GCH men’s team of Tony Scanlan, Robert Staunton, Fergal Geraghty and Gary Thornton. They just lost out to Ennis Track club for the team prize – both teams having the same points.

GCH had five other winners on the day. Bernie Kelly travelled back to her homeplace to win the honours in her category from her cousin Maura Falsey of Kilmurray/Ibrikane. Nono McHugh recorded a 2nd win in as many races as she makes a welcome return to running and racing in the GCH colours. Rob Staunton finished 8th overall and also won his category, while Martin McEvilly and Brian Geraghty were also masters of their categories.