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The weekend report from Lindie Naughton covers highway, mountain and monitor racing from dwelling and abroad, together with a robust run from Zak Hanna within the Italian Alps. 

Peter Somba of Dunboyne AC added two extra victories to his assortment final week.

On Thursday night, he was a transparent winner of the Carton Trails 6km in Co Kildare, main dwelling 250 finishers in 19 minutes 43 secs. Three days later, he travelled north to Co Tyrone the place he was once more the clear winner at the Galbally 5-Mile in 24 minutes 51 secs.

On the Carton Trails 6m, Conor Butler was second in 20:22. Karen Costello was first lady with a time of twenty-two:58 adopted by Laura Buckley in 23:24.

Kerry O’Flaherty of Newcastle and District AC was with and first lady on the Galbally 5-Mile in 28:58. Winners of the related 5km have been David Graham of Mallusk Harriers and DEarbhla Cox of Annadale Striders.

In Co Donegal, Inishowen AC’s Liam Bradley, now and M50, was the winner of the Dunlewey Pageant 5km 16.46, held within the s shadow of Errigal Mountain on Thursday night (July 28) First lady was Fionnuala Diver, previously of LAC and now competing for Rosses AC. Her time was 18.55.

That very same night, Raivis Zakis of West Waterford AC in 16:45 and Kealey Tideswell of Clonmel AC in 18:29 w2ere the winners at the Clogheen 5 mile.

Regardless of the torrential rain, the John Kilmartin Memorial 5 in Milford, Co Donegal on Friday night (July 29) produced quick instances and good competitors in all classes. Race winner in 15 min 10 secs was the in-form Declan Ferry Rosses AC.

Letterkenny AC’s Noeleen Scanlan was first lady in 16.56, juts two seconds forward of her membership mate, Nakita Burke. The evergreen Maria McCambridge of Dundrum Sought Dublin and and ex-Letterkenny AC members continues to defy the years ending third in 17.19.

Additionally on Friday night , a superb crowd of virtually 350 turned out for the annual Kinsale Regatta 5-Mile, the place Vivian Foley of Eagle AC was the winner in 25:14. Leevale AC’s Gavin O’Rourke was a transparent second in 25:22 and Hannah Steeds of Clonmel AC first lady in 28:57.

Additionally on Friday night , at the Birr 5km, a part of the Offaly League, Mick Fogarty of Ferbane AC was the winner in 15:01, adopted by Michael Murphy in 15:20,. Siobhan O’Doherty of Borrisokane AC was first lady in 17:36, with Forbade AC’s Denise Egan second in 17:36.

A detailed end at the Banna Run 5km in Ardfert Co Kerry on Sunday (July 31) noticed Matthew Glennon of Mullingar Harriers and Darragh O’Leary of Killarney Valley AC given the identical time of 16 minutes 14 secs.

First lady was Suzanne Neilan of An Riocht ACX in 18:41. Within the related 10m, Oisin Murray and An Riocht AC in 33:17 and Susan Glennon of Mullingar Harriers in 41:40 have been the winners.

They stated the race has a robust subject, however we didn’t assume that is what they meant. Photograph: Lindie Naughton

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Ian O’Reilly and Laura McDonnell have been the winners of At the inaugural South Dublin County Council Sports activities Partnership BHAA 6km in Kiltipper Park a brand new venue close to Previous Bawn in Dublin.

O’Reilly, operating as a person, pulled away on the second of two hilly laps to complete in 20 minutes 38 secs. Peter O’Toole of CitiBank was second in 20:44 with O’Donnell third in 20:44.

Sinead Tighe was second group in 23:42, adopted by Catherine Brogan third in 24:26.

Laura McDonnell smiling her option to victory. Photograph: Lindie Naughton

Ladies’s group winners was the Income group. Within the males’x grades, Teaches gained B, ESBB the BB grade an Eir D. No A grade groups had entered.

Subsequent Leinster BHAA race is the Pfizer 5km in Grange Fortress Enterprise Park on Wednesday August 24 (5.30pm).

A day later at the Depuy Synthes 4-Mile on a brand new course which took within the Haulbowline Island Leisure Amenity, Tony Forristal and Michelle Kenny have been the winners.

Forristal of Midleton Collective had a transparent victory, clocking a time of 21 minutes 20 secs. Second in 21:41 was Michael Corbett of Flextronics who was additionally first M45, whereas seen second behind for third place was Nick Hogan of UCC in 21:48.

Kenny, representing the Division of Schooling, completed first lady in 24:09. Linda O’Connor of Musgrave was second lady in 25:13 and Meadhbh Moynihan of Full Monetary third in 25:26.

Within the A grade group class, UCC was first of the boys and Musgrave better of the ladies.

Subsequent Cork BHAA race is the Novartis 5km in Ringaskiddy on Wednesday August 3 (8pm)


Efrem Gidey of Clonliffe Harriers continued his preparations for the European Championships by successful the 5000m in a time of 13:56.52 at the CAS Assembly Worldwide, in Schifflange / Luxembourg on Sunday (July 31).

Within the 1500m, Cathal Doyle, additionally Clonliffe Harriers, completed seventh in 3:41.10

In a combined 800m race at the Trafford Meet on Tuesday (July 26), Ciara Mageean of Metropolis of Lisburn AC ran an unofficial private greatest time of 1:59.04. Her earlier greatest was 1: 59.69.

Commonwealth Video games

On Saturday (July 30), the opening Day of competitors of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, Kevin Seaward of St Malachy’s AC completed a courageous ninth within the males’s marathon clocking a time of two:16.54 for the twisting hilly course. One place behind in 2:17.2 was Stephen Scullion of Clonliffe Harriers.

Within the ladies’s race, Sinead Diver from Co Mayo, operating for Australia completed fifth in 2:31.06.


Zak Hanna of Newcastle And District AC completed fifth in a top quality race at the Giir Di Mont uphill race (9km, 1040m ) in Premana, Italy, selecting u extra World Cup factors.

“Good to be sporting the Newcastle AC vest in a global race for a change,” stated Hanna afterwards.

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