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posted 23 Sep 2017, 10:15 by youghal ac
Results of the East Cork Cross Country Championships...Sun 17th Sept 2017

IMOLILLY OIL/EAST CORK DIVISION CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS, BALLYNOE
 
On a beautiful dry September morning the Cross Country season started again! Conditions were ideal for Cross Country.
 
Youghal AC had a huge turnout on the day with both Men’s and Ladies teams competing.

  

Our Senior Ladies did us proud taking top honours on the Day.
 
The Senior team consisted of Ruth Mellerick (2nd overall) Ann Marie Holland (3rd overall) Evelyn Cashman (4th overall) Niamh O Regan and Martina Landers
 
We also had Ruth taking gold  and Ann Marie silver in O35 Category, Evelyn took Gold in o45 category.
 
The girls also got the 035 Team prize!


In a very competitive men’s race -
 
Our Senior Men’s team got silver – Nigel Sheehan, Noel Curtin, Tom Barry and Aran Kenny.
Our Male O35 Team got 3rd Place – Ed Nicolson, Tom Barry, Ian Murphy and Brian Landers
And Our Male 45 got 2nd place. – Noel Curtin, Steven Devereaux, Ed O Regan and David Kilgannon
 
 
Special mention must got to Tom Barry, Aran Kenny and Ian Murphy as this was their first taste of Cross Country, great to have ye on the team!
 
 
GLEN OF AHERLOW MARATHON SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
 
 
Well done to Ricky on her podium finish in the Glen of Aherlow Marathon – Ricky came home in 2nd place on what can only be described as a very tough Course!
 

CHARLEVILLE HALF MARATHON

A record 1133 runners turned out for this years Charleville Half-Marathon on what were ideal running conditions. After an early morning fog, the sun eventually made an appearance but it was near the end of the race.

     

Aoife Cooke 2nd Lady home in an impressive time of 79.18
 
Deirdre Ansbro had a PB of nearly 3 mins to finish in 1.30.56
 
Other Youghal athletes who competed today were Brendan Coleman 1.21-24, David Barry 1.25.46, Declan Barron 1.31.26.
 
Well done to all Youghal Athletes who competed over the weekend.
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