Nigel Flaherty wins 5K

2020 Senior Club News

The Club promoted a successful 5k challenge tonight in Powerstown Racecourse where conditions were warm and humid. Still we saw some particularly good performances in an event that brought together Juvenile, Senior and Master athletes all in one event, brilliant to see such a variety and augurs well for the future of the Club. Our thanks to Powerstown racecourse for the sue of their fine facilities and to the Red Cross for First Aid. Also. thanks to our many stewards who ensured the whole event was a great success. The Club Chairman, Tony McCarthy, spoke before the race start and a minute’s silence was held in honour of Cormac O Brien, Michelle Doherty’s son as Michelle is a valued member of the Club.

The prize winners were as follows, 2 per group nearest their predicted time. In group One Aine Roche just 4 sec off her target time and Ciara O Neill who was 11 secs outside her target time. In group 2 we had Sareen walsh 13 secs off her target time while Charles Kerins was 23 secs inside his target time. In Group three the winners were Sinead Kennedy who was 14 secs inside her target time and William Lonergan who was 16 secs faster than his target time. The top three men were Nigel Flaherty in 17 mins 40 secs, Conor Fleming 2nd in 18 mins 50 secs and 3rd was Dick O Gorman in 20 mins 5 secs. The top three women were Ciara O Neill in 18 mins 41 secs, 2nd Angela McCann in 19 mins 52 secs and 3rd was Cailin Napier in 20 mins 36 secs.

Here are the results:

Place Athletes name Actual Predicted Difference Group
1 Nigel Flaherty     17:41     18:00 -19 1
2 Ciara O Neill     18:41     18:30 11 1
3 Conor Fleming     18:51     18:25 26 1
4 Angela McCann     19:52     18:20 92 1
5 Dick O Gorman     20:05     20:30 -25 1
6 Peter Kiely     20:22     20:00 22 1
7 Pat Coffey     20:07     20:30 -23 1
8 Cailin Napier     20:36     19:55 41 1
9 Brendan Walshe     20:37     20:18 19 1
10 Aine Roche     20:39     20:35 4 1
11 Vincent McHugh     20:45     20:30 15 1
12 Hazel Brennan     20:58     22:00 -62 2
13 Ruby Carroll     21:12     20:50 22 1
14 Suzanne Shine     21:23     22:15 -52 2
15 Pat Walsh     22:27     23:00 -33 2
16 Yvonne O Connor     22:27     24:43 -136 2
17 Charles Kerins     22:57     23:20 -23 2
18 Paul Weymouth     23:04     23:30 -26 2
19 Steve McGrath     23:19     25:00 -101 3
20 Roise Flaherty     23:34     22:55 39 2
21 Sareen Walsh     23:43     23:30 13 2
22 Stephanie Byrne     23:45     24:20 -35 2
23 Ned O Brien     24:53     24:00 53 2
24 Alan Longworth     24:58     24:30 28 2
25 David Condon     25:01     27:27 -146 3
26 Grainne O Malley     25:07     25:30 -23 3
27 Sinead Kennedy     26:06     26:20 -14 3
28 Geraldine Ryan     26:29     30:00 -211 3
29 Brian Tyrrell     28:16     30:00 -104 3
30 Mary Longworth     29:15     28:30 45 3
31 William Lonergan     29:44     30:00 -16 3
32 Myles McHugh     30:28     30:00 28 3