The big run at the weekend was the national 10k in the Phoenix Park. Offaly man, Liam Brady, who was selected to represent Ireland, finished 9th in a time of 31:19. Plenty of others from the faithful county achieved fantastic times: Pos Name Club Time 9 Liam Brady Tullamore A.C. 00:31:19 38 Pauric Ennis Tullamore […]
Good numbers turned up in Lough Boora with the aim of raising funds for Irish Autism Action, Laois Offaly Families for Autism, Offaly School of Special Education and Lough Boora Parklands. Will Faulkner of Midlands 103 got both races underway & Will himself did the 5k dressed as giant cockroach. In the 10k race Paul Mitchell (Tullamore Harriers) […]
The sun arrived for the 2nd race in the Offaly Road Race series 2017. Clara AC successfully hosted a great event with 258 finishers. Rd. 2 saw Tullamore Harrier Paul Mitchell (16:21) & Cork athlete Michelle Kenny of Leevale AC (18:12) take top spots. Mick Fogarty (16:24) & Pauline Curley (18:34), the two winners from Rd.1, had to […]
The two big races in the midlands this weekend were the Streets of Portlaoise 5k and the Mullingar Half Marathon. Streets of Portlaoise 5k The rain stopped for the race but unfortunately gusts of wind persisted making conditions challenging. The first Offaly female home (8th female overall) was Ava O’Connor (19:43) and her fantastic time […]
The 1st race in the Offaly Road Race series 2017 had over 340 finishers, 70 more than last year, however the 1st 3 ladies (all from Tullamore Harriers) where the same as last year, Pauline Curley (18:23), Nadine Donegan (19:01) & Sinead Rigney (19:26). Host club Ferbane had a strong showing in the men’s race […]
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