Ferns 4 mile, Great Performances From Our Athletes.
,The Ferns 4 mile, was held this evening, 14th June, in very warm and humid conditions, over a tough and challenging course. In the ladies race Suzanne Foot, 25.14, put in a brilliant performance to finish 2nd Lady overall, and together with Hannah Nolan, Sile and Paula O'Byrne they took 1st place in the ladies team event for Sli Cualann, beating Kilmore AC by a single point. Elaine Nuzun ran a fine race, recording a Pb of 37.03, while Denise Cox, 44.22, was 1st lady O/60. The ladies race was won by Jackie Carthy, 24.10, Kilmore AC.
In the mens event, Gary Condon, 21.19, continued his excellent run of form by finishing in 5th place overall. Richard Kavanagh, 26.16, took 1st prize in the O/60 category. The Sli Cualann mens team (Gary 5th, Damien Lawless 6th, Mick Byrne 10th, Thomas Moore 13th) finished in 2nd place, beaten by an excellent S.B.R. AC team. Other Sli Cualann winners were Mick Byrne 1st O/50 and Sile O'Byrne 1st Juvenile. The mens race was won by Freddy Keron Stuk, SBR, AC, in a time of 19.10 with Sean Hehir, National Marathon Champion, in 2nd place in 19.23.
This is an excellent race, well organised, great atmosphere and great food afterwards, well done to all.
Next on the list is DUNSHAUGHLIN 10K on Saturday next 21st June at 19.30.