Kilmore Quay 5k; Results
The annual Kilmore Quay 5k was held on Saturday 12th July. An unusual road race as it is run over 5 laps of the lovely village of Kilmore Quay, and each race, juniors, ladies and mens is run separately. The course is a tough one, each lap consists of a climb, a downhill and a flat section of almost equal length. The finish is located half way up the climb.
Emer Hynes made a fine return to racing, after her recent injury, she ran 24.32 to finish in 27th place. The race was won by Jackie Carthy, Kilmore AC, in 18.10, only after a tremendous battle with Charlotte Kearney, Donadea, 18.15. Ann Sullivan, DMP AC, finished 3rd in 19.31.
In the mens race Gary Condon ran another fine race, 7th overall in 16.35. The race was won by Niall Sheil, St Killians, 15.41, Pat Byrne, Tinryland, 2nd in 15.50 and Ger Forde, Rathfarnham, 3rd in 16.01. Richard Kavanagh ran 19.45, to take 1st O/60.
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