Glenmore athletes were true legends at the weekend!!! 29 Glenmore AC senior athletes turned out to represent their club in The Cooley Legends Half Marathon and 10k race on the 7th April . Hugh congratulations to our very own Shane Toner (01:24:40) coming in first overall in the Half and Tadhg Leahy ( 45:57) winning first in the 10k.
Shane was followed by Patrick White (01:38:35) who was also 1st male over 40 , kenneth Mc Bride (01:41:32) and Lorraine Dunne (01:52:39) who also achieved a fantastic result of 3rd female overall. Other age category prizes were won by Fiona Mc Quade , Sarah Dooney and Margaret Woods.
In the 10k starting at long woman’s Lloyd Byrne (50:37) was 2nd over the line for Glenmore followed by Kevin Harnett (51:23) and first female for Glenmore was Katie Mallon (56:58) . Rose White achieved a very proud 2nd in her age category. A special mention and congrats to Joanne Payne who chose this for her first 10k race since completing 0-5 k training at our very own Operation Bush4mation in January. All of our athletes successfully completed both races despite the mucky terrain, and a big thanks again to Johnny McCabe for organising this tough but very enjoyable race. Next on the Glenmore calendar is the Patsy Kelly 5k on Saturday 14th April and DKIT Dundalk 10 k on Wednesday 25th April , all great preparation for The Glenmore Challenge 10mile and 10k road race on the 9th June. For further details checkout www.facebook.com/Glenmorechallenge or register online via MyRunResults.com