Gowran 8 mile win for David Fox

THE annual Gowran 8 mile road race was run off on Tuesday of this week in perfect conditions for running. A big field of forty one athletes went to the start line with the Gowran Trophy the prize for the first Novice athlete to finish.

THE annual Gowran 8 mile road race was run off on Tuesday of this week in perfect conditions for running. A big field of forty one athletes went to the start line with the Gowran Trophy the prize for the first Novice athlete to finish.

David Fox was this year’s winner in a good time of 48.10. It was a well deserved victory for David as he has worked hard to come back to form after an injury disrupted season. Fastest man on the night was Noel Kelly in a time of 43.39 while Liz Cuskelly was the first woman in 53.58.

Results: 1 Noel Kelly 43.39 ; 2 Catch Grennan 44.20 ; 3 Liam Dunne (Guest) 45.59 ; 4 John Harkin 46.15 ; 5 Mick Murphy 46.33 ; 6 Jody O’Reilly 47.59 ; 7 Shane Cooney (Guest) 48.08 ; 8 David Fox 48.10 ; 9 Ronan Duffy 48.28 ; 10 Michael Lynch 49.31 ; 11 Liam Byrne 51.20 ;

12 Noel Conway (Guest) 51.33 ; 13 Johnny Feery 51.51 ; 14 Vinny Conlon 52.02 ; 15 Conor Mooney 52.05 ; 16 Philip Serviss 52.20 ; 17 John O’Connell 52.28 ; 18 Ger Lynam 52.32 ; 19 Enda Molloy 52.51 ; 20 Alan O’Neill 53.14 ; 21 Liz Cuskelly 53.38 ; 22 Fra Mollen 54.40 ; 23 Darren Butler 57.05 ; 24 Pat Conlon 57.05 ;

25 Brendan Kennedy 58.51 ; 26 Maurice Fitzgerald 59.05 ; 27 Rita Daly 60.32 ; 28 Sarah Steer 61.32 ; 29 Bernie Daly 61.41 ; 30 Matt Corcoran 61.48 ; 31 Adrian Martin 62.36 ; 32 Andy O’Grady 63.12 ; 33 Ailish McDonald 64.17 ; 34 Fiona Claffey 64.17 ; 35 Ray Murray 66.51 ; 36 Martina Conlon 68.34 ; 37 Pat Kennedy 74.17 ; 38 Leonard Owens 74.18 ; 39 Jim Dolan 76.52 ; 40 Veronica Casey 81.13 ; 41 Mary Casey 84.40.

Killarney Ironman: Mark Serviss competed in the grueling Ironman event held in Killarney last Saturday. The course consisted of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 miles on the bike and finished with a full marathon of 26 miles. Mark put in a brilliant performance to finish in third place in a time of 11.22.09 with splits of sw 1.23.07, cy 5.57.47 and r 3.46.51.

Fixtures; September 3 - National Half Marathon, Waterford. September 8 - Neville 10 mile road race at 6.20pm.

Training: Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30pm, Sunday morning at 8.30am Except on a race day. New members always welcome.