Great turnout for first Tir na nOg road race

A beautiful Friday evening greeted all those running / walking the first of the Tir na nOg 2012 Road Race series events.

A beautiful Friday evening greeted all those running / walking the first of the Tir na nOg 2012 Road Race series events.

The 5k event hosted over 70 competitors in the first of four events which take place over the next month in the Gortahork area. The course for the first event extended from Pobalscoil Cloich Cheann Fhaola to Gortahork along the N56. The fast flat course say Buncrana man Conal Mc Bride home first in an impressive time of 16.56, with Loughanure man Micheal Logue recording an excellent second place finish of 17.29 with Derryman Oran Mc Bride in third place in a time of 17.42.

First women home was Termon’s Nicola Doherty in a time of 20.12 with Gweedore women Noreen Mc Gee second in 21.32. The event was a great fun and community event. Competitors recieve points depending on their finish in each event and the top three finishers in each category will be presented with prizes at the end of the series.

The next race in the series (a 5 mile event) take place on Sunday, April 22nd at 11am with registration for runners / walkers in the Tir na nOg centre from 9.30am. So go on and get your trainers out and try the next event. For further information contact the centre on 074 91 62972 or Brian on 086 8218084.

Results

Place Time Race No Name Category Club / Area

1 16.56 121 Conal McBride S M Buncrana

2 17.29 136 Michael Logue Senior Men Loughanure

3 17.42 102 Oran McBride Masters Derry

4 18.27 101 Seamie Ferry Masters Glasserchoo

5 19.21 021 Ryan Lafferty Junior Men Gortahork

6 19.52 131 Eugene Mc Cafferty Senior Men Gortahork

7 20.01 132 Michael o Fearraigh Senior Men Gortahork

8 20.08 106 Joe Casey Masters Falcarragh

9 20.12 155 Nicola Doherty Senior Women Termon

10 21.06 061 Kevin Mulhern Senior Men Cloughaneely

11 21.24 135 James Harkin Senior Men Falcarragh

12 21.30 134 Martin McGarvey Senior Men Creeslough

13 21.32 147 Noreen McGee Senior Women Gweedore

14 22.20 125 Michael Barry Senior Men Knockfola

15 22.24 128 Sean Sweeney Senior Men Falcarragh

16 22.25 123 Hugo Gallagher Senior Men Gortahork

17 22.36 129 Eddie McFadden Senior Men Falcarragh

18 23.04 002 Orla Henderson Junior Women Falcarragh

19 23.22 022 Neil Kelly Junior Men Falcarragh

20 23.27 154 Madge Whoriskey Senior Women Gortahork

21 23.54 062 Roseanne Boyd Senior Women Falcarragh

22 24.08 142 Evelyn Boyle Senior Women Ardsmore

23 24.54 133 Manus Kelly Senior Men Falcarragh

24 24.52 105 Pat Kelly Masters Falcarragh

25 25.02 126 Liam McFadden Senior Men Knocfola

26 25.08 127 Billy Crawford Senior Men Meenalack

27 25.08 023 Oisin Crawford Junior Men Meenalack

28 25.11 150 Bridget Moore Senior Women Falcarragh

29 25.31 024 Ben Harkin Junior Men Termon

30 25.31 157 Sheena McCarry Senior Women Creeslough

31 25.41 122 Seamus O’Donnell Senior Men Gortahork

32 25.50 103 Joe McClafferty Masters Gortahork

33 25.51 130 Aiden McGinley Senior Men Rosses

34 25.54 145 Sinead Doogan Senior Women Dungloe

35 25.56 156 Annette Toye Senior Women Creeslough

36 25.57 137 Eugene McGeever Senior Men

37 26.26 146 Ann Marion Sweeney Senior Women Dungloe

38 28.10 152 Aisling Cassidy Senior Women Gweedore

39 28.12 144 Margarite Bonner Senior Women Dungloe

40 28.34 104 Patrick Langan Senior Men Creeslough

41 28.55 143 Frances Greene Senior Women Ardsbeg

42 29.18 151 Carolann Cassidy Senior women Gweedore

43 29.23 153 Noeleen Doogan Senior Women Falcarragh

44 31.12 124 David Geeney Senior Men Falcarragh

45 31.23 141 Rose Finnegan Senior Women Falcarragh

46 31.24 081 Ashlene Doohan Masters Women Falcarragh

47 32.43 040 Mary Harding Walking Women Ardsmore

48 36.28 051 Dee Toye Walking Women Creeslough

49 36.28 042 Carmel Boyle Walking women Park Owen

50 36.28 048 Brid Doohan Walking Women Falcarragh

51 38.11 046 Noreen McGee Walking Women Magheroarty

52 38.39 148 Maire McLaughlin Senior women Baltoney

53 38.39 149 Anne Cannon Senior women Keeldrum

54 38.50 050 Pauline McGee Walking Women

55 39.47 047 M. NicAoidh Walking women Magheroarty

56 40.09 041 Anne Curran Walking Women Meenderry

57 41.59 049 Brid Barrett Walking Women Falcarragh

58 43.32 001 Cora Moore Junior Women Falcarragh

59 43.39 043 Evelyn Mulligan Walking Women Falcarragh

60 43.50 045 Anne Mc Fadden Walking Women Falcarragh

61 43.52 044 Maire Gallagher Walking Women Gortahork

62 44.22 063 Margaret Gallagher Walking Women Falcarragh