Episode 71 round up week ending 26/11/23

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We will be bringing you a weekly recap of the results from last week going forward, we will have the top 3 from each race available but links to all results are attached so that you can get the full results.

Our Featured fixtures are also available and we encourage everyone to try and support these races and stay tuned to our weekly episodes for a chance to win entries to these events.

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Featured Fixtures

The Great Glenville Run – Sunday, November 26, 2023

The Great Glenville Run makes a welcome return in 2023. Lovely 4 mile run that starts and finishes in the quiet country village. With a short incline in the first mile, the remaining 3 miles are flat & fast, overall a very fair course. The Post Race Spread is also not to be missed!

Entries are now open – click the link! Hope to see you all there!  https://eventmaster.ie/event/8BlPt7qTV

Duhallow A.C 5K Classic Road Race 2023
Newmarket 5k 2023 Sunday, 03 December 2022, 13:00 Newmarket Co. Cork
Event Description:

‘’One of the Fastest 5ks in Ireland‘’ . Great race for a PB and all Fitness Levels Welcome

1st Athlete home wins the Jerh Murphy Perpetual Cup

Prize Fund (ALL CASH) : €300 1st Man and Woman and Cash Prize for Breaking course Record – (Men’s- 14:06) (Women’s – 15.49)

Entries are now open – click the link! Hope to see you all there! https://eventmaster.ie/event/0RB8tzqsA

Farranfore Maine Valley AC 5k race 26th December

One of the longest running races in Ireland and a great way to blow off the Christmas Day cobwebs. More information to follow but check out their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/farranforemv

Event Description: Farranfore Maine Valley AC Annual St Stephens Day Chip Timed 5KM run/walk and Free St Stephens Day untimed 2KM family fun run/walk. Participants must be 13 or over on the day to take part in the 5KM event. Prizes for the St Stephens Day 5KM Run: First 3 Males and females , Age category Prizes, First Junior, First U17. Tea and Coffee in hall post 5KM race

Entries are now open – click the link! Hope to see you all there! https://eventmaster.ie/event/rk9WiPmS9y


Cork people are very clever indeed getting their stocking fillers and Kris Kindle presents sorted early…who wouldn’t want the Togher AC 5k entry as a gift!?

Entries are now open – click the link! Hope to see you all there! https://eventmaster.ie/event/BvPYH23c8j…





Results Sponsored by Well Bean Coffee Glanmire and Neptune stadium 

Great tasting coffee is the perfect reward after any run so why not visit the crew in Well Bean after your next long run






Clonakilty Waterfront Full / Half and 10k. 

Total Finishers 1237 across 3 events

Full Results of the marathon can be found on the link below. 

Latest Race Results in Ireland for runners (myrunresults.com)

Marathon – 

1 – Tudor Moldovan Clonliffe Harriers AC – 2:30:57

2 – Mike Sheehy West Limerick AC – 2:49:30

3 – Mike Griffin Mayo AC – 2:52:06


1 – Dolores Duffy Watergrasshill AC – 3:38:55

2 – Kate Smith – 3:42:10

3 – Emily Aherne – 3:42:43


Half Marathon

1 Nial Sheil St Killians AC – 1:16:52

2 John O’Brien Ballymore Cobh – 1:19:35

3 Dan O’Sullivan Donoughmore AC – 1:21:10


1 Lorna Wolfe Leevale – 1:26:22

2 Karen Walsh – 1:29:52

3 Anita Locke – 1:30:22


10k Results

1 Mihai Sprincean Clonliffe Harriers – 29:51

2 Mark Walsh Leevale AC – 30:39

3 Nathan Ryan O’Hehir St Finbarrs AC – 32:46


1 Catherine Murphy Eagle AC – 36:23

2 Genevieve Collins Bear AC – 42:00

3 Kate Walsh – 41:58

Clane GAA Community 10k Road Race and 5k Fun Run 2023

5K Results


1 Riley Connolly St Michaels AC 17:30

2 Jim McArdle 17:41

3 Tadhg O’Comhrairdhe EMO/Rath AC 18:10


1 Katie McGloughlin Oughaval AC 18:43

2 Siobhan O’Louhglin St Michaels AC 19:18

3 Teresa Doherty 21:23


10K Results

1 Martin Hoare Celbridge AC – 31:18

2 Lea Fulcher Plant Based AC – 34:12

3 Sean Mulryan Castlegar AC – 34:34


1 Lauren McDonnell Rathfarnham AC – 36:41

2 Michelle Cox Newbridge AC – 38:06

3 Evelyn Coughlan North West Kildare – 38:39



Watergrasshill AC Great Glenville 4mile


1 Denis Hegarty M Leevale AC 00:19:53 00:19:53

2 Conor McCauley M40 Leevale AC 00:20:12 00:20:12

3 Aidan Noone M 00:20:20 00:20:19


1  Shona Heaslip F An Riocht 00:20:43 00:20:43

2 Aoife Cooke F35 Eagle AC 00:23:24 00:23:22

3 Linda Kelly F45 Carrigaline AC 00:24:55 00:24:53




1 Tony FORRISTAL 829 East Cork A.C.

2 Declan GUINA 849 West Limerick A.C.

3 Brian MURPHY 848 Iveragh A.C.


1 Ennis Track A.C. 61

2 Grange/Fermoy A.C. 69

3 West Muskerry A.C. 73


1 Kealey TIDESWELL 813 Clonmel A.C.

2 Ann Marie CONNELLAN 801 Ennis Track A.C.

3 Aoibheann LAWTON 804 Durrus A.C.


1 Clonmel A.C. 23

2 Ennis Track A.C. 28



1 » Eddie OCONNOR Brothers Pearse A.C. 69 26:03

2 » Fintan KERINS Clonliffe Harriers A.C. 87 26:11

3 » Niall CARBERY Clonliffe Harriers A.C. 78 26:13


1 » Cristin SCOLLARD Dublin City Harriers 151 19:18

2 » Juno GEROLMO-FEENEY Donore Harriers A.C. 15 19:28

3 » Kate CROWLEY Raheny Shamrock A.C. 35 19:41

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