THE final round of the 2 mile Lord Mayor series produced the highest standard so far in the series. Emmet O'Brien won the race in 10.18, ahead of Dermot Gorman (10.29) with junior Philip McDonagh finishing third
Anne Marie Woods broke the 12 minute barrier for the first time in the the series (11.53) to take first in the women's category ahead of Brid Ni Chonaill (12.44) and Helen Carr (13.11).
The category prize winners were: Male 0 40 Ronan Walsh; 0 45 Joe Casey; 0 50 Martin Kelly; 0 55 Davy Byrne; 0 60 Steven Rowe; 0 65 Ray McCormack; 0 70 Tadgh Twomey (snr)
Female: 0 40 Fiona Coyle; 0 45 Brighid Smyth; 0 50 Fiona Kirwan.
The overall series results were
Male: 1st Davy Byrne 2nd Dermot Gorman 3rd John Clarke
Age Categories: 0 40 Ronan Walsh; 0 45 Paul Conroy; 0 50 Martin Kelly; 0 55 Christy Reilly; 0 60 Steven Rowe; 0 65 Ray McCormack; 0 70 Tadgh Twomey (snr).
Female: 1st Anne Marie Woods; 2nd Karen Quigley; 3rd Bernie Manley.
Age Categories: 0 40 Fiona Coyle; 0 45 Brighid Smyth.
Picture (right) by Stephen Brady features top three overall in women's race from left Bernie Manley, Anne Marie Woods with son Luc and Karen Quigley.
The next club race is the three mile Jim Wall handicapped race on Thursday, September 12th at 8pm.
All are welcome.