Gorey Night Run & Arklow 5/10k

Gorey Night Run

Another super week was had by the St.Benedict Inbhear Mór AC crew with the Gorey Night Run and Arklow 5/10k dominating events this week.

On Thursday night we headed to Gorey Night Run 5k where we put in a very strong show of green. This is a popular event among our group and now in its 5th year. Once again there was a great atmosphere and of course some nice biscuits after.

Alan Dempsey was first home in 18:51, Cormac made his St.Benedict Inbhear Mór AC debut completing in 19:52, Peter 20:46, Slawek 21:26, Rose 24:17, Alison 26:18, Ann 26:50, Geraldine 27:01, Teresa 27:05, Donna 27:14, Tommy 27:27, Tina 27:48, Joanne 27:51, Carmel 27:53, Susan 29:22. Well done to all on a super night on what is definitely a tough course. John and Justin were on hand to cheer us through the finish line, support is always appreciated!

On Saturday over at Gorey Parkrun we had Caroline, Gareth and Geraldine on the volunteer roster. Carmel and Denny completed the 5k course with Denny finishing in 22:57 and Carmel in 27:54. This marked 25 volunteer occasions and 25 Parkruns completed for sisters Carmel & Geraldine. Well done ladies, super achievement together!

Up at the inspirational Operation Transformation 5k we had Alan, Clair and the kids and Susan and daughter Layla. Well done on supporting such a super event.

On Sunday we stayed local and headed to the Arklow 5/10k at the Rugby club. First up in the 5k was Kevin completing in 22:32, Justin 26.15, Gareth 27:06, Zydrune’s St.Benedict Inbhear Mór AC debut in 28:07, Susan & Shauna 40:37.In the 10k, Alan D took 3rd place overall in 38:56, Gary 39:01, Conor 39:42, Michael 42:49, Mick 49:32 and Jacqueline 52:36.

Well done everyone on a tough course with super performances all round. Donna, Denny, Marc, Tiernan and Tommy cheered us along the course giving the last little push to the finish.

Finally once again, great support was on hand for the kids at Arklow Duck Pond Junior Parkrun with Alison, Susan, Sam, Gareth, Carmel, Donna, Justin, Michael, Teresa, Aoife and Geraldine on the volunteer roster.


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