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Results of the Newmarket 5k road race - Sun 18th Dec 2011
A total of 127 runners turned out for this new 5k road race in Newmarket in north-west Cork. By all accounts, it was a very fast course with the top three men all running faster than five minute per mile pace. The first man home was Alan O'Shea of Bantry AC in a time of 15:01, just six seconds clear of Sergiu Ciobanu in second place. The womens race also had another fast finish with Orla Drumm of UCC AC clocking an impressive 17:02.