A total of 247 runners turned out for this years Donoughmore 7 mile road race on Friday the 22nd of July 2016. That represents a welcome increase of 16% in numbers compared to 2015 and is the highest figure since 2012.
The men's race was won by Michael Corbett of St.Finbarr's AC in a time of 38:53. The first woman home was Clare McCarthy in a new course record of 39:18. Claire represented Ireland recently in the half-marathon at the European Athletic Championships in Amsterdam.
1 MICHAEL CORBETT M40 ST FINBARRS 0:38:53
3 Cathal O'Connell M50 St Finbarrs 0:39:23
4 EOIN SUGRUE M40 UNATT 0:40:12
2 CLAIRE GIBBONS-MCCARTHY F40 LEEVALE AC 0:39:18
24 JOYCE WOLFE F35 LEEVALE AC 0:45:07
27 MARGARET MURPHY F35 BANDON AC 0:45:22
The full results can be seen HERE
|Claire McCarthy of Leevale AC wins the 2016 Donoughmore 7 mile road race. Photo: Joe Murphy|
Photos... (Updated Tues 26th July)
1) Joe Murphy of Eagle AC has 93 photos HERE
2) Donoughmore AC have some finish line photos HERE
Video from the two mile mark...