Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Results & Photos of the Kilworth Charity 5k fun run/walk...Sun 16th Feb 2014

Monday, February 17, 2014

Results & Photos of the Kilworth Charity 5k fun run/walk...Sun 16th Feb 2014

This 5 km charity fun run/walk was held in Kilworth on Sunday the 16th of February with the aim of raising funds for the education of children with special needs.

Kieran Minihane has a gallery of photos HERE

Here is a statement from Tom Flynn, the chairperson of Fermoy Action Children's Education...

On behalf of the F.A.C.E. Committee I would like to thank the following people first of all to all the people who turned out yesterday Sunday 16th Feb to support Fermoy Macra Na Feirme Fundraiser in aid of ourselves F.A.C.E (Fermoy Action Children's Education) to all the runners, walkers we would like to thank you most sincerely for your loyal support. A great day had by all and the weather wasn't too bad either. I would like to also acknowledge and thank our sponsors:

Allan Cuthbert Financial Wellbeing Glanmire Co Cork who sponsored the 1st prize of a €50 voucher for Fittstop Fermoy for the 1st male and 1st female home the winners were: 1st Male Home: Alan Carr (Conna Co Cork), 1st Lady Home: Joan Ennis (Grange/Fermoy Athletic Club)
Richie Flynn Avondhu Bar Fermoy Co Cork who sponsored the 2nd prize of a Crystal Vase for the 2nd male and 2nd female home the winners were: 2nd Male Home: Kevin Hayes (Club unknown) 2nd Lady Home: Catherine O Sullivan (Galtee Runners Mitchelstown)
Mike Walsh of Walsh's Pharmacy Fermoy Co Cork who sponsored a cup for the 3rd Male and 3rd Female home the winners were: 3rd Male Home: Brendan Flanagan (Mallow A/C), 3rd Lady Home: Claire Murphy (Mallow A/C)

We would like to thank the sponsors who contributed towards our medals: Noel Barnes (Barnes Jewellers Fermoy) Fiona Holden ( E.F.T. Ireland Midleton Co Cork) Jennifer Dennehy (Stepping Ahead Clinic Cork) Chris & Susan O Donoghue (Glocca Maura Inn Mitchelstown) without your help it would not be possible thank you most sincerely to all our sponsors.

We would just like to thank and acknowledge Irish Union Veterans Association post 25 for their kind donation towards our fun run in reference to Pj O Leary.
Public address and Dj thank you to our F.A.C.E volunteer Dj Timmy Raz.
Jim Mc Carthy of Mc Carthys Bar Square Kilworth for use of his facilities and electricity power on the day.
Maureen O Brien and members of the Order of Malta Rathcormac.
Garda Denis Motherway & Chief Superintendent & Permit officer in Fermoy Garda Station.
Congratulations to our raffle winners in the Avondhu Bar Fermoy after the Fun Run/Walk
1st Prize A Meal for 2 Kindly sponsored by Silver Springs Moran Hotel Tivoli Cork
Winner Seamus O Connor Cork.
2nd Prize FM21 Hamper kindly sponsored by Mary Fragrance and Fermoy Fragrance Scentre.
Winner Podge Hanlan c/o Fermoy Macra
3rd Prize a €25 FITTstop Personal Training voucher kindly sponsored by Sylvia Flynn & Valerie Mc Cormack Fittstop.
Winner Coleen Whelan Mitchelstown.
4th Prize 2 framed pictures kindly sponsored by Carole Bradley Mitchelstown.
Winner Annette Cahil Fermoy.
5th Prize a Canvas kindly sponsored by Carole Bradley Mitchelstown.
Winner Daniel O Sullivan Rathcormac.
6th Prize Picture kindly sponsored by Carole Bradley Mitchelstown.
Winner Patsy Flood Fermoy.

We would like to thank Mike Moorehouse of Mike's Tyre Centre Church Hill Fermoy for use of his van for the public address system.
We would like to thank John Ahern Photographer Avondhu Press Mitchelstown/Fermoy and John Hennessy Photographer representing the Evening Echo.
John Desmond of Running in Cork Blog for advertising our fun run/walk on his blog and Kieran Minihane for pictures on the day.
We would like to thank Fermoy Macra Tom Ahern, Pa Cotter, Claire, Podge, James and all the fellow members of Fermoy Macra for a excellent job in organising the fundraiser, stewarding duties and over-seeing operations on the day and for their dedicated time and effort they have put in over the last number of weeks we are in dept to you all for your hard work of the last numbers of weeks especially to Tom Ahern, Pa Cotter and Claire who have worked extremely hard to get this up and running. I would like to also include our own committee member who worked hard on it as well over the last number of weeks, especially Mag Flynn, Natasha Flynn for all their work on the administration side and there was a lot of work involved, Committee members Mariska Smit, Pat Canning, Des White, Darragh Wiley F.A.C.E member and Mallow A/C for all his help and advice over the last number of weeks.
Finally I would like to thank and say well done to the children & the children of F.A.C.E who completed the walk yesterday and all the people who brought back sponsor cards.
Just a quick mention in regards to

The Galtee Runners AC who are hosting a 5k in Ballygiblin Sunday Feb 23rd at 11am Enquires to Johnny O Sullivan at we would like to wish them all the best and thank them for their support yesterday.
Apologies if we omitted anyone here.
Yours sincerely
Tom Flynn
Chairperson FACE

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