Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Recent launch of the Bandon Half-Marathon & 10k...

Monday, April 07, 2014

Recent launch of the Bandon Half-Marathon & 10k...

From the organisers Bandon AC.....The fourth Bandon Half Marathon & 10k was launched recently at a function in Bandon Rugby Club.  Guests at the launch included MEPs Sean Kelly and Brian Crowley, Vice President of Munster Branch of IRFU, Bertie Smith, Mayor of Bandon, Deirdre Lane and Bandon AC International sprinter Phil Healy.  Main sponsors Caulfield’s Supervalu, Bandon, The Edge Sports, Kinetica Sports Drinks and Bandon Office Supplies were represented along with local Businesses. 

The Half Marathon & 10k along with a 6 mile walk will be held on Saturday 3rd May and is jointly organised by Bandon Rugby & Athletic Clubs as a fundraiser. AAI approved and prizes in the usual categories as well as for breaking the course record in each race. Full information on the event on and on Facebook.  Enquires to 087 6373 430

Also more info in this earlier post.

L-R...Sean Kelly MEP, Phil Healy of Bandon AC & Billy Good...President and Founding Member of Bandon AC. At just 19 years old, Phil is the 5th fastest Irish woman over 60m. She broke the u23 and inter-varsity 60m national records earlier in the year. She also finished 4th in European juniors in Italy last year as well as winning a silver medal at the national indoor championships in Athlone last February.

1 comment:

Gearóid said...

Phil is a rocket!