Google+ Running in Cork, Ireland: Irish women's team win the Anglo Celtic 100km plate for the first time

Monday, August 23, 2021

Irish women's team win the Anglo Celtic 100km plate for the first time

For the first time in it's 26 year history, Ireland's women's team won the 100km Anglo Celtic Plate.

Women’s Teams
1. Ireland 
2. Scotland 
3. Northern Ireland

Olympian Caitriona Jennings of Letterkenny AC led the Ireland Women’s Team won the event with a record breaking time of 7:43:01 beating the previous Irish record of 7:52:45 set by Helena Crossan in 2007.

Team Ireland Women.
Caitriona Jennings – Letterkenny AC
Sorcha Loughnanne – Donore Harriers
Patricia McLoughlin – Le Cheile AC
Lorraine McMahon – Wexford Marathon Club
Sinead Kane – Le Cheile AC

In the men's race, Ireland finished in second place.
Men’s Teams
1. Scotland 
2. Ireland
3. Northern Ireland

National Championships: The Donadea 50k & 100k also doubled up as the Irish National 50k & 100km championships...

100K National Championship Results
Caitriona Jennings - 7:43.01 (Letterkenny AC)
Karla Borland - 8:30.41 (Team NI)
Deirdre Martin - 8:44.15 (Carrick Aces)
Gareth King - 7:12.30 (Team NI)
Stephen Connon - 7:45.03 (Bros Pearse
Dave O’Keeffe - 7:48.39 (Togher AC)

National Bronze medal for Dave O'Keefe from Cork in the 100k Photo: Stephen O'Sullivan

50K National Championship Results
Sean Hehir - 2:54:07 (Metro St Brigid’s AC)
Johnny O’Sullivan - 3:31.59 (Galtee Runners AC)
Liam Ryan - 3:34.46 (Carrick Aces)
Deirdre Lynn - 3:56.33 (Marathon Club of Ireland)
Catherine O’Sullivan - 4:15.37 (Galtee Runners AC)
Laura Byrnes - 4:35.21 (Clane AC)

National Silver medals for Catherine O'Sullivan & Johnny O'Sullivan in the 50k


1 comment:

Noel Early said...

Well done Johnny and Catherine savage running.