11 October 2015

Cross country 2015 - part 2

Second part of of Kerry Athletics Cross Country championships took place on Sunday, 11 October in Firies.

This weekend it was the turn of the uneven ages juveniles, Intermediate and Masters athletes. Unusually dry and warm weather conditions for this time of the year, brought a large crowd of runners from clubs around the county.

Day started with Intermediate and Masters Women's race with 4 laps of the course. In Masters O35 we had Ursula Barrett who got bronze medal after finishing 3rd in her age category with Yvonne Quill representing St.Brendan's AC in Masters O40 category.

In juvenile races we had Aaron Horgan & Zach Walshe running in Boys U9 category with Aaron finishing very strongly in the last 200m to take the bronze medal. Well done to Zach Walshe in his very first competitive race for St.Brendan's AC.

In Girls U11 our sole representative was Lilly Nowak running in older age category and still doing very well, finishing in top 20 position.

Boys U11 category had one of the highest number of entrants and St.Brendan's AC was represented by Stuart Daley, also competing in an older age category. Great run by Stuart in his second race in 2 weeks.

In Girls U13 we had Eimear O'Sullivan and Daisy Nowak. Girls had 2500m to run (2 laps) and Eimear placed just outside medal position with Daisy a few places behind.

In the last Race of the day, St.Brendan's AC had representatives in the Men's Intermediate and Masters race over a 7000m distance.
James Daley had a very productive race, finishing 4th overall in Intermediate section and Artur Nowak was participating in Masters O40 category.

Few photos on our FB page HERE.

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