August 2012

KILOMARATHON WIN FOR PAULINE

Pauline Curley was the lady winner of the Kilomarathon event held in Moone , Co Kildare on Saturday last. 134 athletes lined up for this 26.2km event , won by Gary O’Hanlon (Conliffe Harriers) in a time of 1.27.33. Pauine was a clear lady winner crossing the line after 1hr.27mins and in 6th position overall.

MIDLANDS HALF MARATHON

The 2nd annual Midlands Half Marathon was held on Sunday the 12th August in Portlaoise. The challenging course wasn’t the only hurdle the athletes had to overcome on the day. Due to some error of judgement , the race was extended to 14.5miles rather than the customary 13.1 half marathon distance. Three of our athletes , Martina Conlon (2.02), Ray Murray (2.04) and Mags Grennan (2.33) were relieved to cross the line after an unexpectedly tough competition.

FR. KELLIHER 4 MILER

Tullamore Harriers veteran athlete, Jim Langan made to trip to Killarney on Aug 3rd to compete in the Fr Kelliher 4 mile road race, winning the o65 age category in a time of 32.18