Dunboyne on the double at Oldcastle 5k

Story by Conall Collier

Thursday, 11th July, 2019 7:59am

Dunboyne on the double at Oldcastle 5k

Peter Somba waiting for the presentation of the awards in Oldcastle last night after winning the 5k road race

St Brigid's AC hosted the annual Oldcastle 5k last night in wet conditions around the streets of the north Meath town

Various prize categoris included first six Senior M&F; first three Under 20 male and female (M&F); first three over 40 M&F first two over 50 M&F; first over over 60 M&Fand first over 70 M&F.

Peter Somba was an impressive winner of the men's race in 15:34 while Claire Ni Fhaircheallaigh took the ladies race in 19:45 to make it a double for the Dunboyne club.

THE FIRST SIX LADIES 

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The races also catered for runners over-70 which was the oldest category and Rose Healy (Fr Murphy) won the ladies section with the men's race going to Tom Durcan from Bohermeen.

All the finishing times will be published in next edition of Meath Chronicle and cetegory results also.

See our Facebook Live content below from last night's event.

NA FIANNA LADIES WARMING UP

RESULTS

TOP 10 MEN
1 Peter Somba    Dunboyne AC 15:34         
2 Andrew Nevin    Mullingar Harriers 16:35 
3 Sean Husband    Monaghan Town Runners 16:40    
4 Richard Bell    Fr Murphy AC 16:47     
5 Ben Brunton    St Brigids AC 16:50         
6 Michael Reilly Shercock  17:00         
7 Killian Heery    (non-club) 17:38     
8 Keith Russell    Navan AC 17:39         
9 David O Connor Trim AC 17:41     
10 Seán Mc Daid St Brigids AC 17:52    

TOP 10 LADIES

1 Claire Ni Fhaircheallaigh Dunboyne AC 19:45     
2 Shauna Moran    Dunshaughlin AC 19:55          
3 Eimear Mc Govern St Brigid's AC 20:28      
4 Karen Blaney Navan AC    20:37          
5 Mary Hanley Na Fianna AC 20:42      
6 Sarah Caulfield Trim AC 20:51  
7 Catherine Tiernan Boyne AC 21:59          
8 Mary Watters    Navan AC 22:02     
9 Elaine Plunkett St Brigid's AC 22:05      
10 Mairead Murphy Cilles AC 22:12     

OVER-70 SECTION
MEN

1 Tom Durcan Bohermeen A.C.    22:13      
2 Michael Smith Laragh AC    24:11     
3 Sean Cooney Tara A.C.    26:11     
4 Desmond Brownlie Lagan Valley AC32:57
LADIES
1 Rose Healy Fr Murphy AC 34:42 

RUNNERS AT THE FINISH

YOU NEVER KNOW WHO YOU WILL SEE IN AN OLDCASTLE SHOP WINDOW?

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THE START

 

 

THE FINISH

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