Ballyhoura`s Active Series dedicated their last race on May 10 to the late Michael (Curley) Cunningham who passed away in 2017
Ballyhoura Active Series 2nd race gave successful results
The 2nd race in the Ballyhoura Active series took place on Friday the 10th of May. It is a 4-mile race and held in honour of the late Michael (Curley) Cunningham who passed away in 2017. The evening was sunny and bright but as the race started, so did the rain. This did not deter the runners and walkers. Over 200 participants ran and walked the stunning 4-mile loop in the gorgeous Galtee region.
The results for the top 3 Athletes in the Male and Female single division were:
|Position||Athletes Name||Team Name||Time||Division||Bib|
|1||Niall Shanahan||An Bru AC||19:28||SM||453|
|2||Declan Moore||Bilboa AC||20:02||SM||442|
|3||Noel Murphy||Waterford AC||20:59||SM||554|
|1||Michelle Finn||Leevale AC||22:31||SF||634|
|2||Dymphna Ryan||Dundrum AC||22:58||SF||448|
|3||Carol Finn||Leevale AC||23:39||SF||633|
Gerry Forde was the winner of the wheelchair division
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