Friday, 20th July 2018
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Thomas Barr 4th in Zagreb

After his enforced with drawl from the 400 metres hurdles semi final at the World Championships in London earlier this month Olympian Thomas Barr had one more race this season and it was on Tuesday evening last August 29 th in Zagreb , Croatia in a World Challenge meeting. He finished 4 th in a time of 50.22, the race was won by World finalist Samba Abderrahaman Qatar in 48.70. Kyron Mc Master Ivory Coast was second in 49.49 and L.J. Van Zyl South Africa was third in 49.61 the Olympic Champion Kerron Clement USA was 6 th

Cork winner of Greenway Half Marathon

The Inaugural West Waterford AC Waterford Greenway Half Marathon was held on Saturday last from Kilmacthomas to Ballinroad and over 400 finished the course. They were led home by Alan O'Shea Bantry in 1 hour 9 minutes and 11 seconds well clear of Frank Quinlan Waterford second in 1.13.22 and Mark Smith Eagle Cork was third in 1.23.24. First lady home in 1.25.21 was Sylvia Malone Waterford,Kate Veale West Waterford was second in 1.29.35 and Ciara Wilson DMP Wexford was third in 1.30.18. The category winners were Men;M40 Dermot Ryan West Waterford, M45 Tony Kelleher Togher, M50 Paul Moran Rathfarnham, M55 Danny Crowley Ballymore/Cobh, M60 Anthony Dwyer West Waterford, M65 Tony Ruane Cartamundi Jets, Junior Timmy Curran,Team West Waterford. Women F35 Donna Quinn Glendalough, F40 Deirdre Murphy West Waterford, F45 Sinead O'Brien Kilmore, F50 Anna Byrne Clonmel, F55 Josie Ui Chuirrin West Waterford, F60 Olive Ruane Cartimundi Jets, F 65 Terri Gough West Waterford. Team West Waterford. Also on Saturday last Ruari O'Donnell Ferrybank was third in the Dingle Marathon in 2.48.12.

Power wins Cill Barra 5KM

180 competed in the Annual Cill Barra 5 KM Road Race in Ballybeg last Friday evening and Trevor Power Waterford was first home in 15 minutes 38 seconds, Brian Murphy CK on Suir was second in 16.05 and Ian O'Byrne Waterford third in 16.37. First lady home was Mary Molloy Ck on Suir in 20.1 , Maria Murphy Griffin St Joseph's was second in 20.22 and Anna Duffin Waterford was third in 20.35. proceeds go to Waterford Marine Search and Rescue, and the Cill Barra Sports Centre. A 3 Km walk was also held with a fine entry also.The organisers wish to thank the Gardai, Red Cross, all Stewards for a very successful event.

Cross Country Fixtures

Sunday next September 10 th Adamstown Co Wexford Open X Country 12 noon, under 9 to u 16 in each age group,junior and senior races also. Waterford clubs will be well represented at.the fixture. Sunday September 24 th Kilmacow Open X Country 1 pm under 8,9,10,12,14,16,18, junior and senior

Road Races

On Saturday week September 16 th the Darra Fitzpatrick Memorial 5 KM run is on Waterford Airport Runway with limited entry of runners only,no walkers. entries at The 'Croppy Boy Road Race will take place on the Saturday 30th of September 2017 at 2:00pm in Passage East. This event has been kindly sponsored by the Scenic Passage East Ferry. There will be a 10km race and 5km fun run/walk ,entry fee starts at €10 with chip timing. Families welcome. Registration is available through http://www.totaltiming.

County Convention

The County Convention takes place on Friday next September 8th in St Augustine's College, Abbeyside at 8pm An election of officers for the coming year will take place, and clubs are particularly encouraged to mention it to any interested people in such roles as one or two current members of the board have indicated they will not be in a position to carry on their role going into next year.

Waterford Primary Schools X Country

On Tuesday September 19 th the Annual Waterford Primary Schools X Country fixture is at the RSC at 12.30 pm. Short races for boys and girls from 1 st to 6 th class in preparation for X Country season ahead.The fixture is promoted by Ferrybank AC and contact number is 087 6889330.


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