Posted by Tom Kilgarriff in News.


Congratulations to all of Claregalway and the surrounding areas on the massive turnout on Tuesday last for the Claregalway 5K fun-run/walk in aid of the Claregalway and District Day Care Centre with almost 300 participants taking part in the 5K fun run/walk.

First past the finish line was Brian Heavey in a time of 18 minutes and 12 seconds, Kevin Carr was second and Alasdair Conway (Athenry AC) was third.

Fiona Duggan (Castlegar AC) won the ladies category with Labhaoise Cassidy (Manuela Riedo Foundation) in second place and Geraldine Nally (Castlegar AC) in third position.

Thomas McStay was the past the finish line from Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, Gareth Callan was second and Niamh Heffernan was third.

Full results are available on www.ClareRiverHarriers.com, and you can view photos of the event here or on Claregalway.info’s Facebook page.

Members of Clare River Harriers presenting a cheque to Claregalway & District Day Care Centre.

Members of Clare River Harriers presenting a cheque to Claregalway & District Day Care Centre.

Many thanks to all associated with the local Clare River Harriers Athletic club and the Claregalway and District Day Care Centre on their tremendous effort in organising and staging the 5K and raising the much needed sponsorship. Thank you to Coláiste Bhaile Chláir for the use of the school for registration and refreshments, to the many students, teachers and parents who raised sponsorship and took part or assisted with the event.

 
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