A small group of hardy club members competed at the Munster Senior & Novice Road Championships braving the elements on a bitterly cold, wet and windy day in North Cork. The combined Novice and Senior races were run over a four Mile course in and around Newtownshandrum.
In the Women’s race, club members Denise Twohig and Karina Teahan had top ten finishes in an overall field of 48 runners. Karina was also a scoring member on the Kerry team as they took the Senior title with a marginal victory over Cork.
Denise Twohig and Gill Cotter were scoring members on the Cork team as they edged out Kerry for the Novice title. With just three Women available on the day, the ladies were out of contention in the Novice race.
In the Men’s race, Alex O’Shea was first home for the BARRS finishing 15th in an overall field of 67 runners. James Philip King was a scoring member on the Cork team as they overcame Clare and Limerick to take the Senior title.
Alex O’Shea was a scoring member on the Cork team that overcame Limerick and Clare to take the Novice title. Club members Alex O’Shea, Philip James King, Martin O’Reilly and Declan Murphy were scoring members on the BARRS team as they finished runners-up to West Limerick in the Novice.
Glenn Dollard, Denis Gould and David Butler also put in strong performances in support of the team. Well done to all those who participated on the day.