Cork County Novice Cross Country Champions! Sun 9th October 2011

Our ladies team put in fantastic individual and team performances today in Conna to win the team Gold in the Novice County Cross Country Championships. Martina Kiely led the team home winning the overall race comfortably with a very strong run. The race was combined with the County Masters and U23 races and Karina Teahan was third overall and Valerie Vaughan fourth. Louise Keane finished very well to come 7th overall which made it a 1, 2, 3, 4 for the Barr’s in the Novice race! A fantastic team performance! Mary Sweeney followed Louise in with a very strong finish to be first F50. Mary Murphy was second F50 and Marion Lyons was first F55. Well done to all who ran so well on a warm day and on a challenging course which was a good test for all participants. Here are the provisional womens results:

Place    Time    Name                                           Team                                  Race Age Category                                

      1   0:10:59  KIELY, Martina                                St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           441        1

      3   0:11:30  TEAHAN, Karina                              St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           448        3

      4   0:11:43  VAUGHAN, Valerie                          St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           444        4

      7   0:11:54  KEANE, Louise                               St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           442        7

      8   0:12:07  SWEENEY, Mary                              St. Finbarrs AC                      F50                                        462        8

     18   0:12:42  CROSBIE, Orla                                St. Finbarrs AC                      F40                                        457      18

     23   0:12:53  COTTER, Gillian                              St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           451      23

     27   0:13:09  DINAN, Margo                               St. Finbarrs AC                      F40                                        458      27

     35   0:13:24  CURRAN, Barbara                           St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           446      35

     44   0:14:20  BUCKLEY, Eileen                             St. Finbarrs AC                      F45                                        460      44

     50   0:14:31  MURPHY, Mary                               St. Finbarrs AC                      F50                                        465      50

     59   0:15:54  LYONS, Marion                               St. Finbarrs AC                      F55                                        466      59

     60   0:16:00  MEHIGAN, Cait                               St. Finbarrs AC (Novice)          F                                           447      60