The Dublin City Marathon 2010 was ran on Bank Holiday Monday 27th October. There were a number of runners from Millstreet again this year, and congrats to them all. Their results are below, some photos above, and there are also some links to videos of them in the race also below.
AOH Cup 2nd Round: Rylane Celtic 6 Millstreet Celtic 2; Rathcoole Rovers A 5 Pearse Celtic 2; Rathcoole Rovers B 2 Donoughmore Ath 0
AUL 3A: Strand Utd 2 Los Zarcos 2 (they play Strand away again next Sunday in cup quarter final – best of luck to them, only two games from the final – SB)
U13 National Cup: Macroom 1 Rathcoole Rovers 0
County U16A Football Championship Quarter-Final: Millstreet beat Cobh. They pay Macroom in Coachford on Saturday at 2.30pm.in the semi-final.
Cork Vocational Schools Senior Hurling Championship: Millstreet CS 7-14, Davis Col Mallow 1-5
Duhallow Junior B Hurling League Semi-Final: Millstreet 2-8 Freemount 0-17
Duhallow Cup: Newmarket 4-17 St John’s 0-3;
County Quarter Final: Mallow B V Boherbue, Saturday 23 October, Millstreet 1pm
County Semi Final: Mallow A V Bantry Blues, Saturday 23 October, Millstreet 2.30pm
FAI Umbro Junior Cup 2nd Round: Inter City Celtic 1 Millstreet Celtic 5; Rathcoole Rovers 3 Mayfield Utd (MSL)1
AUL 3A: Los Zarcos 0 Lakewood Ath 3
Cork Schoolboys League National Cup U16: Carrigaline Hibernians 1 – 5 Rathcoole Rovers
Congratulations to Tony Kelleher (formerly of Minor Row) now based in Cork and runing for Togher AC, who last weekend became the Irish over-40 800m champion in a personal best time of 2:02:33. A fabulous achievement no doubt.
While looking at the Irish Masters Athletic Association website, I noticed that our own Willie Neenan is still the national record holder for the mens over 65s at 800m and 1500m with times of 2.32.12 and 5.08.87, which were both set in September 1998 in Italy.
He was running years before he met Marie his good and devoted wife
And Willie Neenan is still running with him ’tis a way of life
A World Masters Games over fifty silver medallist in nineteen eighty three
I remember in the fifties him and his brother John D
At cross country races in Liscahane just out of the Town of Millstreet
The famous Neenan brothers against Cork’s best did compete
Up and down the wet and high fields they set a cracking pace
For the glory of old Millstreet the young Neenan men did race. [read more …] “Willie Neenan”
*County Minor A Regional HC: Ballinascarthy 2-12 Millstreet 1-8
* Duhallow Junior A Football Championship: Rockchapel 0-18 Millstreet 1-09 (9/July)
* Duhallow Junior A Football Championship: Millstreet 0-15 Kanturk 0-13 (After extra time), 8pm in Banteer 20/July
* Humphrey Kelleher Memorial U15 Football Cup Final: Tipperary 1-8 Cork County 1-7. Shield Final:Cork City bt Limerick by 2 points (played 17th July in Millstreet)
* Mark Ellis lines out at wing back for the Cork Intermediate Team in the Thursday’s Munster Final v Waterford (at Fraher Field, Dungarvan, 7.30pm). Result: Cork won by 2 points.
The 2010 Cork City Marathon was run a week ago on the June Bank Holiday (Monday 7th June). It was a terrible day with all the runners drowned to the skin, but spirits were high regardless. There were a few Millstreet runners who took part mostly in the relay. These were:
Local runners Chris Murphy and Mick Mullane on their way to the finish at the Grotto on the Clara road during the Clara Mountain Run last week
The Clara Mountain Run was run recently on the evening of Sunday 18th April. It was a lovely evening and for once the mountain was dry, so it was easier than other years. Over 40 brave runners started at the Presbytery on the Clara Road just after 7pm, heading back the Clara Road to the grotto and turning up Mount Leader and further onto Clara. Just over half an hour later it was won by Irish International Martin Bradshaw who emerged out of a group of three runners in the last 500m to take a comfortable victory.
There were some locals in the race field also: Michael Healy, Mick Mullane, Chris Murphy, Mary Finn and Shane Browne.
The Clara Mountain Run is on this Sunday 18th April at 7pm. Starts on the Clara Road as normal. It’s a 6.2 km run and the top and back, with the top of Clara 352m above the starting point. For us mere mortals, it’s often hard enough to walk to the top … but these guys run up and down as fast as they can. Get out and support them and enjoy the atmosphere.
Donal never seemed like an much of an athlete when he was younger, but he has been posting some really impressive results in the last 4 to 5 years.
Not alone does he do road running, but he also partakes in mountain running around Ireland, which is organised by the Irish Mountain Running Association. His results here have also been really impressive finishing on average 4th for all races in 2009 and 7th in 2008. One seasoned athlete told me many times that you’d have to be crazy to run up and down mountains! For the rest of us, it can be a challenge even to walk to the top of these mountains and back, which makes running them at top speed seem all the more impressive.
24 Oct: St. Michael’s Cup first round: Rathcoole Rvs 2 Fairview 0; Murphy’s Irish Stout President’s Cup first round: Hibernians V Los Zarcos (Off).President’s Cup second round: Rathcoole Rovers 2 UCC 3
23rd Oct: Munster Colleges Camogie Intermediate C: D. Mount Mercy 6-15 1-4 Millstreet
21 Oct: Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship: Millstreet defeated Dromtariffe.
20 Oct~: Ulster Bank County Premier 2 MFL Group 2: Millstreet 3-10 Youghal 1-6
17 Oct: U16 Duhallow Football Final Boherbue 0-13 Millstreet 0-9
Best of luck to Desmond Casey who has been selected on the Cork senior team for the National Inter County Cross Country Championships in Kilbeggan Co. Westmeath on Sunday, 22 November 2009, after he finished in 6th position in the Cork County Senior Cross Country Championships hosted over testing terrain in Clonakilty.
update Nov 24th: Desmond finished in a creditable 39th position in what were very difficult conditions, and 3rd of the Cork contingent. (39th #719 Casey, Desmond Cork 32.45)
Donal Cashman from Tullig is running in the New York Marathon today, starting at 2:20pm Irish time. His race number is 14131 & you will be able to track his location in the race if you go to the NYC Marathon website and follow the instructions for the “athlete tracker”. Or watch the race live online from Universal Sports. Best of luck Donal. ……He finished in 3:18:26 Also well done to Mary O Mahony (#60642) of Minor Row who completed the marathon in 5:43:52.
Click on the images to view dozens of photos taken during the race by official photographers.