Sunday, 17th June - Fit4Life Ladies Only 5K (Carndonagh) - Results & Report
NOTICE - FINISHERS OF BUNCRANA & CARNDONAGH RACES - €100 DRAW
RESULTS - Fit4Life Ladies Only 5K (Carndonagh) (AMENDED 18TH JUNE)
A beautiful Sunday morning greeted all those running the second race in the IAC Fit4Life Road Race series. Eighty-six competitors toed the line. The fast, flat course saw Sheila Doherty (Inishowen AC) home first in an impressive time of 21.38. Tracy Harley (Inishowen AC) recorded an excellent second place finish of 21.39 with Trina Mhic Dhonaill in third place in a time of 21.59. However, the finishing times/positions were not too important; the event was a good deal of fun and a great community event. All the tired ladies assembled afterwards and enjoyed the essential post-race refreshments. Ten lucky competitors returned home with spot prizes. Inishowen AC would like to thank EVERYONE who helped out at the event - thank you for donating your time, energy and home baking! The next and final race in the series takes place in Clonmany on Sunday, 1st July at 11am. Registration for runners opens at 10am.
Periodization - Planning for Success
Wednesday, 30th May - Buncrana 5K - Results & Report
Freddie Keron made his second appearance in Inshowen in as many weeks for the Buncrana 5k. After his fast time in Culdaff, another good time was on the cards in Buncrana. With over 350 runners in attendance, a good night of racing was in store. With some elite athletes from clubs all over the northwest in attendance, there was a sense the Kenyan would not have an easy race ahead.
Sunday, 27th May - Fit4Life Ladies Only 5K (Buncrana) - Results & Report
RESULTS - Buncrana Ladies Only Fit4Life 5K
Sunday, 27th May saw seventy female athletes converge on Buncrana for the first of the Inshowen AC Fit4Life (ladies only) 5k runs. With runners from Derry and Donegal taking part, it was a fun filled experience for all competitiors on a hot Sunday morning. The humid conditions made it difficult for the athletes, but they showed determination and all finished the run. Inishowen AC are calling all ladies of Inishowen to get on the road for the next female only 5k run, which takes place on Sunday, 17th June in Carndonagh - 11am start. Women of all abilites are invited to try the 5k distance in a non-competitive environment.
Ladies Only Fit4Life 5K Series Poster
Further afield on Sunday, five Inishowen AC athletes were in Edinburgh for the Marathon and Half Marathon and some excepional results were achieved on the day. Bridget Moohan was the sole runner in the Marathon and she clocked a 3 hour 58 finish. Christian McGinley ran a 1 hour 23.30 minute PB for the Half Marathon, followed by Gerard Doherty in 1 hour 25.11 (PB), Shane Doherty 1 hour 25.40 minutes and Denis Doherty 1 hour 44.30 minutes.