10K Road Race

Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Longford Sports and Leisure/Longford AC inaugural 10K road race which took place on the St Patrick day Bank Holiday, the 18th March.  It was near perfect race conditions with most participants achieving a PB. 1st male was Peter Mooney in an impressive time of 33:54, followed closely by his brother Rory in 33:59, 3rd was Richard Gorman in 34:24. Longford AC’s Speedy Gonzales Sinead Phelan was the first Lady across the line with a new PB of 40:17, followed sharply by Mullingar Harriers Aine O’Reilly in 40:39, 3rd was Monica Delaney in 43.17. 1St local male was Eamonn Flynn and 1st local Female was Longford AC’s Johanna Smith.

The full results and video of the race will be posted up on the club website.

Longford AC would like to say a big tank you to David Sheridan & his team at Longford Sport and Leisure Centre who had everything looking so professional in the Mall on the day. Also congratulations and best wishes to David on securing investment from Dragons Den for his unique business Ship My Try Bike.

Big thanks to Longford Tri Club for their help on the course and their finishing line sign. Thanks to the many stewards and helpers on the course, at the finishing line, and in the refreshments area after the race. The race could not have been held without you all.  Thanks also to Julie Ledwith of Tesco Longford and Ciaran Ledwith of Westward Spar Tarmonbarry who donated the after race refreshments.