In Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon Jill Hodgins was the first woman home in 2:48:18 while in the men’s David Mansfield of Clonliffe Harriers was second in in 2:29:20. Gary O’Hanlon also Clonliffe was third in 2:30.20, and Peter Mooney was fifth in 2:33.05. Clonliffe’s Sergiu Ciobanu was second in the half with 67:48.
Claire McCarthy of Leevale, who will run the marathon at the World Championships in London later this summer, finished seventh overall and first woman in Half running 76 mins 34 secs.
AT THE WALLED CITY MARATHON in Derry, Catherine Whoriskey came out on top with a time of 2:50.38. Tullamore Harriers Pauline Curley finished second in 2:53:08.