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Cranford AC Boxing Day Run

A great turn out on a bright Boxing Day
afternoon saw some great running taking place in Cranford Park for the Bill
Hunter and Winifred Gallagher Memorial races.

First up was the u7-u9 race
where all the young athletes had a great run with Clodagh Neely coming home in
first place followed by Michael Moore in 2nd and Ryan McMenamin in
3rd.

Next up was the juvenile race which was won by Cian McMenamin
followed by Oisin Kelly in 2nd place and Max Roarty in 3rd.

It was the
seniors race next with over 40 competitors taking part. Young Kevin Logue lead
from the start closely followed by Eoin Kelly and Christopher Murray with these
young Cranford athletes leading for the first half of the four lap race.  After
a great run Kevin went on to win the race followed home by Cranford veteran PJ
Boyce in 2nd place with Eoin Kelly coming home in 3rd.

In the ladies
race it was another Cranford athlete Lucy Backus who lead the ladies home
followed by Sinead People’s in 2nd place and Claire Harkin in 3rd.

The
first masters lady home was Rosemary Gallagher followed by Ruth Crutheon in 2nd
place and Darina Ferry in 3rd.  In the men’s masters race in 1st place was
Michael McHugh, John Morrissey in 2nd and Manus Peoples in 3rd place.

The junior ladies race was won by Milford AC’s Gillian Marley closely
followed by Cranfords Niamh Kelly in 2nd place and Grace Trearty in 3rd.

It was all back to the Beach Hotel in Downings for the presentations.
Thanks to Gerry Gallagher, Joe Boyce, Paddy Marley and Eamon Giles for making
the presentations. As well as all the winners a presentation was made to Darren
Lynch from Cranford FC who was the first footballer home and a special
presentation was made to James Doherty who has taking part in every Boxing Day
run bar one.

Thanks to the Beach Hotel in Downings for once again their
hospitality in hosting the presentations and for providing the refreshments
after the race. Well done to all the athletes that took part and a big thank to
everyone who attended for making the day so enjoyable.

The young competers in the u/7 to u/9 race.

The young competers in the u/7 to u/9 race.

Competers in the junior race.

Competers in the junior race.

Max Roarty 2nd Cian mc Memanin 1st Oisin Kelly 2nd Junior Race.

Max Roarty 2nd Cian mc Memanin 1st Oisin Kelly 2nd Junior Race.

First 3 home in the men kevin Logue,PJ Boyce and Eoin Kelly.

First 3 home in the men kevin Logue,PJ Boyce and Eoin Kelly.

Clodagh Neely

Clodagh Neely

Action from the u/9 race.

Action from the u/9 race.

James Doherty.

James Doherty.

Gillian Marley Lucy Backus and Sinead Peoples.

Gillian Marley Lucy Backus and Sinead Peoples.

Action from the Boxing Day Race.

Action from the Boxing Day Race.

Kevin Logue winner of Race.

Kevin Logue winner of Race.

Action from the Boxing Day Race.

Action from the Boxing Day Race.

Shaun, Danny,Arthur Paul and friends.

Shaun, Danny,Arthur Paul and friends.

 

James Doherty with Eamon Giles

James Doherty with Eamon Giles

Grace Trearty with Paddy Marley.

Grace Trearty with Paddy Marley.

Eoin Kelly 3rd overall.

Eoin Kelly 3rd overall.

The winner Kevin Logue with Virginia mc Elhiney

The winner Kevin Logue with Virginia mc Elhiney

PJ Boyce with Virginia mc Elhinney

PJ Boyce with Virginia mc Elhinney

Lucy Backus and Jerry Gallagher,

Lucy Backus and Jerry Gallagher,

Niamh Kelly with Paddy Marley.

Niamh Kelly with Paddy Marley.

start 2

start of the Boxing Day Race 2014.

start of the Boxing Day Race 2014.