Rosses AC’s Eoin Boye has received the 25 Km part of the gruelling Bluestack Manner Extremely Race which was held on the weekend.
Boyle, who joined Rosses a few years in the past and has progressively been getting sooner, fitter and stronger, got here away with a fantastic victory. One other native man, Eugene McCafferty additionally had a really robust race and completed in a really spectacular eighth place. Within the 50k race, the membership had two athletes competing and each completed within the prime ten. One is not any stranger to mountains, Ken Bates, who completed in a superb fifth place general with Declan Gallagher pushing arduous all the way in which to recover from the road in a really robust eighth place.
Certainly, races are coming quick at the moment of the yr with athletes concerned in lots of races.
There was the Ballyshannon 5k the place Keith O’Connell bought one other race into the legs on his return to racing in 18:41.
Domestically there was the Dunlewey 5k within the shadow of lovely Errigal. Three Rosses males bought sub-16, with Declan Ferry 15:28, Charlie O Donnell 15:34 and Shane O Donnell 15:42. Mark Ward put in a high-quality exhibiting with a good time of 16:47 in 4th. Patrick Trimble took second in his class in 17:01. Conor Boyle 17:56, Ken Bates claimed a brand new PB in 18:25, Michael O Donnell 19:41, Denis Boner 19:48, Norman McClean 20:48, Seamus Ferry 20:59, Keith Boyd debuted his Rosses vest in 23:47, Michael O Donnell 24:13, Noel Boyd 24:35 and Malachy Doyle 25:23. Within the girls part Bernie Boyle has been going from energy to energy and took victory with a brand new PB of 19:03. Martina Mulhern was runner up in 19:56 and Cathy Breslin in 21:33.
Within the Dungloe 5k, after a few latest runners up finishes, Shane O Donnell was to assert victory in a powerful 16:17. Mark Ward got here fourth in 17:14, Patrick Trimble 17:22 and, after doing a triathlon on the weekend, Gavin Ward confirmed his energy of restoration to run a swift 18:31. Michael O’Donnell claimed the o60 class in 20:32. Our First Girl was Bernie Boyle in 19:34, Emer Magee 22:06, Cathy Breslin 22:23 and Sarah Mulholland 22:45. There was a fantastic turnout of girls with some again racing for the primary time shortly which is all the time nice to see. Within the Junior part, Odhran Rodgers led them house, adopted carefully by Tristan Greene and Evan Ward. There was numerous native athletes and this was a lot appreciated.
The final race of the weekend was the Carrickfinn Coastal 10k taking within the lovely surroundings whereas operating up and down the robust sand dunes the place it was a Rosses prime three with Declan Ferry, Shane O’Donnell and Charlie O’Donnell whereas within the girls race it was Maria Mulligan first, Bernie Boyle second and Martina Mulhern third.
Rosses AC’s Eoin Boyle wins gruelling 25K Bluestack Manner Extremely Race was final modified: August eighth, 2023 by