The Kerry County 5km Road Championships took place in Ardfert on Sunday with 90 runners taking to the course – one of the highest entries for the St Brendan’s AC hosted event in recent years. The overall winner and taking the senior men’s title was Oisin Lynch from Killarney Valley who was awarded the Tadgh Crowley Perpetual Cup. Killarney Valley also won the senior men’s gold team medals.
opping the senior women’s category was An Riocht’s Amy Pullman-Daamen, leading her team to gold medals.
Ted O’Gorman, Killarney Valley won Junior Men with Killarney Valley taking the team gold medals. The Junior Women’s title went to Noelle Dillon from Lios Tuathail. Team gold went to An Riocht.
Masters Men results:
O-35: Brendan Caffrey, won the Dinny O’Connor Perpetual Cup
O-40: Paul Doolan, Killarney Valley
O-45: Tim O’Connor An Riocht
O-50: Gearoid Pierce, Spa Fenit Barrow
O-55: John Barret, Killarney Valley
O-60: Kevin Griffin, An Riocht
O-70: Michael O’Connor, Farranfore Maine Valley
There are only two team categories for Masters, O35 and O50: An Riocht won both.
Masters Women results:
O-35: Amanda Keane, Killarney Valley
O-40: Siobhan Daly, An Riocht.
O-45: Doreen Moore, An Riocht.
O-50: Denise Cremin, Killarney Valley.
O-55: Caroline Murphy, Gneeveguilla.
An Riocht won the O-35 team prize, there was no O-50 team for the women.
While the adults were running around Ardfert the juvenile athletes were in Nenagh for the U-9 to U-11 Juvenile Championships and the Juvenile Walks Championships.
In the walks there several medals for St Brendan’s AC. Muireann Lawlor, gold in U-13 girls; Cori Boylan gold in U-14 girls, with Amelia Gieraltowska getting silver in same event.
Adam O’Leary (St Brendan’s) won bronze in U-11 boys shot; Lucia de Faoite (Kenmare) won bronze in U-17 girls walk; Aria Collins, Tralee Harriers came 4th in U-11 60m.