The 2016 county cross country championships got underway today with the Novice and Juvenile Even Ages in Bilboa, Cappamore.
The weather was ideal with all but one shower passing us bye leaving the underfoot conditions suitable for a good days athletics.
This year for the first time the Novice Men’s race was first off followed by five of the Juvenile races then the Novice Women followed by the remainder of the Juvenile events.
On behalf of the board I to thank all participants, officials and Bilboa AC for hosting the event and for the refreshments afterwards.
We had 30 juvenile athletes competing on the day and in the end 24 got medals.
Well done to Sandra Ryan who came 5th in the Novice Women race.
Well done to Thomas Shanahan who came 3rd in the Novice men race. The Men’s novice race won the team race thanks to Thomas Shanahan, Pat Hickey, Martin Phillips and Nevile Shine well done lads.
Well done to Ciara Flaherty who came 3rd in the girls under 10 following that they came 2nd in the team thanks to Ciara, Roise Gaven, Aoife Grimes and Orlaith Grimes well done girls. Well done also to Olivla McCarthy, Lily Reid Hannah Robertson and Aoife Murphy.
Well done to the boys under 10 who came 2nd in team good performance to Ollie Tierney, Diarmuid Hurle, Paddy O Driscoll and Fionnan Hession, well done boys well deserved. Well done also to Ben O’connell and Mark Shine.
Well done to Meadhbh Hurley who won the girls under 12 which lead the team coming 2nd thanks to her, Racheal Shannon, Aoife Ryan and Abby Robertson great achievement girls. Well done to Sadhbh Bullock also.
Now we have the boys under 12 which led Matthew Carroll came 2nd in the race but which led them to win the team race thanks to Matthew, Luke Hession, Sean Mchugo and Tommy O’Driscoll. Well done to Paudi Spratt also.
Well done also to Ciara Grimes on a good performance in the girls under 14 and also to Conor Treacy in the boys under 14.
Well done to Rachel Vallely-Mullins who took the silver in the under 16’s.
Well done to all Limerick AC athletes
Who competed today .
You can find the results in the link below