Club member Brendan Barry took part in the Palestine Half Marathon last weekend. Brendan reports
"Back after an exhausting trip to Palestine (West Bank) & a run in the Freedom of Movement for Palestinians Marathon. I was in the Half Marathon. The people there showed us incredible hospitality and friendship under extremely difficult circumstances. This was in contrast to our seven hours of interrogation with two deportations from our group in Tel Aviv Airport."
We had a fine crowd in Mallow on Sunday but roughly about half of the twenty nine from the club that entered ran. Our first man home with a very good run was Edwin Cashman and our first lady was Sheila Buckley (who also did Cloyne earlier in the day). All our runners seemed to get on very well on what was an ideal day for racing.
Special congrats to Marian Aherne our only prize winner who came 3rd O/50.
Midleton AC Do Brilliant In The Overall Results
In the overall results taking in four of the five races Midleton AC came away with three of the six awards. Frank O'Brien won the mens overall whilst Deidre Aherne had a great series and took second overall lady closely followed by by Eileen Leahy . Whilst Alannah Drennen won first overall Juvenile.Well done all.
(Thanks to Kathleen O'Connell for the photos)
Midleton AC Take The Double
Great wins this morning for Frank O'Brien and Eileen Leahy both Midleton AC who were the first home in the final Cloyne 4Km this morning. A special mention must go to some of our C25K group Louise Jeffery and Eoin White who made their debuts in Cloyne under the very able guidance of Louise Barry.
A busy weekend ahead with the final Cloyne 4Km and Mallow 10 on the cards. We wish all our runners every success in whichever race they are in.
New Midleton AC Jackets
Above are the proposed designs for the new Midleton AC jackets. These are only proposals so please let Bernie or any committee member know your thoughts on these.
Table below shows the overall positions after four races.