There was a huge turnout at last night’s Ballintotis 4 miler, the first of the year’s big evening road races. The standard up front was hot at 3 athletes came in under 20 minutes, with East Cork’s James McCarthy taking overall honours. Leevale athletes packed well as Andrew Sheehan, John O’Connell and Rob Patterson all finished in the top 10, while Carmell Parnell and Helen Leondard finished 4th and 6th in the ladies race.
Meanwhile, last weekend Nollaigh O’Neill had a great win in the Sancti Petri Half-Marathon. Nollaigh is no stranger to international wins, having won the Lanzarote Marathon last year. Full story on the Cork Running Blog